Mental Health First Aid for Public Safety

Mental Health First Aid for Public Safety is an eight-hour course specially designed for police officers, first responders, corrections officers and other public safety professionals, helping them better understand mental illnesses and addictions and providing them with effective response options to deescalate incidents without compromising safety. Approximately 10,000 public safety professionals have taken the original Mental Health First Aid course

Educational Objectives

After attending the course, a participant will be able to:

• Recognize the symptoms of common mental illnesses and substance use disorders
• Practice de-escalating crisis situations safely
• Demonstrate timely referral to mental health and substance abuse resources available in the community

Available Continuing Education:

—8 hours —

Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES)

DMH-Addiction Therapist

DMH- Community Support Specialist

DMH- IDD

DMH-Licensed Administrator

DMH-Mental Health Therapist

Mississippi Association of Addiction Professionals (MAAP)

Presenter

Chan Willis and Jarice Veal

Location

MSPHI

829 Wilson Drive Suite C
Ridgeland MS 39157

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Date

Jul. 17, 2018

Time

8:00 am - 5:30 pm

Presenter

Chan Willis and Jarice Veal

Location

MSPHI

829 Wilson Drive Suite C
Ridgeland MS 39157

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