Responsible for coordinating responses to natural disasters, technological emergencies and severe weather emergencies in Atlantic County.
5033 English Creek Avenue
Egg Harbor Township
New Jersey
08234-5743
United States
+1 (609) 407-6742

Department of Public Safety

Office of Emergency Preparedness

Course Schedule Details

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Mental Health First Aid

Course Description:

Pre-Registration is required for this course. Mental Health First Aid is a 8-hour training certification course which teaches participants a five-step action plan to assess a situation, select and implement interventions and secure appropriate care for the individual, the certification program introduces participants to risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems, builds understanding of their impact and overviews common treatments. Thorough evaluations in randomized controlled trials and a quantitative study have proved the CPR-like program effective in improving trainees’ knowledge of mental disorders, reducing stigma and increasing the amount of help provided to others.

Target Audience:

CERT, MRC, Shelter Team Members, First Responders, Emergency Managers.

Suggested Prerequisites:

Class Hours:  8

Special Note: 

None

This Course is not currently on our calendar.

Please click here to email us at emer_mgmt@aclink.org, if you are interested in taking this course.


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