Conferences

Adult Mental Health First Aid USA 

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Rural Model Clinic – AAPHC Site
2202 East Oglethorpe Boulevard
Albany, GA 31705

Saturday, December 5, 2020
8:00AM – 5:00PM

Free course, but PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED HERE

The Community Should Attend for An Opportunity to:

  • Learn to recognize mental health crises in adult and provide support
  • Receive Adult Mental Health First Aider status that is valid for three years

What is Adult Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)?

  • Adult MHFA is an 8-hour training to give individuals knowledge and tools to recognize mental health issues and provide support, specifically to adults. Similar to CPR, this training prepares a person with no clinical training to assist an adult going through a mental health crisis. Participants will learn risk factors and warning signs of mental illnesses and addictions as well as the five-step MHFA Action Plan (ALGEE) to assist someone to seek the appropriate professional help and other supports. This interactive course is taught through the use of modeling, group discussions, personal reflection, partner activities, and role-playing.

Speakers

  • Krystal Heath, MBA, BS
  • Joel Vandenbergh, LPC, NCC

Partners

  • Aspire Dougherty County Outpatient Clinic
  • Georgia Southwestern State University
  • National Council for Behavioral Health
  • Southwest Georgia Area Health Education Center

Adult Mental Health First Aid USA 

Program Flyer

Rural Model Clinic – AAPHC Site
2202 East Oglethorpe Boulevard
Albany, GA 31705

Friday, December 4, 2020
8:00AM – 5:00PM

Free course, but PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED HERE

The Community Should Attend for An Opportunity to:

  • Learn to recognize mental health crises in adult and provide support
  • Receive Adult Mental Health First Aider status that is valid for three years

What is Adult Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)?

  • Adult MHFA is an 8-hour training to give individuals knowledge and tools to recognize mental health issues and provide support, specifically to adults. Similar to CPR, this training prepares a person with no clinical training to assist an adult going through a mental health crisis. Participants will learn risk factors and warning signs of mental illnesses and addictions as well as the five-step MHFA Action Plan (ALGEE) to assist someone to seek the appropriate professional help and other supports. This interactive course is taught through the use of modeling, group discussions, personal reflection, partner activities, and role-playing.

Speakers

  • Krystal Heath, MBA, BS
  • Joel Vandenbergh, LPC, NCC

Partners

  • Aspire Dougherty County Outpatient Clinic
  • Georgia Southwestern State University
  • National Council for Behavioral Health
  • Southwest Georgia Area Health Education Center

Adult Mental Health First Aid USA 

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Georgia Southwestern State University
800 GSW State University Drive
Carter 1 Building AA – Nursing Lecture Hall
Americus, GA 31709

Saturday, October 17, 2020
8:00AM – 5:00PM

Free course, but PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED HERE

The Community Should Attend for An Opportunity to:

  • Learn to recognize mental health crises in adult and provide support
  • Receive Adult Mental Health First Aider status that is valid for three years

What is Adult Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)?

  • Adult MHFA is an 8-hour training to give individuals knowledge and tools to recognize mental health issues and provide support, specifically to adults. Similar to CPR, this training prepares a person with no clinical training to assist an adult going through a mental health crisis. Participants will learn risk factors and warning signs of mental illnesses and addictions as well as the five-step MHFA Action Plan (ALGEE) to assist someone to seek the appropriate professional help and other supports. This interactive course is taught through the use of modeling, group discussions, personal reflection, partner activities, and role-playing.

Speakers

  • Paula Bryant, EdD, RN
  • Krystal Heath, MBA, BS

Partners

  • Aspire Dougherty County Outpatient Clinic
  • Georgia Southwestern State University
  • National Council for Behavioral Health
  • Southwest Georgia Area Health Education Center

Adult Mental Health First Aid USA 

Program Flyer

Georgia Southwestern State University
800 GSW State University Drive
Carter 1 Building AA – Nursing Lecture Hall
Americus, GA 31709

Friday, October 16, 2020
8:00AM – 5:00PM

Free course, but PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED HERE

The Community Should Attend for An Opportunity to:

  • Learn to recognize mental health crises in adult and provide support
  • Receive Adult Mental Health First Aider status that is valid for three years

What is Adult Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)?

  • Adult MHFA is an 8-hour training to give individuals knowledge and tools to recognize mental health issues and provide support, specifically to adults. Similar to CPR, this training prepares a person with no clinical training to assist an adult going through a mental health crisis. Participants will learn risk factors and warning signs of mental illnesses and addictions as well as the five-step MHFA Action Plan (ALGEE) to assist someone to seek the appropriate professional help and other supports. This interactive course is taught through the use of modeling, group discussions, personal reflection, partner activities, and role-playing.

Speakers

  • Paula Bryant, EdD, RN
  • Krystal Heath, MBA, BS

Partners

  • Aspire Dougherty County Outpatient Clinic
  • Georgia Southwestern State University
  • National Council for Behavioral Health
  • Southwest Georgia Area Health Education Center

Pathway to Med School Admissions Forum 2020

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Due to COVID-19, the live Forum has been cancelled.

However, if you’re thinking about a career in medicine,
you can learn what it takes to get into medical school.

Click this Interactive forum to get important information needed to pursue a challenging career in medicine.  Benefit from the Q & A session led by top decision makers from Georgia’s medical schools admissions’ officers.