Mental Health First Aid Virtual Training Registration

TO PRE-REGISTER please fill out the form below.

Please confirm that you have the time, technology and environment required for participation

Mental Health and substance use can often be viewed as somber, serious, or “heavy” topics. The program itself is designed to give appropriate weight to the severity of certain mental illnesses and addiction disorders while emphasizing hope for recovery and presenting the material in a relaxed and comfortable environment for course participants.  Course instructors will maintain a “virtual hallway” –and a breakout room, where participants can “step out of the training” if necessary.  One of the instructors will be available there to offer support. If you need to leave the training because you are upset or unsettled by the discussion or the material, we will follow up with you by phone. In the unlikely event that we cannot reach you, we will contact your personal support to offer additional resources.

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What is Mental Health First Aid Virtual Training ?

What to expect:
Your instructors will present the material in a relaxed and comfortable environment for course participants in your own space!  We maintain a "virtual hallway," breakout rooms for all classes where participants can participate fully in the training for group activities, etc. just as in LIVE in-person trainings.  You will need to complete a 2 hour self-paced portion of the curriculum prior to the instructor led portion.  You will then need to complete a 5.5 hour LIVE instructor led portion of the curriculum via ZOOM.

What’s Exciting:             
Your certified instructors have learned to utilize all of the Zoom tools, so we will have breakout rooms for small-group discussions, whiteboards for drawing, a hallway for private talk, chats for sharing thoughts and questions! Participants will receive a Process Workbook to use throughout the training.  The virtual training is based on new curricula that includes expanded content on trauma, addiction and self-care.  The Youth MHFA will include new content applicable for adults working with elementary-age children, including content from Child Mind Institute and the impact of social media, trauma and bullying. The content is gender neutral and culturally relevant!

·Internet access with stable wi-fi or network connection
·Laptop, desktop or tablet with video and audio-enabled Zoom
·Interruption-free zone
·Technical assistance 

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:               (610) 313-0924


BE THE ONE! Thank you for your interest in becoming a Mental Health First Aider!  We are pleased to announce that we will be hosting virtual Winter / Spring 2021 Virtual MHFA trainings, all sponsored and brought to you by the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services.

Please note: Participants must register for themselves as each “seat” is designated to a particular person in the registration process. Following your pre-registration submission and based on “seat” availability, we will be back in touch with you to review the training agreements and participant responsibilities. Thank you!

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Thank you for registering for Mental Health First Aid Virtual Training.

We will be in touch with you as the training date approaches.