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NAMI Indiana will coordinate 30 free trainings for groups of school personnel between now and June 30, 2017. Participants will receive eight
hours of nationally recognized and evidence-based training on how to identify
and assist youth (primarily adolescents ages 12-18) experiencing a mental
health or addictions challenge or crisis. To learn more about Youth Mental
Health First Aid, please visit: www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org/
be offered at NO COST to schools and school districts. All trainer fees and
material costs are covered by the Youth Mental Health First Aid grant from
the Indiana Division of Mental Health and Addiction (DMHA). Funding for this
opportunity is limited, so apply right away!
will come to you for class sizes of 10 or larger. The maximum class size is
Choose a day
that works for your staff, and we will find instructors that can work with
that schedule. Trainings are typically scheduled for a nine hour block, which
includes a one hour lunch break. Two days of four hour training blocks are
appropriate for teachers, administrators, school resource officers and
security specialists, and support staff (food service, bus drivers, etc.). School
counselors and school nurses are welcome, however this is a basic class for
individuals with little or no knowledge of mental illness. Training can be
opened to the community, but priority must be given to individuals
representing the school systems to be eligible for grant funding.
Only, Please! If you are interested in bringing this training to your school
or district, please email youthMHFA@namiindiana.org.