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  • Virtual Youth MHFA - Sat., Jan. 22, 2022 - Mecklenburg and Cabarrus County Residents ONLY
    This training is being offered through ZOOM and will be virtual.
     
    To be registered for this training course, you must live or work in Mecklenburg or Cabarrus (North Carolina) counties as this grant is funding those in these counties.  You must also be at least 18 years of age, as the MHFA training focuses on adults who work/interact with youth ages 6-18.
     
    Mental Health First Aid is a free course, thanks to generous 2021-2022 funding from the Mecklenburg County ABC Board and the Mecklenburg County Community Services Grant.
     
    If you do not live or work within these counties, please register for one of our fee-based courses on our website.
     
    Deadline: Registration for this course will be closed on Tuesday, January 4, 2022 to allow time for completion of the self-guided portion of MHFA.  
     
    Within 24 hours of registration closing for MHFA Youth virtual training, you will receive specific instructions on how to complete the REQUIRED 2-hour, online, self-directed course pre-work.  NOTE: The 2-hour pre-work MUST be completed 72 hours prior to the 7 hour Instructor-led portion or you will not be able to take the second portion of the course on January 22, 2022. (Pre-work completion deadline is 01/18/2022) 
     
    INSTRUCTOR-LED COURSE: Saturday, January 22, 2022
     
    INSTRUCTOR-LED COURSE TIMEFRAME:  9:00 A.M.-4:00 P.M.
     
    Youth Mental Health First Aid is a skills-based training course that teaches participants about mental health and substance abuse challenges. This course is delivered by certified Mental Health First Aid USA instructors on the MHA staff.  Sessions will be held virtually through ZOOM. 
     
    NOTE: A minimum of eight (8) registrants required for each course.
    Courses with fewer than 8 registered participants 48 hours prior to course date will be cancelled.  Registrants will be notified by email of any class cancellation.
     
    For more information, contact Ericka Ellis-Stewart via email at eellis-stewart@mhacentralcarolinas.org or by telephone 704-365-3454 ext.230 or Kevin Markle via email at kmarkle@mhacentralcarolinas.org or by telephone at 704-365-3454 ext. 225.
     
    Mental Health First Aid is a free course, thanks to generous 2021-2022 funding from the Mecklenburg County ABC Board and the Mecklenburg County Community Services Grant.
     
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