Mental Health First Aid for 1st Responders, CIPTC, Peoria

Mental Health First Aid for 1st Responders, CIPTC, Peoria

05-10-2024 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Central Illinois Police Training Center Poplar Hall P101
Phone:309-690-7355
Address: 5407 N University St, Peoria, IL 61614, USA
5407 N University St, Peoria, IL 61614, USA

CENTRAL ILLINOIS POLICE TRAINING CENTER

Brian Fengel, Director

Phone: (309) 690-7350
Fax: (309) 690-7359
Jean Swan: jswan@icc.edu

Heather Grove: hgrove@icc.edu

Mental Health First Aid for 1st Responders

Instructor: Anthony White

May 10, 2024

8am – 4pm

Class will meet at CIPTC, ICC Peoria Campus, 5407 N. University, Poplar Hall P01, Peoria, Il

Enrollment Deadline: May 3, 2024

Course Size:  Minimum – 10 Maximum – 24

 

Course Object

Mental Health First Aid is an 8 hour course designed to promote mental health awareness. The course provides knowledge to individuals on how to use a non-linear action plan to assist them when in contact with someone experiencing a mental health crisis. The course is designed to aid and equip individuals with the capability to effectively manage these populations they regularly interact with.

 Course Content

  • De-stigmatize and Demystify Mental Health Issues
  • Increase Mental Health Literacy
  • Facilitate an Awareness of the Prevalence of Mental Health Issues
  • Acquire Knowledge of the Signs and Symptoms of a Mental Health Issue
  • Increase Mental Health Literacy
  • Acquire knowledge on De-escalation of Aggression Techniques

Course Content Overview:

  • Define Mental Health First Aid
  • Mental Health Prevalence in the U.S. and the Populations Served
  • Mental Health First Aid Action Plan
  • Understanding and Action Plans for:
  • Depression
  • Panic Attacks
  • Anxiety
  • Traumatic Events
  • Psychosis
  • Overdose
  • Suicidal Behavior
  • Substance Use Disorder

Mobile In-Service Training Team # 7 Illinois Enforcement Training and Standards Board

MTU #7 request for certification of this course has been approved by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board

Meets the following mandatory training criteria: ILETSB Pending

Mental Health First Aid for 1st Responders, CIPTC, Peoria