Jefferson Center Trainings

Mental Health First Aid 

  • When you attend Mental Health First Aid, you’ll learn how to identify the signs and symptoms of a range of mental health and substance use disorders, and will build the skills and confidence to help someone in crisis.
  • This interactive 8-hour course includes a two-hour self-paced course, and a six-hour live, virtual session led by certified Mental Health First Aid instructors.
  • We offer this course for free to community members, but it is not free to provide. We ask for a $15 deposit due at sign up, that is refunded upon completion of the course. If you have any difficulty with this, please contact us.

Upcoming MHFA Courses

In-Person MHFA at Golden Community Center in Golden, CO – July 28th from 8a-5p: https://mhfa07282022.eventbrite.com

Virtual MHFA – August 18th from 9a-4p: https://mhfa08182022.eventbrite.com

Virtual MHFA – September 7th from 9a-4p:  https://mhfa09072022.eventbrite.com

 

QPR - Question, Persuade, Refer (Virtual)

QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer — 3 simple steps that anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. Just as people trained in CPR help save thousands of lives each year, people trained in QPR learn how to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis, how to offer hope, and how to save a life.

 Upcoming QPR Trainings:

Virtual QPR – July 26th from 9a-10:30a: https://qpr07262022.eventbrite.com

Virtual QPR – August 16th from 9a-10:30a: https://qpr08162022.eventbrite.com

Virtual QPR en español - 15 de septiembre de 2022 a partir de las 9a-10:30a https://qpr09152022.eventbrite.com

 

safeTALK

This safeTALK training is a 3-hour program that deals openly with the stigma around suicide and prepares participants to become more aware of suicide prevention opportunities in their community. As a safeTALK participant, you will learn to recognize signs that someone may be struggling, engage individuals in direct conversation, and connect them to an intervention resource for further support. We also ask for a $15 deposit due at sign up for this training that is refunded upon completion of the course. If you have any difficulty with this, please contact us.

 In-Person safeTALK at Gilpin County Public Library in Black Hawk, CO – August 2nd from 9a-12p: https://safeTALK08022022.eventbrite.com

 

For additional information or questions, contact speakersbureau@jcmh.org.