Mental Health Ministry Volunteer Training
1-Day Volunteer Training
The Mental Health Ministry Volunteer Training Program is a culturally competent, faith integrated mental health basic education and awareness training program. Staff and volunteers who complete Trauma & Distress Advocacy training will be able to:
- IDENTIFY signs and symptoms of mental disorders, including general mental health(GMH), serious mental illness (SMI) and/or serious emotional disturbance (SED);
- ASSESS persons with mental distress using a biopsychosocial model and employ crisis de-escalation techniques and services;
- TRIAGE and refer individuals with mental distress to appropriate services, particularly individuals with SMI and/or SED, as well as GMH and those in danger of hurting themselves or others or may be otherwise severely or gravely disabled.
- SUPPORT individuals with mental distress using ongoing faith-integrated basic mental health support skills and other short and/or long-term intervention and prevention techniques to promote mental health;
Pricing for 8-hour training is $1200. Training groups limited to 25. Accompanying manual is sold separately. For more information, email: [email protected]