Training Opportunity Available for Section 19 Home and Community Based Services for Older and Disabled Adult Caregivers

The Office of Aging and Disability Services is excited to announce a virtual training opportunity scheduled for Monday, March 18, 2024- Mental Health First Aid. This training is being provided under collaboration with the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Maine and is available for caregivers providing care to Section 19 members. Caregivers can include personal support staff, attendants, home health aides, CNAs, nurses or other natural and family supports.

Mental Health First Aid for Caregivers is a skills-based training that teaches participants skills to respond to aging adults struggling with a mental health challenge. This training leads to a three-year certification issued by the National Council for Mental Wellbeing.

Registration will be limited to 25 participants. 

Details of the training are below:               

When: Monday March 18, 2024

Time: 8:30AM-3:00PM EST

Cost: FREE


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