Certification Courses

We are now offering courses for both Pain Coach Certification and Mental Health 1st Aid Certification for Youth and Adult!

**ALL OF OUR CLASSES ARE OFFERED IN PERSON OR ONLINE, AND HAVE GROUP DISCOUNTS**

Pain Coach Certification

This certification teaches you to identify, understand and respond to someone in pain. This 8- hour training gives adults the skills they need to provide initial support to someone who may be suffering with a pain management problem, and help them connect to the appropriate care. This course is taught by our Life Pain Specialists, LPS.

Course length

4 Hours

Mental Health First Aid- YOUTH

Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed for adults who regularly interact with young people. The course introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a 5-step action plan for how to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, substance use, disorders in which psychosis may occur, disruptive behavior disorders (including AD/HD), and eating disorders.

Course length

4 Hours

Mental Health First Aid- ADULT

Mental Health First Aid for Adults teaches people how to recognize signs of mental health or substance use challenges in adults ages 18 and older, how to offer and provide initial help, and how to guide a person toward appropriate care if necessary. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, psychosis, and addictions.

Course length

4 Hours

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