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College of Health Sciences

Mental Health First Aid

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College of Health Sciences

Address: 
Sturzebecker Health Sciences Center 
855 S. New Street 
West Chester, PA 19383


Dr. Scott Heinerichs 
Dean (interim) 
Phone: 610-436-2825 
Fax: 610-436-2860 
Email: SHeinerichs@wcupa.edu


Marge Curran 
Secretary, Dean 
Phone: 610-436-2825 
Email: MCurran@wcupa.edu


Melissa Reed 
Associate Dean (interim) 
Phone: 610-436-2825 
Email: MReed3@wcupa.edu


Debra Murray 
Budget Manager 
Phone: 610-738-2385 
Email: DMurray@wcupa.edu


Amanda Blue 
Outreach Business Manager 
Phone: 610-738-0411 
Email: ABlue@wcupa.edu

Mental Health First Aid Registration

Mental Health First Aid is an 8 hour, evidence based public education program designed to teach everyday citizens the skills to help someone struggling with a mental health concern or crisis. The course teaches how to identify risk factors and warning signs and to understand and respond with a practical action plan. Participants receive a comprehensive 138-page manual and certification as a “Mental Health First Aider” that is renewable every three years.

Participants must attend all 8 hours to receive certification. 

If you would like to attend a course that's full, please send an email to Amanda Blue, and you will be added to a wait list. We are working on scheduling more classes and we DO have cancellations. Participants MUST attend the full 8 hours for certification. If you select a course offered over two days (four hours each), please make sure you are able to attend BOTH sessions.

This is an excellent opportunity for our students, faculty and staff to get this training, free of charge, on our campus.
Questions? Contact Amanda Blue, Outreach Manager, College of Health Sciences, ablue@wcupa.edu

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Date Time Location Registration Button
Sept 26
8:00am-5:00pm Sykes Student Union
Oct 12
8:00am-5:00pm Sykes Student Union
Oct 23
8:00am-5:00pm Sykes Student Union
Nov 8
8:00am-5:00pm Sykes Student Union
Nov 13
8:00am-5:00pm Sykes Student Union
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