Training Opportunities

Mental Health, Suicide Awareness and Intervention Training

We are pleased to offer Mental Health First Aid (c) training for our VALEAP-affiliated peers. Mental Health First Aid is an internationally acclaimed best practice model which provides participants with mental health awareness education and basic skills for interacting with individuals in mental health crisis. The class is 8 hours in length and participants will receive a certificate of completion. VALEAP has not yet requested DCJS credit for course completion.

If you are interested in attending a Mental Health First Aid course, please contact Kit Cummings at

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