BTS schedules spring mental health training
Monday, 28 February 2022
btsmhfa2The courses run during March and April
USA - Mental Health First Aid Training Classes for March and April 2022 are now posted on the Behind the Scenes website at
Those who sign up will learn about the risk factors and warning signs of mental health and substance use problems, the five-step ALGEE action plan to help someone who is developing a problem or is in crisis, and the available professional, peer and self-help resources.
The course is delivered in two parts. The first is a two-hour self-paced online course that must be completed prior to a six-hour virtual live instructor-led session. Classes are being offered on 15, 16, 19 and 30 March and on 3, 6, 19 and 29 April. Upon completing the course, takers will become a certified Mental Health First Aiders, valid for three years.
"Do you know how to respond if you see someone who is deeply depressed, having a anxiety attack, or showing signs of alcoholism or substance use? Just as CPR helps you assist an individual having a heart attack, Mental Health First Aid helps you assist someone experiencing a mental health or substance use-related issue," says the charity.
IATSE Members and those working under IATSE agreements may be eligible for Training Trust Fund reimbursement upon proof of successful completion of the course. A limited number of partial and full scholarships are available to individuals not eligible for reimbursement. Private group classes of 15-20 are available. 

Latest Issue. . .

Tweets from our Friends