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Mental Health Training
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Mental Health and Wellness Training

CONTACT US

Dana Nowling,
Training Coordinator
(530) 283-2735 Ext. 856
Email Dana Nowling

Need more information about Connect the Dots workshops, hosting a mental health training, or recieving a free consultation?

Plumas Rural Services is a community leader

in the provision of Mental Health and Wellness training and development programs. We provide a variety of evidence-based certification courses, as well as designing training specifically for the needs of your organization.

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OUR CERTIFICATION COURSES

Mental Health First Aid, ASIST, and safeTALK are funded in part by a SAMHSA Mental Health Awareness Training Grant (No. 1H79SM084425-01). This funding is provided to deliver free training to individuals who are employed or are residing in Lassen, Modoc, Plumas and Sierra Counties in California. We invite individuals from other locations to join our training for a set reduced fee, payable upon registration via credit card or with purchase order confirmation.

Cancellation information and fees: If you register to attend a free training and are unable to attend, you must notify Plumas Rural Services at least 7 days before the class start date, or you agree to pay a $50 administration fee.

Mental Health First Aid - Adult

is an 8hr certification training that is offered both online or in-person. The training will equip you to recognize signs and help someone who may be experiencing a mental health challenge or crisis. You must be 18 years or older to attend and must complete the full 8 hours to receive a certificate.

Youth Mental Health First Aid - Youth 

is a 6hr certification training for adults assisting youth who may be experiencing a mental health challenge or crisis. You must be 18 years or older to attend and must complete the full 6 hours to receive a certificate.

Mental Health First Aid - Veterans

is an 8hr certification training for veterans, their family members and those who care for veterans. This training addresses issues specifically related to veterans and mental health as well as general topics covered in the Mental Health First Aid Adult curriculum.

Mental Health First Aid Public Safety

is an 8hr certification training for Law Enforcement, Corrections, 911 Dispatch and any other first responder and/or their family members. This training addresses issues specifically related to law enforcement and mental health as well as general topics covered in the Mental Health First Aid Adult curriculum.

Mental Health First Aid Fire / EMS

is an 8hr certification training for Fire Fighters, Emergency Medical Services and any other first responder and/or their family members. This training addresses issues specifically related to Fire Fighters and EMS as well as general topics covered in the Mental Health First Aid Adult curriculum.

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Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training

2 Day Workshop

APPLIED INTERVENTION SKILLS TRAINING is a 2 day  interactive certification training that is offered in-person only. The training will equip you to recognize signs that someone may be having thoughts of suicide and how to complete an intervention using the PAL (Pathway to Assisting Life) model. The training is certified through www.livingworks.net and 12 CEUs are available for a purchase of $5 each. You must be 16yrs or older to participate.

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Suicide Alertness Training - ½ Day

safeTALK is a 3.5-4hr interactive certification training that is offered in-person only. Learn the four step model that will assist you in identifying when someone may be having thoughts of suicide, how to speak with them and how to connect them to safety. The training is certified through www.livingworks.net and 3 CEUs are available for a purchase of $5 each. You must be 15yrs or older to participate.


For more information about this evidence-based training, please visit:

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Plumas Rural Services 

MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS TRAINING

We have been developing our own mental health awareness training since 2016, in order to meet the needs of our community and address specific topics and concerns in a timeframe and budget that works for you. Below are just a few options that we have available.

We can create more upon request!

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Connect the Dots on Mental Health is a series of free online training addressing a wide range of topics related to mental health and wellness, such as; anxiety, resiliency, suicide alertness, grief and loss and many more…..

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WORKSHOPS DESIGNED FOR YOUR WORKPLACE

Don’t have time to complete a full certification training?  

Want to address topics relevant for you or your team right now?

We design workshops to meet your needs and fit your budget. 

Here are a few examples of Mental Health & Wellness Workshops we have designed for clients.

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  • Assisting Young People With Mental Health
  • Suicide & Depression Awareness for College Students
  • Mental Health & Wellness for Educators 
  • Cultivating Resilience - Teacher’s Development
  • Mental Health Awareness - Corrections Officers 
  • Customer Service - A Trauma-Informed Approach 
  • Mental Health Awareness for CASA volunteers 
  • Suicide Alertness for Hospice Volunteers
  • Suicide Alertness for Crisis Line Volunteers

 

Upcoming Trainings

Mental Heath First Aid - January 21st, 2023

Mental Heath First Aid - January 21st, 2023

Saturday - 01/21/23
Time: 9:30am-5:00pm Location: ONLINE
Cost: $50 per person FREE for Lassen, Modoc, Plumas & Sierra County Residents HOW VIRTUAL WORKS FIRST COMPLETE 2HR…