Interested in making mental health a priority at your place of work?
At Jefferson Center we value the inclusion of mental health awareness in the workplace, and have a variety of classes, training sessions and public speakers to aid to your organizations efforts to build the conversation around mental health at your organization.
Mental Health First Aid
Do you want to help your employees recognize a range of mental health problems and gain the skills and confidence to help someone in a mental health crisis? Mental Health First Aid offers a concrete action plan to help someone in crisis connect with appropriate professional, peer and self-help care. The course will provide useful skills in both personal and professional settings for all employees. The course can be delivered in either one 8-hour session or two 4-hour sessions. Exercises can be adapted to address the common scenarios you encounter
We offer a variety of course models including:
- Adult Mental Health First Aid
- Mental Health First Aid for Veterans
- Youth Mental Health First Aid – designed for adults who regularly interact with young people (ages 12-18).
Hear what past participants have to say about Mental Health First Aid:
“The training was great and we were given real life scenarios so that we could practice our response.”
“It was an interesting course that I will be able to put into practice at my job and elsewhere in my life.”
“After this training, I now feel comfortable applying the 5 steps & using what I’ve learned.”
“It took the fear out of me of what to do or say to a person in a mental health crisis.”
For more information around booking a private corporate class, please contact Marketing Manager Julia Marvin, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Speakers Bureau at Jefferson Center shares our resources and knowledge with businesses, civic clubs, church groups, schools, and other organizations in our area. We’ll share information on a wide range of mental health topics by mental health therapists, executives and other experts in the field.
Allow us to develop a presentation in your area of interest or choose from a variety of topics such as:
- Managing Life Stresses
- Understanding the Effects of Trauma
- Suicide Prevention
- How to Achieve Good Mental Health
- and more!
Contact Marketing and Community Relations Coordinator, Sadie Peterson for more information at SadieP@jcmh.org.
At Jefferson Center, we recognize the link between emotional and physical wellbeing. Our wellness services offer both conventional and holistic alternatives that build on a person’s unique strengths and interests, and help improve total health – mind and body! We offer a variety of classes to provide wellness solutions for your employees including:
- Gentle Yoga
- Taming the Anxious Mind
- Mindfulness 101
For pricing and more information contact Director of Wellness Services, Shannon Gawash, at ShannonG@jcmh.org.