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Mental Health First Aid: Tools for Use by Staff in a Jail Environment

  • George Wilson, Maricopa County Sheriff's Office,
  • Nicole Primus, New York Department of Correction
  • Date:Saturday, April 8
  • Time:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Room:Crystal E-F
  • Session Type:Breakout

Participants in this workshop learn how to access “free” mental health training that may be available in their jurisdictions. Having a great partnership with behavioral health providers opens the door for an assortment of hands-on training opportunities useful for interaction with those who live with mental illness and are incarcerated. Mental health first aid training is a critical block of instruction that can augment the skills already possessed by custody staff.

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