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Mission: Kaiser Permanente seeks to reduce the stigma associated with mental illness by increasing the knowledge, skills and confidence of its workforce to respond to someone developing a mental health problem or experiencing a crisis

You can be among the first in the KP family to have access to this important training.

Learn how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis.*
  • 8 hour evidence based training
  • Identify and understand the signs of mental illness and substance use disorders
  • Understand the prevalence of mental health disorders and the need for reduced stigma
  • Promote the protective factors that can impact an individual's health and recovery
  • Apply a 5-step action plan to assess the situation and help an individual in crisis connect with appropriate evidence-based treatment and supports
  • Identify and access the professional and community resources available to support individuals
  • CEs may be available - check with your regional contact person
Training funds will cover the following costs:
  • Cost of training, textbooks/course materials, and/or non-KP instructors.
Training funds will NOT cover the following costs:
  • Travel to and from the training
  • Food/Meals
  • Back-fill wages
  • Benefits
  • Overtime

Check back to this page in the future for details on classes available for your region/union

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