VOLUNTEER for full day and earn credits FOR MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID TRAINING:
You are automatically signed up as an ALL DAY VOLUNTEER to earn the 8 hours of credits in the accredited disciplines listed below (there are no partial credits). You are required to attend from 7:00AM - 5:30PM (Allowing 30 mins at start and finish of event for setup and tear down/distribution of certificates at end of day).
NOTE: This is the same MHFA course offered earlier this year so if you earned credit at our June MHFA course please return to previous page and register thru Volunteer Only page.
This registration determines list of volunteers for BCSP, provides us a complete list of those applying for credits in one of the fields listed below and generates any additional meal counts.
For Full Information about MHFA Course/Accrediation:
Date: August 27, 2016 (Saturday)
Time: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm,
Registration & breakfast 7:30 am
Austen Riggs Center
Administration Office Building
25 Main Street, Stockbridge, MA 01262
Credits have been approved for or in process of approval for the following disciplines. If you would like to apply for Professional Development credits for another discipline/authorizing agency you will be awarded a Certificate of Attendance of course upon full attendance for the day:
NURSING: This program meets the requirements for 8 nursing contact hours as specified by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing - 244 CMR 5.04.
SOCIAL WORK: This program has been approved for 8 Social Work Continuing Education hours for relicensure, in accordance with 258 CMR. Collaborative of NASW and the Boston College and Simmons Schools of Social Work Authorization Number D 70336-1.
LMFT: This program has been certified by the FDA/CE for 8 hours of professional continuing education for Marriage and Family Therapists.
LMHC: Berkshire AHEC and the Berkshire Coalition for Suicide Prevention are cosponsors of this program. This co-sponsorship has been approved by NBCC. Berkshire AHEC is an NBCC Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5585. The ACEP is solely responsible for this program, including the awarding of 8 NBCC continuing education credits.
REHABILITATION COUNSELORS: The Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC) has approved this program for 8 clock hours for rehabilitation counselors.
SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELORS: The Massachusetts Board of Substance Abuse Counselor Certification, Inc. (MBSACC) has approved this program for 8 contact hours for substance abuse counselors in Massachusetts.
Successful Completion Requirements: Participants are expected to sign in and out, attend the entire program, and complete an evaluation. No partial credit will be awarded.
Other Professional Development Credits: For those who would like to submit their course attendance for other professional development credit/contact hours we will be providing a Certificate of Attendance (for full attendance only) as well as a downloadable packet of the course objectives, flyer and brochure that you can submit to an authorizing authority/agency not on the above list (We can not guarantee the credits will be accepted/recognized for other than those groups listed above but we will provide those materials to our attendees for assistance with their professional development)
VOLUNTEER and credit REGISTRATION:
For credits we are required to collect full address as well as the field you are asking for credits in and your state and license number.