VOLUNTEER for full day and earn credits FOR MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID TRAINING: 

You must be signed up for ALL DAY - CREDIT 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).

If you would like to also volunteer at the other location we do have a critical need for volunteers at 7:00 AM (Setup / Registration) and 5:30 PM (Tear Down / Distribution of Certificates) of each event. NOTE: You can only earn credits once because it is the same course being offered in both locations.

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:

Open MHFA Volunteer Page to get Complete Overview
View/Download just click:  MHFA Course Brochure
View/Download just click:  MHFA Flyer

TRAINING DATES/LOCATIONS:

June 9, 2016 (Thurs)
North Adams, MA

Address:
Holiday Inn, 40 Main St, North Adams, MA
8:00 am to 5:00 pm,
Registration & breakfast 7:30 am

June 10, 2016 (Fri)
Pittsfield, MA

Address:
Berkshire Community College, 1350 West St, Pittsfield
8:00 am to 5:00 pm, 
Registration & breakfast 7:30 am

 

ACCREDITATION/APPROVAL:|

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.

  • Rehabilitation Counselors:  Application has been made to the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC) for the approval of credits for rehabilitation counselors.

  • Substance Abuse Counselors:  Application has been made to the Massachusetts Board of Substance Abuse Counselor Certification, Inc. (MBSACC) for the approval of credits 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.

Name *
Name
Address *
Address
Phone (Primary) *
Phone (Primary)
VOLUNTEERS - NORTH ADAMS - JUNE 9, 2016 (Thurs):
Select Times You Are Volunteering (Otherwise leave blank) - NOTE: You can volunteer for Full Days at both events but can only earn credits at one of the two locations)
Note: Volunteers are critical at registration & closing
Select Meals for North Adams:
Check meals you will be attending - otherwise leave blank
VOLUNTEERS FOR PITTSFIELD - June 10, 2016 (Fri):
Select Times You Are Volunteering (Otherwise leave blank) - NOTE: You can volunteer for Full Days at both events but can only earn credits at one of the two locations)
Note: Volunteers are critical at registration & closing
Select Meals for Pittsfield:
Check meals you will be attending - otherwise leave blank
Accredidation
Please make a selection for Accreditation/Approval of Continuing Education Credits. 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. (**NOTE: We can not guarantee that other agencies will approve credit hours)
If Credits are selected above for authorizing agency please enter your State and License Number