Law Elder Law hosted the mental health first aid training seminar that is taught by mental health professionals from Linden Oaks hospital located in Naperville, Illinois.
Over 20 professionals attended the 3 four hour course. Professionals from Illinois Math and Science Academy, Senior Services from Dekalb, Kane and Kendall Counties, Kane County States Attorneys office, and the Larkin Center were some of the individuals that attended the sessions.
Basics in mental health were covered along with learning how to deal with individuals who were in crisis. After completion of the class, the professionals were certified as first responders to mental health crisis.
12 continuing education units were offered for social workers and nurses when the class was completed.