Mental Health First Aid (Prince George's County)

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BECO Park Conference Center

4425 Forbes Blvd

Lanham, MD 20706

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Learn how to help a friend, family member, co-worker, or neighbor in need by becoming a Mental Health First Aider. This training opportunity will teach you how to recognize the signs of crisis and seek help.


Dr. Anita Mwalui and Dr. Divine Chiangeh, Mental Health Association of Greater Washington

How much is the training?

There is NO COST to attend this training!

Who Should Attend?

Any professional that works directly with domestic violence survivors, their children, or abusers:

  • Domestic Violence Service Providers (Shelter Staff, Advocates, Therapists, Abuser Intervention Staff)
  • Government Social Service Employees (Adult Protective Services, Child Welfare, DHS, Supervised Visitation, Juvenile Services)
  • Law Enforcement (Patrol, Supervisors, Probation/Parole, Corrections)
  • Legal/Court (Attorneys, Victim-Witness Specialists, Judges, Clerks)
  • Education (K-12, Campus Disciplinary, Title IX, Faculty)
  • Community-Based (Substance Use Professionals, Immigration, Transitional Housing)
  • Health Care (Nurses, Physicians, Community Health Advocates, Mental Health Providers)
  • Faith/Religious Leaders

What’s the content level for this training?

  • Basic: For professionals just beginning their work with survivors, or who have not had much training on working with survivors. (0-2 years’ experience)
  • Intermediate: For professionals who have a basic understanding of best practices for working with survivors. (2-5 years’ experience)


Are Social Work CEUs available?

No. CEUs are not available for this training. Participants will receive a Mental Health First Aid Certificate instead. The certificate is valid for three years.

How much is the Mental Health First Aid Certificate?

The certificate is free. Participants only need to attend one training to recieve their certificate.

When will I receive my Certificate ?

We will make every effort to email you your certificate within 2 weeks of the training. Please email Ayana Wallace at, if there are any questions.

I lost my CEU or Certificate. Can you re-send it?

Yes. Please email Ayana Wallace at

Is parking available?

Parking is available on-site. Please be sure to not park in a marked space, as towing is enforced.

Do I need to print the Eventbrite ticket?

No – once you receive a confirmation email, you are registered and do not need to print your ticket.

Is food available?

No, lunch will be on your own. Food will not be provided, however there are several restaurants in the area. The conference room also has a refrigerator as well as coffee, tea, and water available on-site.

Is this location handicap-accessible?


Will printed handouts be available?

Yes, PowerPoints and handouts will be printed and available for participants.

What is your cancellation policy?

MNADV understands that sometimes life gets in the way. If you need to cancel your registration, please do so at least 48 hours in advance, as many of our trainings have a waitlist. To cancel, please email

I can’t make it anymore, but my colleague can. Can this person take my place?

No - please cancel your registration and have your colleague register on their own so they receive any email instructions prior to the training.

What happens if there is inclement weather the day of the training?

In case of inclement weather, MNADV will reach out to registrants at least 24 hours in advance and will make every effort to reschedule the training in the future.

For any further questions or concerns, please contact Ayana Wallace, Project Manager for The Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence at

We look forward to seeing you there!

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