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Senior Counseling Center to host Mental Health First Aid event.

Byline: Journal Record Staff

MOORE Norman Regional Senior Counseling Center and The Oklahoma Mental Health and Aging Coalition are collaborating to offer another "Mental Health First Aid For Aging Adults."

The free daylong training event will go from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on April 30 at the Norman Regional Moore Conference Center, 700 S. Telephone Rd. in Moore. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

During the event, participants will be introduced to the risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adults over the age of 65, educated on the importance of early intervention, and taught how to help during a crisis or mental health challenge.

The training event is for anyone engaged in the aging population or involved in health care for seniors, including physicians, nurses, counselors, social workers, caregivers, and more. Continuing education unit credits are also available for licensed professional counselors, licensed clinical social workers, licensed master social workers, the Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training, and more.

Registration is required. The event is only open to 30 participants. RSVP by calling 405-912-3495.

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Publication:Journal Record (Oklahoma City, OK)
Date:Apr 16, 2019
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