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Workshop Dates/Times

The entire workshop is 8 hours delivered over two half days.

Saturday, April 6, 2019 (1:00-6:00 PM)
Sunday, April 7, 2019 (8:00-11:15 AM)


The Grand America Hotel


This workshop is currently full, and new registrations are no longer being accepted.

Continuing Education for Pharmacists

The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education for Mental Health First Aid. This 8-hour course will provide 8.0 contact hours (0.8 CEUs) of continuing education credit, and participants must attend the training in full.

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Read Instructions to Obtain CE from NCPA

Support For This Session

Support for Mental Health First Aid is proudly provided by the CPNP Foundation

Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour certificate program developed to teach participants how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The evidence behind the program demonstrates that it helps trainees identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders. The workshop will be offered to students over two, half days. The workshop is supported and subsidized by the CPNP Foundation. Part 1 will begin on Saturday, April 6 from 1:00-6:00 PM. Part 2 will take place the following day, Sunday, April 7 from 8:00-11:15 AM. To obtain certification, participants must attend each session in full.

Following the event, participants will receive a certificate from Mental Health First Aid USA acknowledging certification which is valid for 3 years.

Please contact Katie at the CPNP Office at or 402-476-1677.



Saturday, April 6
1:00-3:00 PM
Mental Health Problems in the USA 
The Mental Health First Aid Action Plan
Understanding Depression and Anxiety Disorders
3:00-3:15 PM Break
3:15-5:15 PM
Helpful and Unhelpful Things to Say
Warning Signs of Suicide
Non-Suicidal Self-Injury
Crisis and Non-Crisis First Aid
5:15-5:25 PM Break
5:25-6:00 PM
Panic Attacks
Crisis First Aid for Traumatic Events
Sunday, April 7
8:00-9:30 AM
Understanding Disorders and Risk Factors of Psychosis
Crisis First Aid for Acute Psychosis
Substance Use Disorders
9:30-9:45 AM Break
9:45-11:15 AM
Crisis First Aid for Withdrawal
Crisis First Aid for Overdose
Exam and Evaluation