UMaine Counseling Center offering fall 2022 training about working with students in distress

The University of Maine Counseling Center is offering a two-part fall 2022 semester training in working with students in distress for staff and student workers. 

This presentation and training is intended to help participants become more aware and prepared to deal effectively with students who are struggling and in distress.

Part I of the training covers the basics of Psychological First Aid, developed by Johns Hopkins Center for Public Health Preparedness. This session usually goes for 60 minutes with an additional 20 minutes for extended consultation and discussion. 

Part II focuses on roleplay to strengthen skills learned in Part I. Part II usually runs for 60 minutes.

The upcoming dates and times of the trainings are listed below:

  • Part I, Sept. 23 at 10 a.m. (In person)
  • Part I, Oct. 6 at 3 p.m. (In person)
  • Online Q&A, Oct. 13 at 11 a.m.
  • Part II, Oct. 26 at 3 p.m. (In person)
  • Part II, Nov. 1 at 1 p.m. (In person)
  • Part II, Nov. 14 at 10 a.m. (In person)

Sign up here. Attendees should request accommodations a week in advance.