Mental Health First Aid for Mechanchos

Mental Health First Aid for Mechanchos

Back by popular demand! Join this life-saving training for Mechanchos, taking place April 26 & May 3 / ה׳ אייר & י״ב אייר
Youth Mental Health First Aid teaches adults how to identifyunderstand and respond to signs of mental distress and substance misuse in youth. In collaboration with Amudim, MEF is now pleased to offer this nationally certified course as a subsidized opportunity for Chabad educators!
Suitable for: Teachers, administrators, Bnos Chabad leaders, dorm counselors, and even camp counselors, directors and head staff!
The course consists of:
  1. Approximately 1.5 hours of independent work prior to the course.
  2. A 3 hour live, interactive webinar on Wednesday, April 26 – ה׳ אייר at 7-10PM EST.
  3. A 3 hour live, interactive webinar on Wednesday, May 3 – י״ב אייר at 7-10PM EST.

Please note: Due to the sensitive nature of the course materials, there will be no recordings. Please sign up only if you can attend live (online) at the times specified.

  • The subsidized cost of joining this course is just $23 per person that will be refunded to those who complete the course and receive the certificate.
  • Upon completing the course, participants receive mental health first aid certification, valid for three years.
  • Class size is limited so sign up today!
  • Registration will close either when the class fills up, or one week before the course.

Mrs. Gittel Francis, LMSW, grew up in Crown Heights, Brooklyn and currently lives in Houston, Texas with her husband and children where they serve as Chabad Shluchim. Gittel is a member of the Behavioral Mental Health Service team at Jewish Family Service in Houston and manages the Mental Health First Aid program. She holds the title of national instructor in Adult and Youth Mental Health First Aid. In her role as community outreach social worker, Gittel provides trainings and lectures on a range of topics to increase mental health literacy. Gittel is a member of the clinical advisory board of the JLI teen suicide prevention program. She can be reached via email at [email protected]



Apr 26 2023


7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/Phoenix
  • Date: Apr 26 2023
  • Time: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm




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