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Reference Guide for WCC Faculty and Staff: Coming Soon!
Online Training for WCC Faculty & Staff and Students: Supporting our Campus Community
Kognito At-Risk is an online, interactive gatekeeper training simulation used at more than 750 campuses nationwide. Learn to identify and talk to students and peers exhibiting signs of psychological distress and motivate them to seek appropriate help. Possible signs of distress include depression, anxiety, PTSD, and thoughts of suicide.
To learn more about Kognito At-Risk, click HERE. (https://wcc.yccd.edu/student/health/training/)
Yolo County Mental Health
For information about mental health training provided by Yolo County Mental Health, to here: http://www.yolocounty.org/health-human-services/adult-aging/prevention-early-intervention-trainings-mhsa
Yolo County Mental Health offers the following free training:
- Youth Mental Health First Aid: This is an 8-hour public education program which introduces participants to the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents. This course is open to anyone age eighteen (18) or older who regularly works or interacts with youth. This is a good course for parents of adolescents as well.
- Mental Health First Aid for Adults: This interactive 8-hour course is basic in design to help inform the general public about mental health concerns and offer ways to support others in our community, while helping to reduce stigma surrounding mental illness. This course is open to anyone age eighteen (18) or older.
- QPR: This 90 to 120 minute course gives basic guidelines to Question a person about suicide, Persuade the person to get help and Refer for help. This class is open to anyone fifteen (15) years of age, or older.
- SafeTALK: This 4-hour training helps prepare community members to identify persons with thoughts of suicide and connect them to suicide first aid resources. The class is open to anyone fifteen (15) years of age, or older.
For additional information or to register for trainings and education courses, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call the MHSA voicemail at (530) 666-8712 or Email email@example.com for dates, times, and locations.
WCC is also partnering with Yolo County Mental Health to provide training on campus for all staff, faculty, and students and will be offered as flex credit.
- September 21st and 22nd: Mental Health First Aid for Adults, 1 pm to 5 pm, Room 727. If you’re interested in attending, please register through WCC’s Flex Sign-up on the Portal.
- October 25th, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. (Room 727): Q.P.R. (Question, Persuade, Refer) Workshop on suicide prevention (and how to talk with an individual who may be at risk of suicide).
- January 18th, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Room 727): Mental Health First Aid for Adults, 1 pm to 5 pm, Room 727. If you’re interested in attending, please register through WCC’s Flex Sign-up on the Portal.