Mental Health First Aid
Sep
21
10:00 AM10:00

Mental Health First Aid

Attend this FREE mental health first aid training to learn how to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illness.
This full day training will teach you the 5 basic steps to follow in mental health interventions.
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Strengthen our community and be a caring citizen who is aware of mental health issues and can support individuals by attending this national, evidence-based training.

Lunch is provided. Limited to 30 seats - they go fast!
Suitable for ages 18+

To register: send an email to romanda@ktnkwc.org or call 907-225-9355

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Green Dot Bystander Intervention Training
Aug
17
9:30 AM09:30

Green Dot Bystander Intervention Training

  • 70 Bawden St Ketchikan, AK 99901 US (map)
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No one has to do everything,

but we can all do something

 

Have you ever seen something happening that you were  concerned about, but felt too uncomfortable or unsure of how to intervene? You are not alone. Join us for a free, interactive bystander intervention training to examine our personal barriers to intervention, discuss ways to intervene using tools that fit our personal comfort level. These tools are perfect for anyone who wants to change our community culture to one that does not accept violence, stigma, isolation, and abuse!

 

Free Community Training

Saturday, August 17th

9:30 am —3:30 pm

Ketchikan Downtown Fire Station

An approximate $200 value, lunch and all materials are free through the generous support of our program sponsors.

 

Register at www.revillaresilience.com or call 228-4160. Email arika.p@wishak.org for more info

 

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2019 Thrive Summit
May
23
12:00 PM12:00

2019 Thrive Summit

Join us for the 2019 Thrive Summit June 18th and 19th at the Ted Ferry Civic Center. The focus for this year is increasing community capacity for promoting equity and collaboration.

The two-day training will feature Praxis International facilitating conversations on how to advocate for community and systems change to support equity and build solutions to social issues. This is an opportunity to dive into systemic and institutional oppression in our community and society. Praxis trainers Kata Issari and Amanda Weston will help us find ways to maximize change in our community by turning advocacy into activism.

Day one will open with a keynote from Dr. Linda Chamberlain exploring the neurobiology of trauma, self-regulation, and healing practices.

Cost is $25 per person, and includes lunch both days.

Register here: https://forms.gle/wY7rwNXA6Fib9isg7

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Green Dot Bystander Intervention Training
Apr
20
9:30 AM09:30

Green Dot Bystander Intervention Training

Have you ever seen something happening that you were concerned about, but felt too uncomfortable or unsure of how to intervene? You are not alone. We are excited to bring the Green Dot Alaska bystander intervention training to Ketchikan. Learn about personal barriers to intervention, how to intervene using the 3 D’s, and simple ways to change the community culture to one that does not accept violence! These skills can be used to combat isolation, stigma, interpersonal violence, community violence, and in many more situations in ways that you are comfortable with.

This training is FREE but space is limited. Lunch and all materials provided. To register visit : https://www.eventbrite.com/e/green-dot-bystander-interventi…

To learn more about this opportunity, you can call 228-4371 or email arika.p@wishak.org

Learn more about the program at www.greendotalaska.com

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Surviving Their Adolescence
Feb
5
5:30 PM17:30

Surviving Their Adolescence

Have you ever wondered what is going on in the brains of the teens and tweens in your life? Are you interested in gaining skills and knowledge to help you in supporting their emotional growth and safety?

Ketchikan Gateway Borough School in partnership with Ketchikan Public Health, Ketchikan Wellness Coalition, Peace Health, WISH, and Revilla Island Resilience Initiative are pleased to present a two-evening event to help all community members who work with adolescents to increase their toolkit!

All sessions are free and open to the public! Register here: https://goo.gl/forms/YQT2t229iphhBFjP2 No RSVP necessary to attend.

Monday night will feature Dr. Linda Chamberlain, a world-renowned researcher, presenting research on the "Amazing Adolescent Brain" and skills to encourage self-regulation and emotional development.

Tuesday night will feature Wendy DeGaffenried, to discuss strategies for creating trauma-sensitive spaces through mindfulness and resilience strategies.

Additional presentations include: internet/cyber safety, sexual assault awareness and prevention, adolescent mental health, nutrition, teen sexual health and development, e-cigs and vaping, and more! Full schedule available at www.kgbsd.org

Giveaways and drawings for participants! Supervised craft area and movie available for those with younger kids.

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Surviving Their Adolescence
Feb
4
5:30 PM17:30

Surviving Their Adolescence

Have you ever wondered what is going on in the brains of the teens and tweens in your life? Are you interested in gaining skills and knowledge to help you in supporting their emotional growth and safety?

Ketchikan Gateway Borough School in partnership with Ketchikan Public Health, Ketchikan Wellness Coalition, Peace Health, WISH, and Revilla Island Resilience Initiative are pleased to present a two-evening event to help all community members who work with adolescents to increase their toolkit!

All sessions are free and open to the public! Register here: https://goo.gl/forms/YQT2t229iphhBFjP2 No RSVP necessary to attend.

Monday night will feature Dr. Linda Chamberlain, a world-renowned researcher, presenting research on the "Amazing Adolescent Brain" and skills to encourage self-regulation and emotional development.

Tuesday night will feature Wendy DeGaffenried, to discuss strategies for creating trauma-sensitive spaces through mindfulness and resilience strategies.

Additional presentations include: internet/cyber safety, sexual assault awareness and prevention, adolescent mental health, nutrition, teen sexual health and development, e-cigs and vaping, and more! Full schedule available at www.kgbsd.org

Giveaways and drawings for participants! Supervised craft area and movie available for those with younger kids.

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Youth Mental Health First Aid Training
Jan
19
9:00 AM09:00

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

Youth Mental Health First Aid is a training that will give you a clear 5-step action plan to help a young person who may be experiencing a mental health issue. 

Learn how to recognize the signs and symptoms of mental illness, and what YOU can do to support a young person in your life.

You will receive a certification valid for 3-years upon completion of the full training. 

REGISTRATION REQUIRED - https://aktclms.org/Training/Class/102774

Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. 

This training is offered FREE to the community from Ketchikan Wellness Coalition, as part of our State Behavioral Health grant.

9am - 5pm
Lunch is provided

For more information contact Romanda 907-225-9355 or romanda@ktnkwc.org

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Green Dot Bystander Intervention Training
Dec
1
9:30 AM09:30

Green Dot Bystander Intervention Training

Have you ever seen something happening that you were concerned about, but felt too uncomfortable or unsure of how to intervene? You are not alone. We are excited to bring the Green Dot Alaska bystander interventiontraining to Ketchikan. Learn about personal barriers to intervention, how to intervene using the 3 D’s, and simple ways to change the community culture to one that does not accept violence! These skills can be used to combat isolation, stigma, interpersonal violence, community violence, and in many more situations in ways that you are comfortable with. 

This training is FREE but space is limited. Lunch and all materials provided. To register visit : https://www.eventbrite.com/e/green-dot-bystander-intervention-training-tickets-52236735482

To learn more about this opportunity, you can call 228-4371 or email arika.p@wishak.org

Learn more about the program at www.greendotalaska.com

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Mental Health First Aid
Nov
6
10:00 PM22:00

Mental Health First Aid

1 in 4 people are experiencing a mental health challenge.

Learn how you can support a person who is experiencing a mental health problem by attending this 8-hour Mental Health First Aid certificate training. It will increase your confidence, teach you clear and tangible steps to help, and offer knowledge on local mental health resources.

The event is FREE - but registration is required. Please contact Romanda at romanda@ktnkwc.org or 907-225-9355

Lunch is provided

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