Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2018-2019

SDV-190 Mental Health First Aid (1.00)

Prepares students to assist people who may be developing mental health problems or experiencing mental health crises. Builds mental health literacy by encouraging the identification, understanding and response to signs of mental illness. Creates greater confidence in managing crisis situations, providing help to others, advising people to seek professional help, improving concordance with health professionals about treatments, and decreasing stigmatizing attitudes. Credits: 1, Hours: (1/0/0/0), Arts & Sciences Elective Code: A