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Serving Atkinson, Berrien, Brooks, Cook, Clinch, Echols, Lanier, and Lowndes

Upcoming Trainings

Community Resiliency Model Workshop (DECAL) with CISP Training

Thursday, June 27, 2024

9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Community Resiliency Model Workshops are tailor-made for you—interactive, wellness-focused, and designed to seamlessly integrate course material into your daily practices.

These trainings are designed to help educators promote wellness in and outside of the classroom.

Connections Matter Workshop (1-Day Session)

Wednesday, July 17, 2024

12:00 PM to 4:00 PM

The Connections Matter Georgia Initiative is a collaboration between the Georgia Center for Child Advocacy and Prevent Child Abuse Georgia focused on effectively educating communities about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), trauma, and resiliency. The Connections Matter Workshop is an interactive discussion-based program that can be taken in either two days (2 hours each day) OR one day (4 hours) via virtual Zoom format.

Current Training Programs

Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR)

In-person or Virtual – 2 hour training

Just as people trained in CPR and the Heimlich Maneuver help save thousands of lives each year, people trained in QPR learn how to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to question, persuade, and refer someone to help.

Each year thousands of Americans, like you, are saying “Yes” to saving the life of a friend, colleague, sibling, or neighbor.


Connections Matter

In-person or Virtual – 4 hour training

This training is designed to engage community members in building caring connections to improve resiliency. Interactive, discussion-based training provides participants with a better understanding of trauma, brain developments, resilience, and concrete knowledge about Adverse Childhood Experiences.

Youth Mental Health First Aid

In-person – 6.5 hour training

This training program which introduces participants to the unique risk factor and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents, builds understanding of the importance of early intervention, and teaches individuals how to help an adolescent in crisis or experiencing a mental health challenge.


Mental Health First Aid for ADULTS

In-person (2nd Edition) –7.5-hour training

Blended –2-hour, self-paced online course, and participate in a 4.5- to 5.5-hour, Instructor-led



Mental Health First Aid for Adults teaches people how to recognize signs of mental health or substance use challenges in adults ages 18 and older, how to offer and provide initial help, and how to guide a person toward appropriate care if necessary. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, psychosis, and addictions.

Request a Training or Awareness Event

If you are looking for training opportunities for your community or organization, please fill out the form linked below.

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