Mental Health Awareness Trainings

Mental Health Awareness (gatekeeper) trainings are programs that increase mental health knowledge, reduce mental illness stigma, and develop skills needed to make referrals to appropriate mental health professionals. 

Mental Health Awareness trainings offered:

A.I.D. Training: 60 minute in-person, training for KSU students, faculty, and staff

Kognito for Faculty/Staff: 45 minute online, interactive training simulation for faculty and staff

Mental Health First Aid: 8 hour in-person course for students, faculty, and staff 

QPR Training: 60 minute online, self-guided course for KSU students, faculty, staff, and families

If you are interested in scheduling a Mental Health First Aid or QPR class, contact Kim Laurene, klaurene@kent.edu.


Webinars

how to access webinars

Tips for Mental Wellness in Isolation Webinar on April 21, 2020, at 7-7:25 pm

This free, 100% online webinar will walk you through tips on how to build and maintain good mental health during isolation situations. Participate in this 25-minute webinar for a chance to win one of two $25 Amazon gift cards!

I Spy Stress Reduction Webinar on April 22, 2020, at 7 pm

This free, 100% online webinar will walk you through stress grounding techniques to overcome stressful situations. During this live webinar, students will learn to use to soothe distressing thoughts, stay calm, and focus on their senses through a game of virtual "I spy". Techniques can be practiced on the video and picture examples shown throughout the webinar. Participate in this 25-minute webinar for a chance to win one of two $25 Amazon gift cards! 

Mentally Prepare for Finals Week Webinar on April 27, 2020, at 7-7:25 pm

This free, 100% online webinar will walk you through strategies to manage academic-related stress and anxiety. Learn what resilience is and how to use it to meet high expectations and be successful in school. Participate in this 25-minute webinar for a chance to win one of two $25 Amazon gift cards! 

Webinar FAQs

  • FACT: Webinars can be viewed on your computer or mobile device.
  • FACT: Webinars can viewed through Microsoft Teams or through the web (your preference).
  • FACT: You don’t need to have a Microsoft Teams Account to access the webinars.
  • FACT: Google Chrome is the preferred internet browser to view the webinars.
  • FACT: Each webinar comes with the chance to win one of two $25 Amazon gift cards.