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 to 90 minute, in-person course for KSU students, faculty, and staff

Kognito: 20 to 45 minute, virtual self-paced course for KSU students, 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

V-A-R Training: 30 minute, online course for KSU students

If you are interested in scheduling a training, contact Kim Laurene, klaurene@kent.edu.

 

The Mental Health Awareness trainings are funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.  

By participating in a training, presentation, or event coordinated by More Aware, you understand: 

  • The purpose of the training, presentation, or event is to increase mental health knowledge, reduce mental illness stigma, and develop skills needed to make referrals to appropriate mental health professionals. 
  • During the training, presentation, or event, individuals will learn about mental health topics. If they want, the individual may
    • Take a break 
    • Choose not to participate or stop at any time 
  • Individuals will learn about mental health resources: www.kent.edu/stepupspeakout/24-hour-hotlines  
  • During the training, presentation, or event, it cannot be guaranteed that the information an individual chooses to discuss will be kept confidential by other members attending the training, presentation, or event. However, we ask individuals to respect confidentiality. We ask people to keep the conversations private.  

If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Kenne at dkenne@kent.edu