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Free Mental Health First Aid Training Sessions Available Through LeadingAge MN Foundation

On September 29, 2022 by Terri Foley

There is still time to sign up for November sessions for Mental Health First Aid training. Spots are limited, so sign up today. The sessions are free for staff of LeadingAge Minnesota members through a partnership between LeadingAge Minnesota Foundation and Winona State University.

New 988 Mental Health Crisis Lifeline Launched on July 16

On July 21, 2022 by Lori Meyer

People facing a mental health crisis can now dial 988 to connect to support. The change is part of a nationwide effort to transition the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline to a phone number people can more easily remember and access in times of crisis. The shift also includes an online chat feature and a new texting option.

Now Available No Cost Mental Health First Aid Course

On July 14, 2022 by Terri Foley

Free virtual training for Mental Health First Aid certification is available through a partnership between LeadingAge Minnesota Foundation and Winona State University. Six new cohorts are starting in late August and into September. Space is limited, so register now.

Older Adult Mental Health Video Training Series Available

On May 19, 2022 by Bobbie Guidry

Mental and behavioral health are increasing challenges for many residents of our settings. Tools to equip staff to serve individuals with these challenges and be knowledgeable in de-escalation techniques are valuable. You can better understand older adult mental illness and learn new skills with this free, three-episode video training series funded by a grant from the Stratis Health Building Healthier Communities Program.

Institute Pre-Conference Sessions Offer Deep Dive, Great Value

On January 6, 2022 by Heidi Simpson

Two Pre-Conference Intensive Sessions on Tuesday, Feb. 8, provide deep-dive learning on essential issues. They offer excellent add-on value to the Institute experience and can be attended whether you are registered for the Institute or not. Separate registration and fee are required.

Help Your Team Thrive through COVID-Trauma

On August 4, 2021 by Jenna Kellerman

LeadingAge Minnesota Foundation is releasing the latest Safe Care Living the Pledge activity, Self Care for Safe Care, to create an environment where teams can thrive and find joy.

No Cost Mental Health First Aid Course – Sessions Added

On July 7, 2021 by Jenna Kellerman

Three additional certification cohorts are now available after the first sessions were filled within a week. The new registration deadline is Aug. 16 by noon.

No Cost Mental Health First Aid Course Available

On June 23, 2021 by Jenna Kellerman

Thanks to a LeadingAge Minnesota Foundation grant, provider members can access an online Mental Health First Aid certification course for free through Winona State University. We recognize that the COVID-19 pandemic has caused trauma and stress for staff in long-term care settings. As one method to prevent crisis and burnout, we encourage LeadingAge Minnesota members to take advantage of this opportunity.

Protecting Mental Health & Wellbeing During COVID-19

On May 19, 2020 by Jodi Boyne

The impact of the coronavirus goes beyond physical health. The mental health and wellbeing of residents, clients, leadership, and staff are also at risk. We are sharing free, on-demand, short-form learning opportunities to help you address these aspects of this pandemic. 

How to Download the Staff Behavioral Health Training

On November 26, 2019 by Jenna Kellerman

Our new Staff Behavioral Health Training is now available. The six-part training series, which is free for LeadingAge Minnesota members, is provided via brief videos and e-learning workbooks -- making it easy for staff to fit in the training during their shift. To help you easily access the series, we have created a direct link and quick video to help you download this incredible staff resource.   

Download Free Staff Behavioral Health Training

On November 19, 2019 by Jenna Kellerman

When you said one of your greatest needs for staff training is behavioral health, we listened and responded. A new video training series from LeadingAge Minnesota is now available -- and it’s free!  

Front Line Staff Behavioral Health Training

On October 23, 2019 by Jenna Kellerman

Providers in Minnesota have said that one of the biggest needs in communities is training for staff on behavioral health. We listened, and it’s coming soon and it’s free! 

Behavioral Health Training Series Coming Soon!

On September 10, 2019 by Jenna Kellerman

Aging services providers in Minnesota have said that one of the biggest needs in communities is training for staff on behavioral health. We listened, and it’s coming soon and it’s free!   

New Free Resource: Mental Health for Older Adults Online Training Series

On January 22, 2019 by Julie Apold

A new three-part online video training series aimed at helping post-acute care providers and family caregivers gain a better understanding of older adult mental illness is now available from the Lake Superior QIN East Metro Coordination of Care Community.       

LeadingAge Learning Hub offers Free Mental Health Training

On July 24, 2018 by Bobbie Guidry

A new training to assist staff in supporting and working with residents with mental illness has been added to the LeadingAge learning hub. The training is free for LeadingAge members. 

Behavioral Health Webinars Resume Jan. 16

On January 3, 2018 by Heidi Simpson

The first two installments of the webinar series, Improving Behavioral Health Care in Older Adult Services were met with outstanding reviews from members. This webinar series, led by Dr. John Brose of the Associated Clinic of Psychology, will continue Jan. 16, 25 and 30, 2018. 

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