This self-paced, 1-hour introductory online course will assist first responders, their family members, and clinicians understand the causes of the stigma regarding mental wellness in emergency services, and be more prepared to create positive changes that will result in more first responders receiving the support they need.
Course registration is open; you will receive a certificate upon verified completion of the course, and then you will be removed from the course. A page will appear at the end of the registration process that contains a link to the online learning management system (Blackboard). Please save this link for future use. When you use the link for the first time, you will be asked to create a username and password for Blackboard, after which you will be enrolled and able to access the course. Certificates of completion will be sent by email as soon as possible after the course session ends.
Michigan police officers will be asked to provide their MCOLES number for training credit. Other emergency service professions and personnel from other states may qualify for training credit for this course (check with your department or agency).