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The Southeast Alaska AHEC will provide a free Mental Health First Aid training for Juneau School District students (age 16-18) on April 13. The Alaska AHECs received a waiver to teach this eight-hour, internationally-recognized, certificate course to students under 18. Find out more about Mental Health First Aid here. 

Behavioral Health Career Connections for Juneau students age 16 and older. This program will take place at Bartlett Regional Hospital, April 11-13, and explores a wide variety of behavioral health careers. The January 2019 Behavioral Health Career Connections served 19 students from five school districts. Read or listen to KTOO’s piece about the program.. Deadline to Register: March 25.

Districts can now apply for the 2019 Health Career Connections session that will take place in Juneau, April 29-May 3. Deadline for Letters Of Intent: March 5. This program is open to high school students. Read the Juneau Empire’s article about last year’s program here.

Sign up today for the FREE Sitka Nurse Camp offered via UAA’s Recruitment and Retention of Alaska Natives into Nursing (RRANN) Program. Camp will take place March 30 and 31 on the UAS Sitka Campus and is open to students age 16-19.  Find out more – call 907-786-4873 or email.

The Southeast Alaska AHEC and ASHNHA recently sponsored de-escalation training for hospital teams from five facilities (Bartlett Regional Hospital, Petersburg Medical Center, Cordova Community Medical Center and Norton Sounds Regional Hospital). These teams will now train staff members back in their own communities.