Regional Health Advisory Board 2.14.17

Updated on February 14, 2017 in Health Professions
0 on February 14, 2017

Present: Andrea Clements/RSFH, Liz Sheridan/MUSC, Charity Summers/Garrett, Jack Mansor/FDHS, DJ Church/Summerville HS, Whitney Reafler/DMH, Angela Burnett/Timberland, Grace Waddell/Agape, Nadine Miller/DD2, Tyler Davis/SCYSPI, Vanessa Brown/DMH, Ruth Truluck/Wando Staff:  Suzi Raiford

Suzi: Distributed Regional Career Headlight promotional cards.  Introductions were made.

Tyler Davis provided the background and overview of the SC Youth Suicide Prevention Initiative.  She is in discussions with school districts and schools about delivering the program for teachers, students, and families.  
Vanessa Brown will deliver Mental Health First Aid training to groups of teachers.  It is an 8 hour training that can be split into two 4-hour sessions, there is no fee, and certificates are presented.  Email her at vanessa.brown@scdmh.org to plan training or to enroll. 

Activity reports:

·         Andrea Clements: RSFH will host three more Youth Apprentices and there are now 7 hosts for patient care technician, EMT, and CNA.

·         Liz Sheridan: registration for “Discover MUSC” is closed and information forms are due 2.22.17. 

·         Grace Waddell: Agape has delivered HPPA and certificates for nearly 1,000 students in 2016-17.

 

Meeting dates:

 March 14

April 4 (April 11 is during spring break)

 

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