Course Overview MHC1

COVID-19 Alert: we are in the midst of a mental health crisis! Be educated on how to navigate these issues.

Mental Health Competency 1

Coaches, Medical Providers, Addiction Counselors, Faith Leaders, Care Managers, School Counselors, Crisis Responders, Peer Workers, Paraprofessionals, Healthcare Staff, Employers, Gatekeepers, First Responders, Teachers, Attorneys

Click for CE Information

  • Introductory

  • Mental Health Literacy

  • 1hr

  • $15

Mental Health Competency 1 is the introductory course of the Mental Health Ally Series. The main topics of this course include a discussion on the range of severity of mental health issues, their impact on the community, and an explanation of the dangers of stigma regarding mental health. Completing Mental Health Competency 1 will take approximately 50-70 minutes of continuous learning time. The course was created using up-to-date statistics from governing bodies and relevant scholarly articles. The instructional design is learner-focused and approachable to individuals with an interest in improving their mental health competency.

NOTE: We recommend completing Mental Health Competency 1 before taking any other Mental Health Ally Series courses.


Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the range of severity of mental health issues and identify the impact of stigma towards mental health on individuals, families and communities.
  • Describe the various models and contributing risk factors that play a role in the development of mental health disorders.
  • Examine your personal values while learning common myths and facts about mental health.

Course Overview


Mental Health Literacy

1 Hour

Available Now

Yes- Module 1 of 8 Modules for the Mental Health Ally Certification

Professionals and Allies

1 Module, 2 Live Intro and Outro videos, Knowledge check, 3 Animated videos

13 Companion videos on key mental health topics, 6 Text resources

3 Guest speaker sessions detailing lived experience testimonials

$15 for individual Module / $99 per year for entire 8 Module series

Frequently Asked Questions