Staff References


Several of our faculty and students took an intensive 8 hour course on Mental Health first-aid training. During the course, they were taught a 5-step action plan on assisting someone who is suffering a crisis. These include:
1. Assess for risk of suicide or harm
2. Listen nonjudgmentally
3. Give reassurance and information
4. Encourage appropriate professional help
5. Encourage self-help and other support strategies
 The faculty and students are as followed:
Elisabeth Burton                                  
Nancy Fraley
Lisa Blount
Makkah Hayes
Allen Gardner
Donzelle Tiller
Lamott Moore
Brendyn Van Demark
Ivan Turnipseed
Nancy Johnson
Mary Boles
Shaunda Lane Sampson
Joan Braid
Jacque Pollard
Andrew Dunn
Norma George
J. Michael Harpe
Irene Losak
Hazel Spears
Sheilah Vance
Chris Barnes
Domenic Barr
Daland Dixon
Joanne Harris
Vicki Strong
Tonia Clark
Marietta Dantonio-Madsen
Cherelle Box-Thompson
Courtney Stewart
Robert Balchunis
Bradley Dardas
Rosalyn Henderson
Rhya Harris
Jolly Ramakrishnan