Mental Health Initiative Trainings

Over 242 people have attended Mental Health First Aid trainings coordinated by the Bishop’s Taskforce since annual conference 2018.  Additional training events are now being planned for 2019.

May 18, 2019 East Central District  -  Register 

  • Tipton Middle School Cafeteria, 725 W 7th St, Tipton, IA              
  • Instructor:  Diane Johnson, Recovery & Resiliency IA                   

May 31, 2019 Central District  -  Register

  • First UMC, 202 W Main St, Marshalltown, IA 
  • Instructors:  Patti Treibel Leeds/Kathy Johnson, CICS

If conference coordinated trainings don't work with your schedule, you can search for courses by location on the Mental Health First Aid site here:  

If you do attend a course other than a conference course, please email Kathi Mitchell for a certificate and CEUs from the conference.

Questions:  If you have any questions about trainings, please contact Kathi Mitchell, Iowa UMC Mental Health Task Force Site Coordinator: kathimitchell1954@gmail.comor text/call 563-419-6795

How are we doing?

Number of individuals trained by district as of March 15, 2019—242 Trained First Aiders and growing!

Central District


East Central District


North Central District


South Central District


Northeast District


Southwest District


Northwest District


Southeast District