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How can I become a Focus Group Facilitator?
Why talk about mental health?

How can I become a Focus Group Facilitator?

Individuals ages 19 to 30 who are interested in becoming a Focus Group Facilitator can review the position description and submit an on-line application form along with a resume.  Eligible candidates will be contacted for an interview when positions become available (every 6 to 12 months).  Successful applicants sign a Letter of Understanding, submit a Police Check, complete a two-day Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training certified workshop, participate in a one-day Facilitation Skills in-service, and observe 2-3 focus groups prior to facilitating.

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Why Talk about mental health?

Stigma and discrimination about mental health and illness is a barrier.  When youth talk about mental health, they are more likely to get help for themselves or others who are struggling with mental health problems.

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