Mental Health Specialist PATH

February 2020 was an exciting month for South Central Alaska AHEC! In partnership with North Star Behavioral Hospital, we held our first Mental Health Specialist PATH Academy. Funded by the State of Alaska Department of Labor, this three-week training prepared students for a career in behavioral health as a mental health specialist. Participants received Mental…

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PATH Academy Students

Students graduate from three-week PATH Academy

Adult students from Anchorage and the Mat-Su Valley recently graduated from South Central Alaska AHEC’s three-week healthcare pre-apprenticeship training called the PATH Academy. Participants were able to earn their Basic Life Support CPR, First Aid, and Mental Health First Aid certifications. In addition to industry-recognized certifications, students participated in an aging simulation activity, visited Turnagain…

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