with Ron Urzua Mental Health First Aid Instructor & Bob Ashley CPR Instructor
JULY 8, 15, 22*, 29
6:30-9 PM IN THE LIBRARY
Mental Health First Aid is a groundbreaking public education program that helps the public identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders.
*CPR Training and Certification will be offered on July 22 and will begin at 6 pm with a $10 fee.
Please contact Judy Alexandre to reserve your spot!
For more information or questions contact Judy Alexandre at firstname.lastname@example.org
Ron Urzua was trained and certified as a Mental Health First Aid USA instructor under the auspices of Ventura County Behavioral Health in 2011. The past 8 years Ron has provided Mental Health First Aid trainings for Ventura County school districts, churches, and the Camarillo Police Department as a subcontractor for Ventura County Behavioral Health and for New Dawn Counseling Services Inc in Oxnard, California. Ron has also facilitated groups for Ventura County middle schools, high schools, and the V.C. juvenile justice complex as a subcontractor for City Impact inc in Oxnard, California. Ron has been an ordained minister since 1996 and currently serves as Pastor Head of Staff at First Presbyterian Church, Santa Paula and at Living Hope Church in Port Hueneme. Ron and his wife Veronica Urzua have 6 young adult children and have been Ventura County residents since 1997.
Bob Ashley – I have been teaching for about 30 years. My real job, I work for the Los Angeles City Fire Department. I have worked as a paramedic, educator, 911 call taker, and helped create on new dispatch system. I grew up in Oxnard and have lived in Ventura for over 20 years. I have been the first aid and CPR instructor for Sonshine Preschool for about 15 years. Love what I do, and teach on the side because I really enjoy it.