ONLINE- Xinachtli Rites of Passage Facilitator Certification + Mental Health First Aid Training

June 14, 2023 @ 9:00AM — June 17, 2023 @ 5:00PM Pacific Time (US & Canada)

ONLINE- Xinachtli Rites of Passage Facilitator Certification + Mental Health First Aid Training image

Join our network of Xinachtli Rites of Passage Facilitators!

Xinachtli (Nahuatl for germinating seed) is a gender-responsive, culturally-based rites of passage philosophy, process, and curriculum that promotes healing, resilience, and leadership capacity of Chicana, Latina and Indigenous girls and gender expansive youth. The philosophy and curriculum supports the reframing of a new narrative of transformation healing and advocacy rooted in a gender, racial justice, anti-oppression framework. The Xinachtli curriculum provides a dialectic process of: • Reflexión (reflection) • Concientización (critical consciousness) • Creación (creation) • Acción (action)

All trained participants will be certified in the Xinachtli Rites of Passage curriculum and Mental Health First Aid- Youth. This 4 day training will support facilitators in their life-skills work with girls and gender expansive youth. The Xinachtli training prepares facilitators to provide a supportive process for young girls and gender expansive youth to develop a positive identity, self advocacy skills, and a leadership skills based on indigenous principles of the individual’s interconnectedness to the family, the community and the nation.

About Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)

MHFA teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental health and substance use challenges among youth.

You'll build skills and confidence you need to reach out and provide initial support to those who are struggling. You'll also learn how to help connect them to appropriate support.

This registration fee includes:

  1. Curriculum Manual
  2. Program Handouts (Hardcopy and Electronic)
  3. Pre and Post Evaluations
  4. Two years of Technical Assistance and Support
  5. 21 hours of Training
  6. XCNC #MMIWG Campaign T-shirt
  7. 3-year MHFA Certification + Care Package

No Scholarships are available at this time

Payment link will be sent to email used to register.

Support us with a donation.