Featured Programs

Mental Health First Aid Certification Course

You're more likely to see someone having a panic attack than you are to see someone having a heart attack, yet many of  us lack the knowledge and skills to appropriately respond. Mental Health First Aid is a groundbreaking 8-hour course that helps the public identify, understand, and respond to individuals showing signs of a mental illness or substance abuse disorder. Since its introduction in 2008, more than 87,000 people have been trained across the country. Mental Health First Aid is based on the goals of traditional first aid: to create an environment where people know how to help someone in emergency situations. Instead of learning how to give CPR or treat physical injuries, the 8-hour course teaches people how to recognize the signs and symptoms of mental health problems and how to provide initial aid before guiding a person toward appropriate professional help.

Ron Morton, M.A.

Ron Morton, M.A., will be conducting this training. He has been working in the areas of substance abuse and mental health since 1984. Mr. Morton has earned 2 Masters Degrees in Clinical Psychology and achieved candidacy for a Ph.D. at California School of Professional Psychology. He is currently the Director of Recovery and Resiliency for BlueCare and TennCare Select of Tennessee and provides behavioral health services for the TennCare population.

$75 per person; Group rates are available.

9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on October 14, 2014.

ETSU Kingsport Downtown, 300 Clinchfield Street, Suite 460, Kingsport, TN 37660.

Click HERE to register or call 800-222-3878.


NEW! 'Grape Expectations' Wine Tasting and Pairing Workshop

November 11, 2014  6:30-9:30 PM

Learn to appreciate wines and choose appropriate food pairings in this single session class.  The workshop will be instructed by Phil Scharfstein, owner of One Stop Wines & Spirits, and David Read of Cranberries.  Pairings of wine and small samples of foods will include but are not limited to: Sauvignon Blanc with Asparagus Quiche, Pinot Noir with Cobb Salad, and Zinfandel with Barbeque Chicken.

Click HERE to register.

Call 800-222-3878 for more information!


NEW! Buffalo Mountain Songwriting Workshop

November 4-25

Ed Snodderly, accomplished musician, actor, and co-owner of the Southern music culture venue Down Home, will be instructing a songwriting workshop for four sessions.  Call our office for more information!

Click HERE to check out Ed's website!

Click HERE to register online.

Call 800-222-3878 for more information or with any questions!


Winter Child Enrichment

December 22-23, 2014 and January 2 & 5, 2015

Your child can spend their winter break exploring holiday crafts, safe science experiments, & other educational activities!  We will also be going on field trips to the Johnson Controls Ice Rink at Bristol Motor Speedway and Bays Mountain.  Drop-off will be from 7:45 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.  on the ETSU campus.  All camp days run from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Call our office with any questions at (423) 439-8084.

Click HERE to register online.

Click HERE to view our Renaissance Child program page.


Rosetta Stone Language Courses

The Rosetta Stone program offered through ETSU is open to all ETSU faculty/staff/students, as well as the general public. You do not have to be associated with ETSU to take this non-credit course. The fee of $60.00 includes two months of online lessons and can be renewed multiple times.

After registering, you will receive an email with your login informaiton and a link to the website within three business days. Your 2 months will begin from your first login date or a week after you receive the login information, whichever comes first.       

Click HERE for a complete list of offered languages.  

Click HERE to register.