Thu, Oct 15|
Virtual Youth Mental Health First Aid - Part 1 (10/15)
A 6.5 hour virtual Youth Mental Health First Aid certification course aimed at learning on to help youth during crisis. This particular workshop is covered over two days.
Time & Location
Oct 15, 2020, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
About the event
A 6.5 hour virtual workshop. This particular worshop date series is covered over two days, Thursday 10/15 and Friday 10/16 from 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm both days.
Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed for adults who regularly interact with young people. The course introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a 5-step action plan for how to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, substance use, disorders in which psychosis may occur, disruptive behavior disorders (including AD/HD), and eating disorders.