Youth Mental Health First Aid
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.
Registration 8am * Training starts at 8:30am * Lunch on your own * Each participant receives a 3-year nationally recognized certification.
** Youth Mental Health First Aid Training brought to you by The Mental Health Association in Atlantic County and Spread the Love Foundation. This 8-hour certification course is valued at $170 per person, however with scholarships and grant funding is being offered for only $75 per person on April 29th.
Jaime Angelini (609) 652-3800 ext. 308 email@example.com