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Youth MHFA at PRCC (May 20 & 27)
Sat, May 20, 2017, 9:00 AM – Sat, May 27, 2017, 9:00 AM EDT
Learn the warning signs and how YOU can help!
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 youth who are experiencing mental health or addiction challenges or crises. 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.
Training Dates and Time: Saturday, May 20, 2017 (9am-1:30pm) & Saturday, May 27, 2017 (9am-1:30pm)
**This is a 2-day session. Attendance for both days is required in order to receive the 3 year national certification.