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Youth Mental Health First Aid



This professional learning opportunity will provide content, material, and strategies to assist educations in meeting the needs of students in their district.

Important Session Information:


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 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.  This course is provided by educators for educators.

There will be seven hours of LPC & SW provided by North Texas Behavioral Health Authority

This event is free to all Region 10 schools.

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Session ID:
2627714
Credits Available:
(7) CEU
Seats Available:
0
Fee:
$150.00
Contact Person:
Linda Alsbrooks
Instructor(s):
Caryn Sawlis
Richard Heflin
Date Time Location
11/18/2019 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Lone Star
Region 10
904 Abrams Rd., Richardson, 75081
   Region 10 Education Service Center
   400 E. Spring Valley Rd.
   Richardson, TX 75081-5101

Second Location    
904 Abrams Rd    
Richardson, TX 75081    



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