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Youth Mental Health First Aid
Online & Virtual

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.  This course, while being delivered in a virtual format at this time, includes 2 hours of self-paced pre-work, a 4.5. hour in-person classroom through Zoom. Video camera is required for participation.  Additional information will be sent to enrolled participants

Educators will receive 11 CPE's hours.
This event is free to all Region 10 schools

The self-paced, online portions of the training must be completed 24 hours prior to the virtual, face-to-face zoom meeting. Participants must register at least 3 days before the training.  Participants will be unable to register the day of the event.

Registration ends at 12:00 AM on Friday, October 30, 2020

Session ID:
Credits Available:
(11) CPE
Seats Available:
Contact Person:
Linda Alsbrooks
Caryn Sawlis
Richard Heflin
Date Time Location
11/3/2020 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM Mockingbird Huddle
Region 10, Bluebonnet Huddle, Bluebonnet, Pecan Combined Rooms
904 Abrams Rd., Richardson, 75081
Mockingbird Huddle
Region 10, Bluebonnet Huddle, Bluebonnet, Pecan Combined Rooms, ZOOM ROOM
Region 10 Education Service Center
Second Location
400 E. Spring Valley Rd.
904 Abrams Rd
Richardson, TX 75081-5101
Richardson, TX 75081
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