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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.

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 are experiencing a mental health or addiction challenge or is in crisis.

 


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 are experiencing a mental health or addiction 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.  Educators will receive 10 CPE hours.

This class is being offered in a blended model.  No registrations will be allowed after the deadline.

  1. The registrant will receive an email from Youth Mental Health First Aid notifying them that the virtual class is ready to be taken.
  2. The virtual class will take 1.5-2.5 hours keeping the place of the participant as they start and stop the course.
  3. No participants will be allowed to take the in-person portion unless they have first completed the virtual class.

Note: This workshop will be a socially distanced, in person event held at Region 10's ESC Building at 400 East Spring Valley Road, in Richardson, Texas.

 

 

Registration for this session has ended

Session ID:
2649052
Credits Available:
(11) CPE
Seats Available:
7
Fee:
$0.00
Contact Person:
Linda Alsbrooks
Instructor(s):
Jennifer Farley
Rebecca Russell
Date Time Location
9/27/2022 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM Hunt Room
Region 10
400 E. Spring Valley Road, Richardson, 75081-5101
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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