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Youth Mental Health First Aid

Event Number 520-22
Date01/04/2022     9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Presenters Jessica Donaldson & Kate Mallory
Intended Audience Open to the community
Location United Way of Knox County, 1215 Monmouth Blvd, Galesburg, IL 61401
Fee None
PD Hours 5.5
Status Open
Description Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents,teachers, 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. 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.

*Please note there are 2 hours of online pre-work required for this course prior to attending in person.
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