Youth Mental Health First Aid

  • Event Number
    557-23
  • Date
    06/07/2023     9:00 AM - 1:30 PM
  • Presenters
    Kate Mallory and Jessica Donaldson
  • Intended Audience
    parents,teachers, health and human services workers
  • Location
    Regional Office of Education 26, , Macomb, IL 61455
  • Fee
    None
  • PD Hours
    6.5
  • Status
    Open
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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.