Youth Mental Health First Aid

  • Event Number
  • Date
    01/26/2024     8:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Presenters
    Jessica Donaldson and Teresa Brown-Carlock
  • Intended Audience
    Open to the community
  • Location
    ROE 33 PD Room, 932 Harrison St., Galesburg, IL 61401
  • Fee
  • PD Hours
  • Status
    Registration Closed

Please register by Monday, Jan. 22nd.

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 addiction challenge or is in crisis.

The course:
- Introduces common mental health challenges for youth
- Reviews typical adolescent development
- 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*