Youth Mental Health First Aid

  • Event Number
  • Date
    12/06/2024     8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
  • Presenters
    Jessica Donaldson & Teresa Brown-Carlock
  • Intended Audience
    Open to the community
  • Location
    ROE 33 - PD Room, 932 Harrison St., Galesburg, IL 61401
  • Fee
  • PD Hours
  • Status

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*