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32000  Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

Monday 4/24/20178:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Price: $0.00
Class Full
Course closing date: 4/24/2017
Location:  Monroe YMCA
Your Instructor(s) will be: Mike Stamper, Joyce Wells
For more information contact: Mia Troy, 360-299-4016
Credits Available
Total SPU: 0 
Total Clock Hours: 8 

Youth Mental Health First Aid is a public education program that introduces participants to risk factors and warning signs of mental illnesses, builds understanding of their impact, and overviews common supports. This 8-hour course uses role-playing and simulations to demonstrate how to offer initial help in a mental health crisis and connect persons to the appropriate professional, peer, social, and self-help care. The program also teaches the common risk factors and warning signs of specific types of illnesses, like anxiety, depression, substance use, bipolar disorder, eating disorders, and schizophrenia. Sponsored by Project Aware grant.

Participants will learn how to:
Assess for risk of suicide or harm
Listen non-judgmentally
Give reassurance and information
Encourage appropriate professional help
Encourage self-help and other support strategies

Target Audience: Teachers, Coaches, Counselors, School Administrators, Volunteers and Youth Workers who work with Middle School/High School-aged students, Parents, and the General Public

Interested parties: please register yourself through the link below, and contact the facilitator with any questions.

Target Audience: Open to all audiences

This class is no longer available for online registration.




Questions? Email registrar@nwesd.org or call 360-299-4043
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