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Youth Mental Health First Aid






This course teaches the participants the risk factors and warning signs of a variety of mental health challenges common among adolescents including depression, anxiety, pyschosis, eating disorders, AD/HD, disruptive behavior disorders and substance use disorder.

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Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, neighbors, 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. Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed for adults who regularly interact with young people. 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. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, substance use, disorders in which psychosis may occur, disruptive behavior disorders (including AD/HD), and eating disorders.

Registration ends at 12:00 AM on Monday, July 4, 2022

Session ID:
317417
Credits Available:
(6) CPE
(6) Contact Hours
Seats Available:
30
Fee:
$300.00 (Login to See CO-OP Pricing)
Contact Person:
Stacey Sartain
Instructor(s):
Cindy Stansell
Date Time Location
7/7/2022 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Region 08 ESC - 128 - Lamar
4845 US Highway 271 N, Pittsburg, 75686
Region 8 Education Service Center | 4845 US Highway 271 N | Pittsburg TX 75686 | 903-572-8551 | Map/Directions

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