Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 06/13/2016 - 06/14/2016
12:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Location
Mental Health Association in Greensboro

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Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, 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.

The training will occur over the course of two days. You must be able to attend both days of the training, consecutively to receive your certificate. This training will be held on Monday, June 13, 12:30pm-5:00pm and Tuesday, June 14, 8:30am-12:30pm at the MHAG office, located inside the Dorothy Bardolph Building, in Board Room #1 on the second floor, located at 301 E. Washington St., Greensboro, NC 27401. Each course is limited to 16 participants; with a minimum of 8 participants in order to hold the class. Therefore, registration is imperative.  The fee for this training is $30 plus $25 for materials ($55 total), and it must be paid prior to the first class. No refunds will be provided. To register for this event, use the registration link below. 

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