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Youth Mental Health First Aid

Event Number 507-20
Date 01/14/2020
Presenters Jessica Donaldson, LMFT and Stacy Brown, LCPC
Intended Audience Adults who work with youth
Location Bridgeway Inc
Time 8:00 - 3:30
Fee None
Status Open
Description Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach adults 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.
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