Youth Mental Health 1st Aid ~ January 08, 2018

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DepartmentESU 10 - T&L
Primary ContactPatrice Feller
DescriptionYouth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach educators how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis.   The 8 hour 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.

LocationESU 10 Kearney NE - Conference Room B - North Wing
Section Date(s)
January 08, 2018      8:30 AM       4:30 PM  
PrerequisitesParticipants will need to be prepared to remain for the 8 hour duration of this course.
Audiencemiddle/high school educators, counselors, resource specialists, MTSS team leaders or interventionists, school psychologists
Distance LearningNo, this section can NOT be taken via distance learning.
LunchYes, lunch is provided.
StudentsNo, student support is NOT enabled for this section.
Extra CreditNo, this section can NOT be taken for college credit.