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Youth Mental Health First Aid
April 2023




Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to instruct teachers, school staff, parents, and family members on 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.

Audience

Administrator
Other
Paraprofessional
Special Education Staff
Teacher

Important Session Information:


Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to instruct teachers, school staff, parents, and family members how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental health and substance use challenges among children and adolescents ages 6-18 who are experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or are 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 Wednesday, April 26, 2023
Session ID:
196916
Credits Available:
(6.5) CPE
(6.5) Contact Hours
Seats Available:
30
Fee:
$0.00
Contact Person:
Rocio Bickei
Instructor(s):
Albert Villa
Rocio Bickei
Date Time Location
4/25/2023 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM REGION 19 ESC - Paso del Norte 1
6611 Boeing Drive, El Paso, 79925


Education Service Center-Region 19 ~ 6611 Boeing Drive ~ El Paso, Texas 79925 ~ Tel (915) 780-5055 ~ Fax (915) 780-5034


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