#548-22 YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID
TITLE: Youth Mental Health First Aid
EVENT #: 548-22
DATE(S): May 18, 2022
TIME(S): 9:30 am to 3:30 pm
LOCATION(S): Galesburg Public Library / 40 E Simmon Street / Galesburg, IL 61401
PRESENTER(S): Jessica Donaldson, LMFT & Leslie Vigor
INTENDED AUDIENCE: Open to the Community
PD HOURS: 5.5
Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, teachers, 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.
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.
*** Please note, there are 2 hours of online pre-work required for this course prior to attending in person.