#505-23 YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID
TITLE: Youth Mental Health First Aid
EVENT #: 505-23
DATE(S): August 11, 2022
TIME(S): 8:30 am to 2:30 pm
LOCATION(S): Thomas Legacy Center / 1849 N. Seminary St. / Galesburg, IL 61401
PRESENTER(S): Jessica Donaldson & Teresa Brown-Carlock
INTENDED AUDIENCE: Any School Staff or Community Members
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.