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Youth Mental Health FIRST AID Training for Adults

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YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID Training for Adults

Mental Health FIRST AID - from National Council For Mental Health

December 3, 2022 at First Presbyterian Church, 1400 N Main, McPherson, KS ♦ 8am - 4pm

Cost: $30 includes a manual and 3-yr certification and Lunch. Please include any dietary restrictions on your registration. Late registration of $40 begins November 19th.

WHY YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID? Youth Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders in youth. This 8-hour training gives adults who work with youth the skills they need to reach out and provide initial support to children and adolescents (ages 6-18) who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to the appropriate care.

WHAT IT COVERS • Common signs and symptoms of mental illness in this age group, including • Common signs and symptoms of substance use • How to interact with a child or adolescent in crisis • How to connect the person with help.

The course will teach you how to apply the ALGEE action plan:Assess for risk of suicide or harm. • Listen nonjudgmentally. • Give reassurance and information. • Encourage appropriate professional help. • Encourage self-help and other support strategies.

WHO SHOULD TAKE ITTEACHERS • SCHOOL STAFF • COACHES • CAMP COUNSELORS • YOUTH GROUP LEADERS • PARENTS • PEOPLE WHO WORK WITH YOUTH

 

For more information, please contact -

Certified Instructor: Tracy Hall  thall@bucoks.com

Event Coordinator: Kat Bruce kbruce01@gmail.com 620-242-3629

Council Staff Advisor: Alex Schmitt  Alex.Schmitt@scouting.org  316-491-2225

When & Where
First Presbyterian Church
Saturday 12-03-2022 8:00 AM CT to 4:00 PM CT Past
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