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Youth Mental Health First Aid (2-25-22) Southwest Learning Community

Starts Feb 25, 2022
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Course Description/Meeting Summary:

New Course Location: Southwest Learning Community, 6501 Magic Way **Training will be Face to Face with Social Distancing Protocols and Masks Required. YMHFA overviews risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in youth. Participants will learn how to recognize and respond to a youth in crisis or experiencing a mental health challenge.

  • In-Service Points: 6
  • Component Number: 1105007

Meeting Locations and Times:

SouthWest LC, Bldg 100A, Rm 30 on February 25th, 2022, 8:30AM - 3:30PM
6501 Magic Way, Orlando, FL 32801

Contact Information:

Maryann Anderson
Kristyn DiCostanzo

Full Description/Meeting Details:

YMHFA is an education program that introduces participants to the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents, including anxiety, depression, psychosis, eating disorders, substance use disorder, ADHD and other disruptive behavior disorders. YMHFA emphasizes the importance of early intervention, and teaches individuals how to help an adolescent who is in crisis or experiencing a mental health challenge. YMHFA uses role-playing and simulations to demonstrate how to assess a mental health crisis; select interventions and provide initial help; and connect young people to professional, peer, social, and self-help care.

This is a state mandated training for all school staff.  

Course Location: Southwest LC 6501 Magic Way Bld 100A

**Training will be Face to Face with Social Distancing Protocols and Masks Required.