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Youth Mental Health First Aid (11-02-21) West Learning Community - Portable/Cottage 1 is a Course

Youth Mental Health First Aid (11-02-21) West Learning Community - Portable/Cottage 1

Starts Nov 2, 2021
6.0 credits

Spots remaining: 10

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Course Description/Meeting Summary:

Course Location: West Learning Community Portable/Cottage 1 - 1351 Windermere Road, Winter Garden, FL 34787 **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:

West LC, Portable/Cottage 1 on November 2nd, 2021, 8:00AM - 3:30PM
1399 Windermere Rd., Winter Garden, FL 34787

Contact Information:

Blanca Rangel-Godinez
Elvira Medina-Pekofsky
Wendy Mosholder-Hart

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:  West Learning Community - Portable/Cottage 1 - 1351 Windermere Road, Winter Garden, FL 34787

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

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