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11-11-21 Youth Mental Health First Aid is a Course

11-11-21 Youth Mental Health First Aid

Nov 11 - Nov 11, 2021
6.0 credits

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Course Description/Meeting Summary:

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. LOCATION: North Learning Community Room 1-116 - 5140 N. Pine Hills Rd., Orlando, FL 32808 8:30-3:30

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

Meeting Locations and Times:

North LC, Room 1-116 on November 11th, 2021, 8:30AM - 3:30PM
5140 N. Pine Hills Rd., Orlando, FL 32808

Contact Information:

JoDee Buis - jodee.buis@ocps.net
or
Lisa Diamond - lisa.diamond@ocps.net

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.

LOCATION: North Learning Community Room 1-116- 5140 N. Pine Hills Rd., Orlando, FL 32808