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4-20-21 Youth Mental Health First Aid is a Course

4-20-21 Youth Mental Health First Aid

Ended Apr 20, 2021
6.0 credits

Spots remaining: 5

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Course Description/Meeting Summary:

4-20-2021 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:

Esteem Academy/West Orange 9th, Media Center on April 20th, 2021, 8:00AM - 3:00PM
12301 Warrior Rd, Winter Garden, FL 34787

Contact Information:

Erica Collins
erica.collins@ocps.net
OR
Beverly Tuitt
beverly.tuitt@ocps.net

Full Description/Meeting Details:

4-20-2021 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.

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