This 8-hour training provides the skills needed to reach out and provide initial support to students age 12-18 who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to the appropriate care. The course will cover common signs and symptoms of adolescent mental illness, substance use, and self-injurious behavior.
Learn how to identify, understand and respond
to students in need by applying 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