Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The registration period has closed for this event.


Registration open through 4/17/2018 10:59 PM EST

This 8-hour course is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addiction challenge, or is in crisis. YMHFA is primarily designed for adults who regularly interact with young people.
The course introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a 5-step action plan for how to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, substance use, disorders in which psychosis may occur, disruptive behavior disorders (including AD/HD), and eating disorders.
There will be 8 hour PD credits offered for this course.
Lunch will be provided

Continuing Education

Professional Development Hours: Units - 8

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Registration is $20.00


I-KAN Regional Instructional Center (RIC)
50 W. Industrial Park Dr., Kankakee, IL

Presenter(s):MTSS-Youth Mental Health First Aid Trainer

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