Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

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Children face many stressors including bullying and peer pressure to vape or consume other substances. Understand how to help your children or youth who are experiencing challenges or addictions by learning typical adolescent development and 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. This course includes a 2 hour online course to be completed by September 12th as well as an instructor-led portion will be hosted on Zoom on September 14 & 15th. Attendance to both sessions is required for certification.

Gail Schoenbach, Certified Youth Mental Health First Aid instructor

Kim Petro-Orlik, Certified Youth Mental Health First Aid instructor

Tuesday, September 14 and Wednesday, September 15

9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Registration closes on August 24th. Offered in collaboration with EmPoWER Somerset.