Youth Mental Health First Aid Training - RWJUH Somerset

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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 Sept. 20th as well as an instructor-led portion will be hosted on Zoom on September 24.

Jennifer Sorensen, LCSW, LCADC, CPS, CPRS, DRCC, Certified Mental Health First Aid instructor

Registration closes on September 10, 2024.

Offered in collaboration with EmPoWER Somerset.