Youth Mental Health First Aid Training: No Fee

Saturday, April 23, 2016 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM

  • Presenters: Amanda Smith, IAKSS and Sara Williams, IAKSS
  • Target Audience:  Middle, High, Alternative School Staff (certified and classified) and any others that work with 6th grade students and older. Parents, Grandparents and Community partners that work with 6th graders and older are also invited.
  • Description: Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) is a training that is evidenced based and is designed to help participants feel confident and comfortable to approach a youth experiencing a mental health challenge, mental disorder, or a mental health crisis and then refer the youth to a professional if needed. The first aid is given until appropriate help is received or until the crisis resolves. Mental Health First Aid does not teach people to diagnose or to provide treatment. Light Snack/Meal Provided: Pizza and soda.
  • PGES Connections: Domain 1: Planning and Preparation to get to know your students. Domain 2d & 2a: Managing Student Behavior   & Creating an Environment of Respect & Rapport

Location: CKEC Training Center