Youth Mental Health First Aid USA is an 8 hour public education program which introduces participants to the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents, builds understanding of the importance of early intervention, and teaches individuals how to help an adolescent in crisis or experiencing a mental health challenge.
WHAT WILL PARTICIPANTS LEARN?
• Assess for risk of suicide or harm
• Listen non judgmentally
• Give reassurance and information
• Encourage appropriate professional help
• Encourage self-help and other support strategies.
The Youth Mental Health First Aid USA curriculum is primarily focused on information participants can use to help adolescents and transition-age youth, ages 12-18.
Payment includes: Light breakfast, Lunch, materials. Lunch is provided to ensure everyone is back on time.
***You must stay the whole duration of the class to obtain a certificate***
For more information, email us at BC_MHFA@bcwpb.org.
Location: Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches
401 N Flagler Dr, West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Time: 8:30 am – 5:30 am
Sign up today: https://youthwellnessaid.eventbrite.com
Deadline to register December 6, 2019