- December 20, 2019
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
TRAINING FOR BOOMERS LEADING CHANGE VOLUNTEERS AND EXPERIENCED ENGAGED FELLOWS ONLY!
Youth Mental Health First Aid 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. Youth Mental Health First Aid 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.
Friday December 20th @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
There will be a one hour lunch break (on your own). This training in is being offered free of charge thanks to the generous support of the Project Denver AWARE program administered by the Denver Department of Human Services, Division of Child Welfare.
The Recovery Center
4455 E 12th
Denver, CO 80220 United States
Questions? Contact Shannon Randall at email@example.com
Venue: Recovery Center