Sat, May 02|
Howard County Library System, Elkridge
FREE Youth Mental Health First Aid Training for Adults
A young person you know could be facing a mental health crisis. You can help them. Take the Course. Save a Life.
Time & Location
May 02, 2020, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Howard County Library System, Elkridge , 6540 Washington Blvd, Elkridge, MD 21075, USA
About The Event
LUNCH, Training Materials & Certification will be provided.
REGISTER TODAY - Email your Name, Address & Phone # to: Youth@ICAHoward.Org
Questions? Call 410-567-6599 or Email: Youth@ICAhoward.Org
Training by Dr. Cixin Wang, Asst. Professor in school psychology at University of Maryland, & Mazneen Havewala, M.A., doctoral student in school psychology at the University of Maryland.
WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS COURSE?
Parents, School Personnel, Health and Human Service Providers, Coaches, Youth Leaders, Friends & Family of Adolescents, and more.
WHAT WILL PARTICIPANTS LEARN?
This course will teach adults to:
1) recognize risk factors and warning signs about a variety of mental health challenges among adolescents
2) support youth developing signs and symptoms of a mental illness or in an emotional crisis by applying a core 5-STEP ACTION PLAN:
a) Assess for risk of suicide or harm
b) Listen nonjudgmentally
c) Give reassurance and information
d) Encourage appropriate professional help
e) Encourage self-help & other support strategies
Training is valued at $170/person
Offered FREE to you in partnership with the Horizon Foundation
Free Training - Adult
Youth Mental Health First Aid Training for Adults.