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.
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FREE Youth Mental Health First Aid Training for Adults

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 

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