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Youth Mental Health First Aid Certification, 1/7/23, 11:00 AM

Date:
Sat Jan 07, 11:00 AM - 4:30 PM EST
Category:
Healthy Living
Level:
Volunteers
 

Grade Levels: Adult Training

Location: Location: GSWCF Leadership Center

4610 Eisenhower Blvd

 Tampa, FL, 33634

Program Date: January 7, 2023, 11:00 AM

 Who can Attend: Adult Members Only

Registration Deadline: December 23, 2022 11:59 PM

This is a certification course through the National Council For Mental Wellbeing. Participants are introduced to the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health issues in youth. This training emphasizes early intervention and teaches individuals how to help a youth who is experiencing a mental health challenge. It is designed for adults who regularly interact with young people, ages 12-18.

Prerequisite: 2 hours of self-led pre-work. Access to the to the pre-work component will be provided two weeks from the training date.

 

What Mental Health First Aid Covers

 

• Common signs and symptoms of mental health challenges in this age group, include anxiety, depression, eating disorders, and attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD).

• Common signs and symptoms of substance use challenges.

• How to interact with a child or adolescent in crisis.

• How to connect the youth with help.

• Expanded content on trauma, substance use, self-care and the impact of social media and bullying

Clothing:

Participants should be dressed in comfortable clothes

Food & Drink:

Participants should bring a full, refillable water bottle; you are welcome to bring a snack

Lunch will be provided.

Confirmation Email:

Will be sent out 2 weeks before the Event start date, identifying required forms and materials to bring to the training.

Refund/Cancellation Guidelines:

  • All cancellation requests must be submitted in writing via email and sent directly to customerconnections@gswcf.org
  • There will be no refunds or transfers for no-shows.
  • Refund requests received on or after 12/23/2022 will not be eligible for a refund, except in extenuating circumstances based on a case by case request.
  • For questions about this training, please contact Adult Learning at adultlearning@gswcf.org