Youth Mental Health First Aid Course
Livonia, NY 14487
$65 Member; $100 Nonmember
The Youth Mental Health First Aid Course is designed to teach individuals how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. The course introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a 5-step action plan for how to help 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. This course is catered to camp professionals and offers camp specific scenarios.
This course is blended, there will be an online portion and in-person.
This course is a pre-conference event to the Upstate New York Fall Camp Conference.
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