Youth Mental Health First Aid Training for Parents
Presented by: NAMI Maine
June 7. 2019
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
At NAMI Maine, 52 Water Street in Hallowell, ME
Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach adults how to help a youth or teen (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or substance use challenge or crisis. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, and disruptive behavior disorders.This course introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent
development, and teaches a 5-step action plan on how to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations.
For parents who are also professionals you will earn 8 continuing education credits and a three-year national certification from NCFBH. This training meets the state mandate for school staff in suicide awareness.
This training is offered at no cost to parents. There will be a half hour break for lunch, lunch is not provided so please plan accordingly.
To register go to: https://www.namimaine.org/events/register.aspx?id=1224525&itemid=8b2db312-3185-4b7d-a445-bd5ba5bbc219
For more information on this training, please contact Maine Parent Federation: firstname.lastname@example.org, (800) 870-7746 or Libby Wright: email@example.com, (207) 622-5767 x2320.
Please contact Libby for information on other community trainings or to schedule a
private training for your agency.