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Youth Mental Health First Aid – May 8

Apr 15, 2024 | Learning Opportunities

Youth Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) teaches you how to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental health challenges and substance use disorders (SUDs) in young people. This training gives you the skills you need to reach out and provide initial support to a young person who may be developing a mental health or substance use issue and help connect them to the appropriate care.

Attendees will complete a 2-hour self-paced class (pre-work) and then participate in a 4.5-hour instructor-led class using video conferencing via Zoom. Course capacity is limited, so please only register if you are able to fully attend the training.

WHEN: May 8, 2024 9:30 am – 2:30 pm

REGISTRATION DEADLINE – April 26, 2024

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Participants will learn to:

  • Identify mental health challenges and SUDs in young people
  • Methods for outreach and support for youth
  • Connect youth with appropriate care

CONTINUING EDUCATION

Participants who fully attend this training will be eligible to receive 5 continuing education (CE) hours certified by the Illinois Certification Board (ICB). CE certificates will be managed by ICB.

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