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Youth Mental Health First Aid (.8 CEUs)
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10/25/2019
When: Friday, October 25
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Where: Greenbelt Community Center
15 Crescent Road
Greenbelt, Maryland  20770
United States
Contact: Di Quynn-Reno
301-397-2208


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Youth Mental Health First Aid (.8 CEUs)

Friday, October 25

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (registration begins at 7:30 AM)

 

Greenbelt Community Center

15 Crescent Road, Greenbelt, MD  20770

 

30% of Maryland high school students reported feeling sad or hopeless according to the 2017 HHS.gov factsheet. Recreation and Parks professionals have the unique opportunity to assist youth with early intervention. The Youth Mental Health First Aid Course provides tools to assist a youth in crisis. Youth Mental Health First Aid is an 8 hour course that introduces participants like youth workers, recreation and parks staff, and child care workers to identify the risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in youth, build understanding of the importance of early intervention and teach individuals how to respond to help an adolescent in crisis or experiencing a mental health challenge. Mental Health First Aid uses role-playing and simulations to demonstrate how to assess a mental health crisis, select interventions and provide initial help, and connect young people to professional, peer, social, and self-help care. This course is led by a certified Mental Health First Aid USA instructor.

 

Meal Information - Light breakfast, lunch, coffee and water is included.

 

Note: If you require special accommodations or have special dietary needs, please contact Di Quynn Reno at dquynnreno@greenbeltmd.gov at least 10 days in advance to allow for appropriate arrangements.

 

Cost:  $65, includes book and certificate

 

Please register by 10/21

 

We are sorry, but refunds are not available for this workshop.

 

  

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