Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (aged 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed for adults aged 18 or older who regularly interact with young people. The course introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a 5-step action plan for how to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations.
The virtual delivery format has a cost/value of $23.95 per person.
Audience: Alaska Humanities Forum invitiees
Special Instructions: Participants must successfully complete the 2 hour self-paced prerequisite work before the instructor will share the Zoom link with participants for admission into the 5-6 hour virtual classroom to complete the course requirements.
Special Instructions: AaNA nursing CEs are available for eligible participants