Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) FY21 - Private VIRTUAL

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
Friday, February 19, 2021 at 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM via Zoom platform
Friday, February 19, 2021 at 08:30 AM until 03:00 PM
Location and Delivery Method
Delivery Method
Online / Web Delivered
Contact Person
AKTC Support
Support Phone
(907) 264-6244
Support Email
Support Website
Cost Range

Host And Instructor

Rural AKHealth Professions Foundation/AKTraining Cooperative
Wendi Shackelford, 907-264-6224, email:
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Contact Hours: 6.00
C.E. Credit for Alaska Nurses Association (AaNa): 6.00
This training offers 6 nursing contact hours and is jointly provided by the Alaska Nurses Association and Alaska Training Cooperative. The Alaska Nurses Association is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Training Overview Description

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.

Event-specific Details

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

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