Tue, Oct 08 | Our Savior Lutheran Church

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training Session

Registration is Closed
Youth Mental Health First Aid Training Session

Time & Location

Oct 08, 2019, 9:30 AM – Oct 09, 2019, 2:30 PM
Our Savior Lutheran Church, 478 Boston St, Topsfield, MA 01983, USA

About the Event

***MUST ATTEND BOTH SESSIONS***

In the two 5-hour sessions participants will learn: 

  • Risk factors/warning signs of common adolescent mental health challenges 
  • Importance of early intervention 
  • How to support youth developing signs/symptoms of mental health illness or emotional crisis by applying a 5 step core action plan: 
  • Assess for suicide or harm 
  • Listen non-judgmentally 
  • Give reassurance and information 
  • Encourage appropriate professional help 
  • Encourage self help and other support strategies 

Who should participate? Anyone who regularly interacts with young people ages 12 - 18 like: Coaches, Teachers, School staff, Parents, Youth workers, Faith leaders, Caring citizens

Registration is Closed