* indicates that the workshop lasts multiple days

Jan 14

Youth Mental Health First Aid

personBarb Linville, Behavior Specialist, Hickory City Schools

location_onHoliday Inn Express, Wilkesboro -- 1700 Winkler Street, Wilkesboro, NC 28697

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Youth Mental Health First Aid 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 (age 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 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. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, substance use, disorders in which psychosis may occur, disruptive behavior disorders (including AD/HD), and eating disorders.


8:30-5:00 (This PD is normally 2 days. The presenter is trying to fit it into 1 day by extending the day and having a (30-minute lunch.)


$115 without membership

$0 with membership

Renewal Credit:

0.5 General Credit

Target Audience:

Counselors, teachers, administrators

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