Youth Mental Health First Aid
Date: Tuesday, June 27th, 2017
Time: 8:30am - 5:30pm
Location: Catholic Charites of Oklahoma City
CEUs APPROVED FOR LPC/LMFT (8 CEUS)
Mental Health First Aid is an 8 hour training course designed to give
members of the public key skills to help a youth who is developing a
mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Just as
CPR training helps a layperson without medical training assist an
individual experiencing a heart attack, Youth Mental Health First Aid
training helps a layperson assist someone experiencing a mental health
Youth Mental Health First Aid certification, which must be renewed every three years, teaches participants to:
First Aid addresses mental health challenges common among youth,
including: depression, anxiety, psychosis and substance use disorders.
Use a 5-step action plan to help an individual in crisis connect with appropriate professional help.
prevalence of various mental health disorders in the U.S. and the need
for reduced negative attitudes in their communities.
of the appropriate professional, peer, social, and self-help resources
available to help someone with a mental health problem treat and manage
the problem and achieve recovery.
Assess their own views and feelings about mental health problems and disorders.
Questions or concerns?
Please contact Amy Shipman at firstname.lastname@example.org