Youth Mental Health First Aid
Thompson School District will be hosting a FREE Youth Mental Health First Aid workshop for ADULTS on Monday, April 24th and Wednesday, April 26th from 5:00 pm- 9:00 pm.
Mental Health First Aid USA is an 8-hour training to teach participants how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis The evidence behind the program demonstrates that it helps trainees identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders.
REGISTRATION REQUIRED - Particpants must attend both evenings.
This course is funded by a grant received by Colorado Department of Education and is valued at $170. We are thankful to have this opportunity to provide the class at no cost to you.
Register for the April 24th and 26th event: bit.ly/ymhfa42426
Questions? Contact Jessica Long: Jessica.Long@thompsonschools.org
Topics Covered Include:
-Overview of mental health challenges
-Typical vs. atypical adolescent development
-Protective factors and risk factors
-How to help students actively experiencing a mental health crisis
-5-Step Action Plan
Thompson School District Administration Building
800 S. Taft Ave.