Northshore Education Consortium in Beverly, January 16 & 17th, 2018. For anyone who works with or simply has contact with adolescents and wants to increase their knowledge of mental health in this age group.
* Not intended for those who are already trained in counseling or mental health.
* Youth Mental Health First Aid USA is an 8 hour public education program which introduces participants to the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents, builds understanding of the importance of early intervention, and teaches individuals how to help an adolescent in crisis or experiencing a mental health challenge.
* Mental Health First Aid uses role –playing and simulations to demonstrate how to assess a mental health crisis; select interventions and provide initial help; and connect young people to professional, peer, social and self-help care.
* Instructors: Windi Bowditch, LMHC & Robyn Steinberger, SAC
Fees apply, registration is required to www.nsedu.org/youth-mental-health-first-aid-8-hour-course-registration/ or contact Windi Bowditch, Northshore Academy, 978.338.1450 x 2221, firstname.lastname@example.org