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(Brownsville ISD Staff ONLY) Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA)

Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) 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 such as depression, anxiety disorders, psychosis, and substance use disorders . Role-playing and simulations are used 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. Each participant will receive a certification for completing the 8 hour course and will be certified in Mental Health First Aid USA from the National Council for Behavioral Health. This course fulfills the requirement for mental health first aid training (Senate Bill 133) for all school district employees in the state of Texas.

Special Education Staff - Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Diagnosticians, LSSPs, Behavior Strategists, Counselors, Administrators This course is recommended for those who regularly have contact with young people ages 12-18







Discipline Management
Social/Emotional Development
Special Education
Student Behavior

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Dates, Times and Locations

Room Name Workshop Date Begin Time End Time

Workshop Contacts

Name Type E-Mail Phone
Claudia Garcia Presenter
Marissa Chavana Contact (956) 984-6241
Tere Longoria Contact (956) 984-6206
Perla Pulido Contact (956) 984-6261
Hilda Aguirre Contact (956) 984-6142

Special Accomodations
For requests for special accommodations for this workshop, please contact one of the individuals listed above at least ten (10) business days prior to the workshop date.