Youth Mental Health First Aid Course
This is an 8-hour 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. The program 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. This course fulfills the requirement for mental health first aid training (Senate Bill 133) for all school district employees in the state of Texas. This training is from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Participants must attend the entire duration of the workshop in order to receive their certificates.
This training is limited to school district/charter school staff only.
Special Education Staff - Teachers, Paraprofessionals, Diagnosticians, LSSPs, Behavior Strategists, Counselors, Administrators
This course fulfills the requirement for mental health first aid training (Senate Bill 133) for all school district employees in the state of Texas.
Workshop Fee will be charged to those who fail to show for a workshop.
To avoid the charge, Staff Development contacts for this workshop must be notified in writing at least 3 business days prior to workshop date.
Cancellation must include name, workshop # and email address.