Alaska School Nurses Association

Youth Mental Health First Aid - Palmer, AK - Nov. 3rd AND Anchorage, AK - Nov. 30th

Posted over 1 year ago by Annette Johansen

Youth Mental Health First Aid 

Palmer- November 3 
Anchorage - November 30 
Still Time to Register!
Description: This training is open to all community members who are 18 years andolder. Youth Mental Health First Aid USA is an eight-hour public education program, intended for adults, 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. 
Cost:  FREE
(This training has a cost/value of $85 and has been funded for all participants by the State of Alaska Department of Education & Early Development through the federal project A.W.A.R.E.)
Palmer, 11/3/18 - For More Information and to Register:

Anchorage, 11/30/18 - For More Information and to Register:

Contact: If you have questions about this training please contact Wendi, 907-264-6224,
Nursing CEUs: If requested, you may receive 8.0 CE following successful completion of the training and required evaluation. The continuing education credits for this eventare being co-provided by the Alaska Nurses Association (AaNA) and the Trust Training Cooperative. Alaska Nurses Association is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on  
One professional development credit is available through UAA PACE for an additional 7 hours of independent study and submission of 6 papers. Contact Wendi Shackelford for more information.   

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The Alaska Training Cooperative (AKTC) is grant funded by the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority through theUniversity of Alaska Anchorage Center for Human Development.
UAA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution.
The University of Alaska is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: