Alaska School Nurses Association

Youth Mental Health First Aid - The Alaska Training Cooperative

Posted almost 3 years ago by Annette Johansen

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Date & Time: Thursday, September 28, 2017, 8:30am - 5:00pm 
Location: Carr Gottstein Seminar Room
4101 University Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508 
Description: This training is open to all community members who are 18 years and older. 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
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
Registration: All those interested in attending this training must register through The Alaska Training Cooperative Learning Management System (LMS). Thank you. 
Contact: For more information, contact Wendi at 907-264-6224 or

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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.
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