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The Alaska Training Cooperative - Youth Mental Health First Aid

Posted 10 months ago by Annette Johansen


Presents:
Youth Mental Health First Aid
Anchorage & Juneau 
 
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
 
February 9 2018 
8:30am - 5:00pm 
Juneau  Click here for more information and to register 
February 23, 2018 
8:30am - 5:00pm
Anchorage
Click here for more information and to register 
March 16, 2018 
8:30am - 5:00pm
Anchorage Click here for more information and to register 
April 20, 2018 
8:30am - 5:00pm
Anchorage Click here for more information and to register 
 
Please click on the registration link for more information.  
 
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
Accreditation. 
 
Contact: For more information, contact Wendi at 907-264-6224 or wendis@alaskachd.org.

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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: www.alaska.edu/titleIXcompliance/nondiscrimination.