Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA)

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
Friday, March 15, 2019 at 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Friday, March 15, 2019 at 08:30 AM until 05:00 PM
This class is also being offered on
Friday, January 25, 2019 ( Anchorage, AK )
Friday, April 12, 2019 ( Anchorage, AK )
Friday, August 30, 2019 ( Anchorage, AK )
Location and Delivery Method ( view map )
Delivery Method
Face-To-Face
Location Name
BP Energy Center
Address
1014 Energy Court
City
Anchorage
State / Province
AK
Zip / Postal Code
99503
Country
United States
Cost Range
FREE

Host And Instructor

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Host
Rural AKHealth Professions Foundation/AKTraining Cooperative
Instructor
Wendi Shackelford, 907-264-6224, wendis@alaskachd.org

Credits

Contact Hours: 8.00
C.E. Credit for Nursing - American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC): 8.00
The continuing education credits for this event are being co-provided by the Alaska Nurses Association (AaNA) and The Alaska 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 Centers Commission on Accreditation.

Training Overview Description

Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed for adults who regularly interact with young people. The course introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a 5-step action plan for how to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations.

This course has a cost/value of $85 each and has been fully funded for all participants by the State of Alaska Department of Education & Early Development through the federal project A.W.A.R.E. (Advancing Wellness and Resilience in Education) through September 30, 2019.

Event-specific Details

Audience: Open to the community
Special Instructions: Bring your own lunch or snacks.
Class contact:
Wendi Shackelford
907-264-6224
wendis@alaskachd.org

Behavioral Health/Mental Illness
All Behavioral Health / Social

Registration Information

Attendees must be present all 8 hours for certification. YMHFA certificates will be emailed to attendees upon completion of the course.

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