Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA)

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 09:00 AM until 05:00 PM
This class is also being offered on
Friday, January 25, 2019 ( Anchorage, AK )
Friday, March 15, 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
Togiak School
Address
50 Togiak School Road
City
Togiak
State / Province
AK
Zip / Postal Code
99678
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.
C.E. Credit for Alaska Police Standards Council: 8.00

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: Togiak certified staff, tribal court, village care providers, and community members
Special Instructions: 30 minute lunch break on site; please bring your own lunch
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.
8 hours of CE's available for free through Alaska Nurses Association or the Alaska Police Standards Council, upon request.
NEW: 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 below for more information.

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