Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) FY20 - Public

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
NOTE: 30 minute lunch break onsite with lunch provided by ASNA
Thursday, August 8, 2019 at 08:30 AM until 05:00 PM
This class is also being offered on
Friday, August 30, 2019 ( Anchorage, AK )
Location and Delivery Method ( view map )
Delivery Method
Face-To-Face
Location Name
ASNA
Address
7000 Uula Street
City
Utqiagvik
State / Province
AK
Zip / Postal Code
99723
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, email: wendis@alaskachd.org

Credits

Contact Hours: 8.00
C.E. Credit for Nursing - Contact Hours: 8.00
This training offers 8 nursing contact hours and is jointly provided by the Alaska Nurses Association and Alaska Training Cooperative. The Alaska Nurses Association is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's 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 public, aged 18 or older
Special Instructions: Must be present all 8 hours to be certified
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.

NOTE: 30 minute lunch break onsite with lunch provided by ASNA

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