Youth Mental Health First Aid Training
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Date: Mon Nov 20, 6:00 PM EDT - Mon Nov 20, 9:00 PM EDT
  • Adult Training
  • Volunteers

*This is a required 2 session program.  The second date is November 27th

Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore is pleased to announce we will be offering adult training in Youth Mental Health First Aid.  This is a blended course with pre-work to be completed prior to the in-person sessions.

Upon completion youll be able to...

  • Recognize common signs and symptoms of mental health challenges, including anxiety, depression, eating disorders and attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD)
  • Recognize common signs and symptoms of substance use challenges
  • Understand how to interact with a young person in crisis
  • Know how to connect a young person with help
  • Better understand trauma, substance use, self-care and the impact of social media and bullying

We will learn the Mental Health First Aid Action Plan

            A          Assess for risk of suicide or harm

            L          Listen nonjudgmentally

            G          Give reassurance and information

            E          Encourage appropriate professional help

            E          Encourage self-help and other support strategies