For Pierce County Residents and Professionals
Monday April 2, 2018 / 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Youth Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour training that builds understanding of the importance of early intervention and teaches the risk factors and warning signs of mental health challenges common among adolescents – including anxiety, depression, psychosis, eating disorders, AD/HD, disruptive behavior disorders, and substance use disorders. Role-playing and simulations help participants learn 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.
Date & Time: Monday, April 2 / 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Location & Address: Pierce County Library System – Administrative Center / Meeting Room B & C / 3005 112th St. East, Tacoma, 98446
Cost: FREE! Including Lunch, Youth Mental Health First Aid Manual & Certificate
Instructors: Nelson Rascon, DadsMOVE and South Sound 2-1-1 Call Center & Deborah Binion, Jordan Binion Project
Open to anyone age 18 years and over who lives and/or works in Pierce County
PLEASE EMAIL YOUR: 1) Name, 2) Organization, 3) Email Address & 4) Phone # to: firstname.lastname@example.org
This Youth Mental Health First Aid training is offered at no cost thanks to contributions from DadsMOVE, Jordan Binion Project, Pierce County Library System, and CHI Franciscan Health’s Prevent-Avert-Respond (PAR) Initiative.
Training is valued at $170 per person by Mental Health First Aid USA.