Youth Mental Health First Aid
February 10 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm CST
Thursday Feb 10th, 2022
Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Instructors: Marion Jacobs & Ashley Deason
Location: Zoom Webinar
Cost: $40 includes virtual course materials and lifetime access to online manual
Option to purchase paperback manual for $20
Who should attend? Parents, Teachers, School Staff, Youth Group Leaders, Out of School Staff, Coaches, Camp Counselors, Direct Care Workers, Grandparents, Law Enforcement, Anyone who works with or supports youth
Why Youth Mental Health First Aid?
Youth Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders in youth. This 6-hour training gives adults who work with youth the skills they need to reach out and provide initial support to children and adolescents (ages
6-18) who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to the appropriate care.
What You Will Learn
- Common signs and symptoms of mental illness in this age group, including:
- Eating disorders
- Attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD)
- Common signs and symptoms of substance use
- How to interact with a child or adolescent in crisis
- How to connect the person with help
- New: Expanded content on trauma, addiction and self-care and the impact of social media and bullying
What is the Virtual Workshop Format:
First Aiders will complete a 2-hour, self-paced online course, and then participate in a live, instructor-led video workshop.
Ashley Deason, BA Tanager Place Community Base Program Manager
The Community has always been a passion for Ashley and through training others in Youth Mental Health First Aid Ashley has been able to assist with breaking the stigma of mental health and providing awareness on how to approach and respond to others that may experience a mental health challenge or crisis. Ashley believes that every person can have a positive impact on those around them and this training gives participants the knowledge and tools to be mindful of their responses and interactions with others.
Cancellation & Refund Policy
All attendee cancellation/refund requests should be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For a full refund, request must be received no later than 7 calendar days prior to workshop/evet date.
Partial Refunds will be issued for requests sent less than 7 calendar days prior to workshop/event date. Partial refund is considered a refund of the registration fee minus administrative fees outlined below:
- $25 administrative fee for a half-day workshop
- $50 administrative fee for a full-day workshop
- $75 administrative fee for 2-day workshop
No refund will be issued for any requests not received at least 24 hours before the event start time.
Meraki Institute Cancellation & Rescheduling Notice
Meraki Institute of Learning at Tanager Place reserves the right to cancel/postpone an event due to insufficient enrollment. Meraki Institute of Learning will email registered attendees at least 5 calendar days before event date to notify of the cancellation/postponement. Registered attendees will be provided the option to transfer enrollment to future event date or receive a full refund.
Meraki Institute of Learning at Tanager Place reserves the right to cancel/postpone an event due to inclement weather, instructor illness or instructor family emergency. In the event this occurs, registered attendees will receive e-mail notification before event start time. Meraki Institute of Learning at Tanager Place will send email notification to registered attendees within 10days of cancelled event to announce rescheduled event date. Attendees will be provided the option to transfer enrollment to future event or receive a full refund.