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Youth Mental Health First Aid Workshop
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5/5/2016
When: Thursday, May 5
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Where: Colorado League of Charter Schools Training Center
4201 E Yale Ave
Denver, CO  80222
United States
Contact: Clare Vickland
303-989-5356 ext. 107


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Youth Mental Health First Aid Workshop
Hosted by Colorado League of Charter Schools and Colorado School Safety Resource Center
Date: Thursday, May 5
Time: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Location: Colorado League of Charter Schools Training Center, 4201 E Yale Ave, Denver
Cost: $35
Description: Youth Mental Health First Aid 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 issue, addiction challenge or is in crisis. Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed for adults who interact regularly 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. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, substance use, disorders in which psychosis may occur, disruptive behavior disorders (including AD/HD), and eating disorders.
Registration: Deadline: Monday, May 2. Event contingent on a minimum of 5 registrants. 

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