Mental Health First Aid (for people who work with youth) - September 2020 Training, City of Albuquerque Community Center, Friday, 25. September 2020

Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. This 8-hour training gives people the skills they need to reach out and provide initial support to people who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to the appropriate care.
The course introduces common mental health challenges, teaches a 5-step action plan for how to help 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.
The course will teach you how to apply the ALGEE action plan:
• Assess for risk of ******* or harm
• Listen nonjudgmentally
• Give reassurance and information
• Encourage appropriate professional help
• Encourage self-help and other support strategies

Will CEUs be available?
Eight Social Work CEUs will be available to participants that attend the training in entirety.
Is there a minimum age requirement to attend the training?
Participants must be 18 years of age.
What should I bring into the event?
Beverages and Food WILL NOT be provided as a part of this training. Participants will have 2, 15 minute breaks and a 30 minute lunch break. Please plan to bring your own food and beverages to the training. 
If this class is full, please consider another opportunity:
Classes are regularly offerred in the community. You can find alternative Mental Health First Aid Classes Online at: 

Mental Health First Aid (for people who work with youth) - September 2020 Training

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