Professional Development

CarePlus Workshop Series: Youth Mental Health First Aid

Friday, May 10, 2019
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM


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CarePlus Workshop Series: Youth Mental Health First Aid

Trainers: Sue Heguy, LCSW & Jaime Arlia, LPC
Price: $150

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 or addictions challenge or is in crisis. Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed for adults who regularly interact 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 ADHD), and eating disorders.

This course, Mental Health First Aid, Approval #162706-1250, provided by Care Plus NJ, Inc., is approved for continuing education by the New Jersey Social Work Continuing Education Approval Collaborative, which is administered by NASW-NJ. CE Approval Collaborative Approval Period: September 15, 2016 through August 31, 2018. Social workers will receive seven (7) clinical continuing education hours for participating in this course.

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