This training is made possible by a grant through The Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services in conjunction with PreventionFIRST!, this training provides adults the skills they need to reach out and provide initial support to youth who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to the appropriate resources. An interactive evidenced-based program, adopted in over 20 countries, YMHFA teaches a five-step action plan for working with youth in crisis and non-crisis situations. Suicide prevention is emphasized in this program. Over two million individuals have been trained in the United States.
YMHFA Self-Paced Introduction Recap
ALGEE: The Action Plan in A Non-Crisis Scenario
12pm-1pm Lunch Break
1pm-3pm ALGEE: The Action Plan in A Crisis Scenario
Self-Care for the First-Aider
Trainers: Jennifer Biggs, MS, MS, LCDC III, LPC, Therapist
Pat Clark, BA, MA, Consultant
Note: Participants are required to complete 1.5 hours of on-line self instruction prior to the instructor training. A zoom link will be sent after registration closes to complete the pre-work. Those who do not complete the self- instruction 1 week prior to the course starting date, will be withdrawn from the course.
Following: One week prior to the training, another zoom link will be sent to attend the training.
Prevention CEUs and CHES hours are being applied for.