Youth Mental Health First Aid

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
Friday, January 26, 2018 at 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Friday, January 26, 2018 at 08:30 AM until 05:00 PM
This class is also being offered on
Friday, April 20, 2018 ( Anchorage, AK )
Location And Delivery Method
Delivery Method
Location Name
BP Energy Center
1014 Energy Court
State / Province
Zip / Postal Code
United States
Cost Range

Host And Instructor

The Alaska Training Cooperative (AKTC)
Wendi Shackelford


C.E. Credit for Nursing - American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC): 8.00
The continuing education credits for this event are being co-provided by the Alaska Nurses Association (AaNA) and The Alaska Training Cooperative. Alaska Nurses Association is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Centers Commission on Accreditation.

Training Overview Description

Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) 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.

This course has a cost/value of $85 each and has been fully funded for all participants by the State of Alaska Department of Education & Early Development through the federal project A.W.A.R.E. (Advancing Wellness and Resilience in Education) through September 30, 2019.

Event-specific Details

Audience: Open to the community
Special Instructions: Bring your own lunch or snacks.

Class contact:
Wendi Shackelford

Behavioral Health / Mental Health
Village Counselor
Substance Abuse and Addiction Counseler
Social Worker
Licensed Professional Counselor
Family & Marriage Therapist
Chemical Dependency Counselor
Behavioral Health Aide

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