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Counseling Services
Virtual Youth Mental Health First Aid



Professional development for counselors is aligned with the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) National Standards and Competencies and with the Texas Education Agency (TEA) Comprehensive, Developmental Guidance and Counseling Program Standards (Pre-K - Grade 12). Topics will be addressed to assist school counselors in developing the four components in their school counseling program: Guidance Curriculum, Responsive Services, Individual Planning and System Support.
 


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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 AD/HD), and eating disorders.

***NOTE:  This course also meets the criteria for 19 TAC §228.30 (c)(3).
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Session ID:
81139
Credits Available:
(6) Clock Hours
Seats Available:
7
Fee:
$0.00
Contact Person:
Lisa Ranallo
Instructor(s):
Tracy Reinen
Date Time Location
10/25/2021 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Other, Region 20 ESC District - Zoom Meeting
Recommended Event Titles
Counseling Services
35 sessions


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