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AIS Professional Development
VIRTUAL Youth Mental Health First Aid

AIS Professional Development

Important Session Information:

School employees from the following counties may register for this session: Bexar

Target Audience: Adults working with youth ages 12-18

This session is virtual and requires 2 hours of self-paced, pre-course work must be completed prior to the session.  The course will be conducted from 08:30-03:30 PM with a one hour lunch break. 

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 session will be hosted in person at ESC-20 and presented by a representative from ESC-20 and Center for Health Care Services.

You will receive an email from Connect20 confirming your registration; please be sure to check your spam/junk email. If you do not receive an email confirmation, please call Central Registration at 210-370-5671 for assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00 AM-4:30 PM.

*Please be advised that in order to host this course, a minimum of 5 participants must be registered. If the class minimum has not be registered 24 hours prior to the course date, all participants will be notified of the class cancellation and provided a list of course opportunities where they can reschedule.

Registration for this session has ended

Session ID:
Credits Available:
(6.5) CPE - TEA Provider #015950
Seats Available:
Contact Person:
Brandalyn Haggerty
Brandalyn Haggerty
Lisa Ranallo
Date Time Location
2/21/2024 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM Education Service Center Region 20 - Virtual 12
1314 Hines, San Antonio, 78208

1314 Hines San Antonio, TX 78208 | Phone: 210-370-5200 | Map

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