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Youth Mental Health First Aid certification training offered

August 28, 2017

The ISU Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Certification Program, directed by Nathan Schaumleffel, Ph.D. is partnering with Hamilton Center to offer a free eight hour Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) Certification Training Course.

YMHFA is a public education program that introduces participants to risk factor and warning signs of youth in a mental health or behavioral health crisis.

The course is for individual who are 16 years of age and older who serve as full-time staff, part-time staff, volunteers, faculty, college students or anyone who works with youth! For example, youth workers, pastors, 4-H leaders, Boy Scout & Girl Scout leaders, YMCA staff, youth sport coaches, community volunteers, foster parents, etc.

The course is free for 30 participants, but they must attend all three sessions to earn certification and receive professional growth points:

Tuesday, Sept. 5: 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 6: 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 7: 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

The sessions will be located at the Hamilton Center Child Adolescent Services in the Community Room, 500 Eighth Ave, 2nd floor.

Note: There should be parking available in the parking lot for this building. Enter the building and sign in at the Receptionist Desk to the right, then go up the ramp to the 2nd floor. At the top of the ramp, turn left, go through the door and left at the copier. At the next doorway, the training room is to the right and vending and restrooms are to the left.

Please arrive 5-10 minutes early so we can start on time.

To register by phone or e-mail, or if you have questions, please contact Janet Rose, project coordinator Project AWARE-C Youth Mental Health First Aid Strengthening Families Program at (812) 231-8129 (office), (812) 240-4294 (cell), jrose@hamiltoncenter.org or 500 Eighth Ave, #241,Terre Haute, IN 47804-0323

 

 

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