25. September 2020 - 8:30 till 17:30
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Mental Health First Aid (for people who work with youth) - September 2020 Training | City of Albuquerque Community Center | Friday, 25. September 2020

Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. This 8-hour training gives people the skills they need to reach out and provide initial support to people who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to the appropriate care.
The course introduces common mental health challenges, teaches a 5-step action plan for how to help 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.
The course will teach you how to apply the ALGEE action plan:
• Assess for risk of ******* or harm
• Listen nonjudgmentally
• Give reassurance and information
• Encourage appropriate professional help
• Encourage self-help and other support strategies

Will CEUs be available?
Eight Social Work CEUs will be available to participants that attend the training in entirety.
Is there a minimum age requirement to attend the training?
Participants must be 18 years of age.
What should I bring into the event?
Beverages and Food WILL NOT be provided as a part of this training. Participants will have 2, 15 minute breaks and a 30 minute lunch break. Please plan to bring your own food and beverages to the training. 
If this class is full, please consider another opportunity:
Classes are regularly offerred in the community. You can find alternative Mental Health First Aid Classes Online at: https://www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org/take-a-course/find-a-course/