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Mental Health First Aid Training: Youth - Charlottetown, PE


Mental Health First Aid Training: Youth - Charlottetown, PE

Mental Health First Aid training for Adults Who Interact with Youth focuses on mental health problems and first aid for youth ages 12 to 24. Mental health problems often first develop during adolescence or early adulthood, with half of all mental disorders beginning by age 14, and 75 percent beginning by age 24.
Most mental disorders develop gradually. The early signs and symptoms of developing mental health problems will be different from the more established clinical profiles which are reflected later in life. The social, educational and family environments in which mental disorders occur in young people are also different from those later in life. Therefore, the information in this course is designed to be sensitive to the unique aspects of mental health problems in young people. It is meant to assist education professionals, health providers, parents and other adults in the identification of mental health problems and appropriate first aid intervention strategies.

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Mental Health First Aid Training: Adults who Interact with Youth (14 hours)
Thursday & Friday, April 25 & 26, 2019
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. both days
Charlottetown Inn & Conference Centre | Cabot Room
238 Grafton Street | Charlottetown, PE
Registration deadline: Wednesday, April 17 or when all 25 seats fill
Course fee: $219.00 per person + 15% HST = $251.85 TOTAL

Course fee includes take-home course manual and additional resources, official MHFA certification issued by the Mental Health Commission of Canada and coffee/tea and light refreshments on each of the two days.

This training session will be facilitated by Elizabeth Eldridge, BMT, MTA, Founder & Director of Arpeggio Health Services. Elizabeth brings the course material to life by drawing on over a decade of experience in clinical mental health care, including acute, inpatient, outpatient and forensic settings. A seasoned speaker, she has facilitated over 150 MHFA training sessions, certifying more than 2,500 Maritimers in Mental Health First Aid.

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