235 Lions Dr, Barrington, IL 60010 - Sullivan Room B.
YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID is for anyone who interacts with youth or adolescents (9-18) and especially valuable for parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, coaches, peers, neighbors, librarians, health workers, and other caring citizens who might interface with a young person experiencing a mental health or addictions crisis. 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. This training is open anyone, and may be especially helpful for those who regularly interact with youth and adolescents.
To register: Email Christine Guerra at Admin@sccnw.org Include your name, address, phone number and email. Or register online on the form below.
Facilitator: Rev. Kerry Dueholm, LCPC, MDiv, is a seasoned MHFA trainer, outstanding counselor with Samaritan Counseling Center helping adults, children, families and couples. Her specialties are anxiety, trauma, spirituality, marriage and parenting support. She is an ordained pastor, wife, and mother of three energetic children.