Foster Parent Training

August 29, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Brooklyn Office
44 Court St
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Angie Ragubir
718-260-8840 Ext.5653

NYC Outreach Presents: Mental Health First Aid Training

A Two-Part Training

**Must Attend Both Sessions**

  • Part I: August 28, 2018, 10AM-2PM
  • Part II: August 29, 2018, 10AM-2PM

Participants will be educated on the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents, build an understanding of the importance of early intervention, and teaches the individuals how to help an adolescent in crisis or experiencing a mental health challenge, which is common in adolescents, including anxiety; depression; psychosis; eating disorders; ADHD; disruptive behavior disorders; and substance use disorder.

Participants learn to support a youth developing signs and symptoms of a mental illness or in an emotional crisis by applying a core Five-Step Action Plan:

  • Assess for risk of suicide or harm
  • Listen nonjudgmentally
  • Give re-assurance and information
  • Encourage appropriate  professional help
  • Encourage self-help and other support strategies
Advance Registration Required!