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Event Name:Youth Mental Health First Aid
Competency:Patron Awareness and Customer Service
Description:Youth Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders in youth. This 6-hour training gives adults who work with youth the skills they need to reach out and provide initial support to children and adolescents (ages 6-18) who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to the appropriate care.

This course will run 9:00 am - 3:30 pm.  There will be two hours worth of pre-work before the online workshop.  This course is limited to 30.  We will take a waitlist. This class will not be archived.

Jeremy Streem is an award winning MHFA instructor within the Ohio Army National Guard and the Northeast Ohio VA Medical Center. Jeremy also provides MHFA training to communities at large with the Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation. Jeremy has been a member of the Ohio Army National Guard for over 22 years, including 1 deployment, achieving the rank of Sergeant First Class and specializing in supporting other Soldiers in need. Jeremy is also a Master Resilience Trainer, certified through the University of Pennsylvania, and has taught Resilience and Effective Communication strategies to over 2,500 Soldiers as well as the general public. SFC Streem's military experience and education allows him to teach MHFA within the VA, Ohio National Guard, and local communities, providing a Veteran's perspective to the unique challenges of supporting and caring for our military population. Jeremy was recognized by the National Council for Behavioral Health as one of the Top Veterans Mental Health First Aid Instructors for both 2018 and 2019, as well as the Top Mental Health First Aid instructor in the State of Ohio in 2019. 
Event Date:5/11/2022
Event Time:9:00 AM - 3:30 PM Eastern
Location:Online via Zoom
Contact Person:Melissa Lattanzi
Details:Who Should Attend:  Anyone interested in youth mental health first aid
Competency:  Customer Service and Patron Awareness

Cost:  FREE to all

Register for this class only if you are able to attend. This class will not be archived.

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Event Registration:This class was a popular class and it is full.  Please email Melissa Lattanzi,  to be put on a waiting list and an additional class may be added for the future.

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