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Youth Mental Health First Aid - February 2024

Youth Mental Health First Aid - February 2024

Feb. 1, 2024


8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. 




In this training, learn how to interact with a young person in a short-term or persistent mental health crisis.

Date: Feb. 1, 2024


8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. 




$20 per participant; Comprehensive Package pricing: $2 per participant

Lunch and materials provided

Learn more about the Comprehensive Package and see a list of participating districts here >

This course is valued at $170. Thanks to the Public Health Workforce grant, learners may attend at a discounted rate.

Prerequisites: Participants must complete the online modules 1-2 prior to attending the in-person training.

CEUs: Teacher CEU; Administrator CEU

Relicensure requirement: Key Warning Signs of Early-onset Mental Illness: Suicide Prevention, Key Warning Signs of Early-onset Mental Illness: Other

Learning objectives:

  • Recognize common signs and symptoms of mental health challenges, including anxiety, depression, eating disorders, and attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD).

  • Recognize common signs and symptoms of substance use challenges.

  • Better understand trauma, substance use, selfcare and the impact of social media and bullying.


Identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental health and substance use challenges among young people. You will build the skills and confidence you need to reach out and provide initial support to young people. You will also learn how to help connect them to appropriate support.

About the leader:

Lisa Worden, an education consultant at Sourcewell, will lead this training. Much of her work centers around social and emotional learning, trauma-informed care, and mental health and wellness. She facilitates Elevate Community Impact, Cultural Competency, and is a certified Youth Mental Health First Aid trainer. Lisa’s background includes classroom teacher (grades 3-6), gifted education, and post-secondary instruction.

Recommended follow-up:

Following the in-person training, participants will need to complete modules 4 and 5 in the learning management system.

Event Registration

Registration information:

Once added to the course you will receive an email with access to the required pre-assessment from the Mental Health First Aid Team. Completion of modules 1 and 2 (welcome and pre-assessment, approximately 5 minutes) are required prior to the in-person training.

Registration deadline: Jan. 18, 2024

Check-in: 8 a.m.

Questions: education@sourcewell-mn.gov

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