Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed for adults who regularly interact with young people.
Who should be trained?
For Youth Mental Health First Aid:
- School staff
- Camp counselors
- Youth group leaders
- People who work with youth
UW Madison Division of Extension Educators across the state will be providing all Virtual Trainings at NO COST.
You will be required to complete a 2-hour, self-paced online class, and then participate in a 5 hour (no lunch break) or 5.5 hours (with lunch break) Instructor-led Zoom Meeting .
Space is limited to 25 participants.
Please register for the date you prefer. All classes start at 9 am and end at 3 pm.
If all trainings are full. Please either check back or fill out an interest form and we will let you know when more trainings become scheduled.