The Jacksonville Sports Medicine Program
and Wolfson Children’s Hospital
Youth Mental Health First Aid
Saturday, January 12, 2019 – 9:00 am —5:30 pm
University of North Florida Brooks College of Health
Athletic Training Education Program
Location: Brooks College of Health Auditorium
at the University of North Florida
Jacksonville, FL 32224
Program, Target Audience and Synopsis
Youth Mental Health First Aid is a FREE 8 hour training designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, athletic trainers, 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. 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. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, substance use, disorders in which psychosis may occur, disruptive behavior disorders (including AD/HD), and eating disorders. Identify common mental health challenges for youth including anxiety, depression, substance use, disorders in which psychosis may occur, disruptive behavior disorders, and eating disorders.
- Create a 5-step action plan for those in crisis to connect with an appropriate professional
- Recognize the potential risk factors and warning signs for a range of mental health problems including depression, anxiety / trauma, psychosis and psychotic disorders, substance use disorders and self-injury
- Interpret prevalence of mental health disorders in the US and the need for reduced negative attitudes in their communities
Jessica Winberry, BS; Health Educator & Instructor, THE PLAYERS Center for Child Health at Wolfson Children’s Hospital
Domains of Athletic Training
- Injury and Illness Prevention and Wellness Promotion
- Healthcare Administration and Professional Responsibility
Level of Difficulty
Cost is free
Course if free, though we request that you please register. There are no penalties for cancellation but no credit will be issued.
To Register: https://tinyurl.com/y55x7je7
Jim Mackie, 202-5320 firstname.lastname@example.org
The Jacksonville Sports Medicine Program (JSMP) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, military status, sexual orientation, or age. JSMP is committed to accessibility and non-discrimination in all aspects of its continuing education activities. Participants who have special needs are encouraged to contact program organizers so that all reasonable efforts to accommodate these needs can be made.
Conflict of Interest
In compliance with continuing education requirements, all presenters must disclose any financial or other associations with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services or commercial supporters as well as any use of unlabeled product(s) or product(s) under investigational use. JSMP, event committee and the presenters for this seminar do not have financial or other associations with the manufacturers of commercial products, suppliers of commercial services or commercial supporters. This presentation does not involve the unlabeled use of a product or product under investigational use. There was no financial or in-kind commercial support for this activity.
Certificate of Credit
This is an 8 hour BOC Category A CEU approved educational program. Participants who attend the program will be mailed a Certificate of Credit.
The Jacksonville Sports Medicine Program (BOC AP# P3634) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 8 Category A hours / CEUs. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent participating in the CE activity.
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