Youth Mental Health First Aid Certification Training

Registration is required and can be completed below. Please indicate date preference in registration. 

An 8-hour training course for adults who work with youth. The course:

  • Presents the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents
  • Builds an understanding of the importance of early intervention
  • Teaches adults how to help a youth in crisis or a youth is experiencing a mental health challenge
  • Teaches a five-step action plan to assist an adolescent in crisis or an adolescent that is experiencing the signs and symptoms of mental illness

Participants who successfully complete the 8-hour training will become a certified "Youth Mental Health First Aider".

The cost is $20.  All materials are provided.

MHA provides 8 continuing education credits for $12 in cooperation with the Indiana Behavioral Health and Human Services Licensing Board.

For information or to schedule this training for your organization please call 765.742.1800 or email Erin at eperdue@mhawv.org.

Educators should talk with their school administrators about how Youth Mental Health First Aid can qualify for continuing education credits.