Empowerment Systems, Inc. is proud to offer Youth Mental Health First Aid Trainings! 

Youth Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour course that teaches participants on how to assist a young person who is in the early stages of mental health problem or in mental health crisis. 

The curriculum focuses on information participants can use to help adolescents and transition-age youth, ages 12-18.

Anyone over 18 can take the course but it is recommended fro those who regularly interact with youth like parents, teachers, healthcare providers, coaches, etc.
Through real-life scenarios and simulations, participants will be trained on: 
  • risk factors, signs and symptoms of various mental health challenges and conditions
  • assess a mental health crisis
  • select interventions and provide initial help
  • 5 step action plan to support youth that may be experiencing a mental health crisis
  • resources available to young people

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