Mental Health 101 and Emotional First Aid Course
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Mental Health 101 and Emotional First Aid Course

Understand how to identify basic research findings about late adolescents/young adult mental health.

Magnifi Group
Updated Jul 22, 2024

What you'll learn

  • Identify basic research findings about late adolescents/young adult mental health
  • Identify areas of the brain that are developing during late adolescents/ young adulthood that impact mental health
  • Identify several unique descriptions of “Generation Z”
  • Define what is meant by the term “mental health”
  • Recognize key mental health warning signs
  • Identify key concepts and approaches in Emotional First Aid™
  • Categorize levels of risk and staff response protocol using the Mental Health Pyramid
Course Description

Mental Health 101 and Emotional First Aid will help you learn how to identify people in a crisis and learn basic helping skills. Learners will learn how to respond to sexual assault, substance abuse, trauma, violence and other issues, and know when and how to bring professional help. The course also covers the three levels of an emotional and mental health crisis, including how to make decisions about involving mental health professionals and evacuation from the field.