A 7.5-hour Training with Jane Skantze & Jessica Bennett
May 12, 2023
This training will take place at Runnells Hall, 25 Deer Hill Road, Chocorua, NH 03817
IMPORTANT: Learners must complete a 2-hour, self-paced online course and participate in the 5.5 hour, instructor-led training. More information on the online pre-work will be sent to your email address shortly after registration.
PRESENTATION: Youth Mental Health First Aid is an early intervention public education program. It teaches adults how to recognize the signs and symptoms that suggest a potential mental health challenge, how to listen nonjudgmentally and give reassurance to a youth who may be experiencing a mental health challenge, and how to refer a person to appropriate professional support and services.
By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
- Describe the purpose of Youth Mental Health First Aid and the role of the Youth Mental Health First Aider.
- Recognize the signs and symptoms of mental health challenges that may impact youth.
- Explain the impact of traumatic experiences and the role of resilience on adolescent development.
- Apply the appropriate steps of the YMHFA Action Plan (ALGEE) to non-crisis situations.
- Apply the appropriate steps of the YMHFA Action Plan (ALGEE) to crisis situations.
- Choose appropriate methods for self-care following the application of Youth Mental Health First Aid in a crisis or non-crisis situation.
ABOUT THE PRESENTERS:
Jane Skantze is the Community Impact Manager at Makin’ It Happen in Manchester, NH. Jane received her Bachelor's of Art in Political Science from Plymouth State University in 2010. She is currently in her third year of a Master of Social Work program at Boston University. Jane is a Certified Prevention Specialist in the State of New Hampshire. She has worked for the past ten years in the non-profit sector here in New Hampshire providing training, direct services, and community-focused services throughout the state.
Jessica Bennett, LADAC, LCMHC, ED.S., is a school counselor/LADAC for the Bedford School district. Ms. Bennett joined the district in 2016 and is responsible for creating and providing drug/alcohol prevention programming within the school setting. In addition, Ms. Bennett also provides individual and family therapy to clients in the private practice setting through Jessica Bennett Counseling. Currently Ms. Bennett is in the process of obtaining her Doctorate of Education through Rivier University. REGISTRATION FEE: *NHADACA Members: $50; *Non-Members $60; *NBCC add $5. For registration information contact: 603-225-7060 or firstname.lastname@example.org
7.5 Contact Hours Available
CRSW Performance Domains: 3, 4
LADC/MLADC Categories of Competence: 3, 4, 16, 17
CPS Domains: 2, 4, 6
NBCC: LICSW/L-MFT/LCMHC (Category 1) & Psychologist Category A
NH Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors Association has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider. ACEP No 6754. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. NHADACA is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.
Physicians: The North Country Health Consortium/NNH AHEC is accredited by the NH Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The North Country Health Consortium/NNH AHEC designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nurses: North Country Health Consortium/NNH AHEC is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Northeast Multistate Division Education Unit, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This activity was approved for 7.5 Nursing Contact Hours.
PLEASE NOTE: Only one registrant per form. For multiple registrants you must register each one individually. Registration is not complete or guaranteed until payment is received. Payment by means other than credit card may slow down completion of registration. Checks and cash are still accepted, however, your registration will be placed on a pending list until payment is received. We strongly encourage payment by credit card for training of high demand topics. Thank you.
This training is financed under a contract with the State of NH, Department of Health and Human Services, with funds provided in part by the State of NH and/or such funding sources as were available or required, e.g., the United States Department of Health and Human Services.