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  1. Youth Mental Health First Aid ONLINE/VIRTUAL Blended Course

    Youth Mental Health First Aid teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. This three year certification gives adults who work with youth the skills they need to reach out and provide initial support to adolescents (ages 12-18) who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem and help connect them to the appropriate care.

    YMHFA trainingS will be provided in collaboration with Local Mental Health Authorities (LMHA) Nueces Center for Mental Health and Intellectual Disabilities or Coastal Plains Community Center trainers.  It will requires a 2 hour prerequisite online course prior to attending the virtual class. Registration closes one week before class date at 11:59pm.

    • Nueces Center for Mental Health and Intellectual Disabilities can only provide training for school employees in NUECES COUNTY.
    • Coastal Plains Community Center can only provide training for school employees in ARANSAS, BEE, BROOKS, DUVAL, KLEBERG, KENEDY, JIM WELLS, LIVE OAK AND SAN PATRICIO COUNTIES.
    • Participants must register with a district email from the specified counties.   Registrants without district emails or are from outside the specified counties will not be placed in a YMHFA course.
    • After the registration deadline expires, the LMHA will then send a link to the 2 hour course to registered participants.
    • Candidates will need to complete the 2 hour online course prior  to the 4 hour virtual class session. 
    • LMHAs will send a Zoom link those participants who have completed the 2 hour online prerequisite course.
    • Registration will close up to 14 days prior to the virtual class date.  The time is needed for the National Council  to set up participants in the online course.  
    • Participants cannot switch classes or substitute a different participant once registration closes due to grant funded purchase of online course. 

    The course will teach you how to apply the ALGEE action plan:

    • Assess for risk of suicide or harm
    • Listen non-judgmentally
    • Give reassurance and information
    • Encourage appropriate professional help
    • Encourage self-help and other
    support strategies


  2. Links to FACES
    This quick 30 minute ZOOM session connects you to a community social service resource available in Region 2.   Hear about their services, eligibility requirements and referral process.  Time will be allotted for a Q&A.   The last five minutes will include an online resource share.  

  3. Basic Hearing and Vision Screening Training
    Basic certification training for school health professionals for hearing and vision screening (not a re-certification course).

  4. Health and Wellness

    We will review the requirements of the Local Wellness Policy and Plan, and will also focus on the required assessment.  

    All stakeholders and anyone else involved in the process of creating, implementing, and assessing the Local Wellness Policy are welcome to join us for this session.

     


209 North Water St.
Corpus Christi, Texas 78401-2528
phone: (361)561-8400 fax:(361)883-3442
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