Mental Health First Aid Training

30 School Nurses become Mental Health First Aid Certified March 11, 2017.

 

Program Overview: Youth Mental Health First Aid® for School Nurses Training is the help offered to a young person experiencing a mental health challenge, mental disorder, or a mental health crisis. The first aid is given until appropriate help is received or until the crisis resolves. Youth Mental Health First Aid® does not teach participants to diagnose or to provide treatment.

Program Objectives:

  1. Increase knowledge of mental health and substance use disorder issues in youth and adolescents.
  2. Enhance sensitivity to the prevalence of mental disorders in adolescent development resiliency, and the spectrum of interventions.
  3. Raise confidence to intervene and assist individuals experiencing a mental health issue by using a Mental Health First Aid Action Plan.

Location: Training is being offered by the New Jersey Hospital Association. The session will be held at 760 Alexander Road, Princeton, NJ. No late arrivals will be permitted.

Accreditation Statement
HRET is accredited by the Medical Society of New Jersey to provide continuing medical education for physicians. HRET designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Health Research and Educational Trust is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Provider Number P131-1/15-18. This activity provides 8.0 contact hours.
There are no conflicts of interest, sponsorship or financial/commercial support being supplied for this activity. Accredited status does not imply endorsement by the provider or American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with an activity.
HRET has been approved by the New Jersey Department of Health as a provider of New Jersey Public Health Continuing Education Contact Hours (CEs). Participants who successfully complete this educational program will be awarded 8.0 New Jersey Public Health Continuing Education Contact Hours (CEs).