2023 regional FREE YMHFA training dates released

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To help educators recognize the signs and symptoms of mental health challenges, PLAEA is offering Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) FREE to all educators at monthly Regional events located at the Pocahontas AEA office. 


Youth Mental Health First Aid teaches adults how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental health and substance use challenges among adolescents ages 12-18. To learn more about the one day training

click here.  

Regional training dates for spring 2023:  January 24, March 6, and April 25. 

Time: 8:15-3:30 with a ½ hour lunch

Location: Pocahontas AEA Office

Cost: FREE 

To register: Please register at AEA Professional Learning Registration

The course is titled PL- Youth Mental Health First Aid. For additional information click here.

If your district would like in district training for your staff, please contact Kim Bodholdt, MHFA Coordinator at kbodholdt@plaea.org.