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Youth In Crisis Training

NAMI Georgia Youth In Crisis is a 20-hour training program developed for law enforcement, educators, mental health providers, counselors, faith leaders, and other community members who interact with youth.

The training was developed to provide information to trusted adults helping them identify youth who are in crisis. Class participants will gain knowledge of effective tools enabling them to assist and support youth and their caregivers.

Topics Include:

  • Systems Serving Youth
  • Crisis intervention, de-escalation, and
    communication techniques appropriate for yout
  • Most common emotional disorders and
    circumstances experienced by youth that
    can lead to crisis
  • Working with families
  • Community resources for youth and families
  • Cyber Bullying
  • GLBTQ Youth
  • IDEA, IEP, and 504 Plans
  • Adolescent Development
  • Psychiatric Disorders and Treatment
  • Suicidal and Non-Suicidal Self Injury
  • Autism and Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
  • Adolescent development and behaviors
  • Legal Issues



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