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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.

NOTE: A Train-the-Trainer opportunity for law enforcement officers and mental health professionals who have CIT experience or experience with adolescent mental health will be held Dec 6-8, 2017.  See more here.

Upcoming Train the Trainer Session
Dec 6-8 2017, 8am-4:30pm

NAMI Georgia
4120 Presidential Pkwy
Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30340

Contact: Kathleen Elmiger
770-234-9347
admincit@namiga.org

Youth In Crisis course 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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