This class has online pre-work and a virtual classroom. Click RSVP to be contacted when the next session opens. Resources provided will focus on Northwest Washington.
Sometimes first aid isn’t a bandage, or CPR, or calling 911. Sometimes first aid is YOU.
A young person you know could be experiencing a mental health or substance use problem. Learn an action plan to help.
Anyone 18 or older can take Youth Mental Health First Aid, but it is recommended for those who regularly have contact with young people 12-18 – teachers, coaches, social workers, faith leaders and other caring citizens.
Take a course. Save a life. Strengthen your community.
What participants are saying about this course:
“I have taken a lot from this course personally and professionally.”
“Trainers were very fun/interactive/knowledgeable.”
“Comprehensive, practical, hands-on.”
“Building confidence in communicating with youth on these difficult topics, especially suicide.”
This introductory course is not intended for current mental health treatment providers or school counselors.
6 OSPI Clock Hours for Educators.
Anyone 18 or older can take Youth Mental Health First Aid, but it is recommended for those who regularly have contact with young people ages 12-18 – teachers, coaches, faith leaders and other caring citizens. This introductory course is not intended for current mental health treatment providers or school counselors.
This course is valued at $170. Compass Health has funded community courses and offers a reduced rate.
Click pay to register for a class.
As the class begins promptly, please arrive ten minutes early. Those who arrive late may be asked to leave without a refund or credit.
Those who stay to the end of class will receive a certificate of completion. Certificates will not be issued to those leaving early.
Electronic confirmation will be sent upon receipt of payment. After registration is received, an Outlook Invitation with details and the exact location will be sent. Accept the invitation and we will know you are coming. If you have paid and do not receive an Outlook Invitation in three to five days, please contact us. We do not allow drop-ins.
Please contact the Training Department at least ten days prior to the training if you require special accommodations.
Cancellations must be made emailed and received no later than fifteen days prior to the event. No refund or credit will be made after that date without prior approval. If we cancel the training, registrants will be offered the next class or a full refund.
Contact us to pay for the class with a payment method other than a credit card.