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RCLDS – Youth Mental Health in Residential Care – (RCLYMH20190919) – Mildura

Thursday September 19, 2019, 9:30 am - Friday September 20, 2019, 4:30 pm

The Youth Mental Health Course is designed for adults working or living with adolescents aged between 12 and 18 years old. We recommend this course for parents, teachers, sports coaches and youth workers. 
What the course covers:
The course teaches adults how to assist adolescents who are struggling with various mental health issues until professional treatment is available Course participants learn about adolescent development, the signs and symptoms of the common and disabling mental health problems in young people, where and how to get help when a young person is developing a mental illness, what sort of help has been shown by research to be effective, and how to provide first aid in a crisis situation.
Developing mental health problems covered are:
  • Depression
  • Anxiety problems
  • Psychosis
  • Substance use problems
  • Eating disorders
Mental health crisis situations covered are:
  • Suicidal thoughts and behaviours
  • Non-suicidal self-injury (sometimes called deliberate self-harm)
  • Panic attacks
  • Traumatic events
  • Severe effects of drug or alcohol use
  • Severe psychotic states
  • Aggressive behaviours   


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Thursday September 19, 2019, 9:30 am
Friday September 20, 2019, 4:30 pm
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120 Madden Avenue
Mildura, Vic 3500 Australia
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