Youth Mental Health First Aid Certification (YMHFA)

Published: March 27th, 2019

The Arizona Department of Education/ Exceptional Student Services, in partnership with AHCCCS, is pleased to announce that the National Council for Behavioral Health will deliver Youth Mental Health First Aid Certification (YMHFA) training to Arizona educators. This 3-day interactive training will teach participants how to:

  • Teach the Youth Mental Health First Aid course, including the 5-step action plan, evidence-supported treatment and self-help strategies, and prevalence data.
  • Present the program with fidelity to the tested, core model.
  • Apply the program to a range of adult learning styles.
  • Tailor presentations to diverse audiences and learning environments.

Upon the successful completion of the course requirements as outlined by the National Council for Behavioral Health, participants will be certified to teach the standard Youth Mental Health First Aid course.

Registration:

There is no fee for participants! However, registration is first-come, first-served and based on statewide representation.

Please see this application form for more details.  If you have questions, please contact Aanya Rispoli at [email protected].