The Greater Philadelphia Trauma Training Conference: Envisioning Interprofessional Practice to Improve Outcomes for Children
A unique conference that provides intensive, discipline-specific trauma training, exposure to innovative practice models and applicaitons, and opportunities for cross-sector, interprofessional case discussion and treatment planning to grow and strengthen the Greater Philadelphia region’s trauma-informed workforce and ultimately to improve health and educational outcomes for children. This conference, Envisioning Interprofessional Practice to Improve Outcomes for Children, aims to develop trauma knowledge and competencies among students, professionals, and paraprofessionals across child-serving disciplines, professions and workforce sectors, including:
Medical / Healthcare
Young Child (0-5)
K-12 Schools and Systems
The York County System of Care is offering Youth Mental Health First Aid training on Thursday, July 27th or Monday, July 31st at the York County Administration building. You choose the day that fits your schedule.
This training is open to all county employees, youth and families, and community but seating is limited to 25 people.
If you are interested in attending this training, please RSVP by Friday, July 14th to
Kim Sellers at 717-771-9347 or email@example.com.
WHEN: Thursday, July 27th OR Monday, July 31st
TIME: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
(Lunch is on your own)
WHERE: York County Administration Building
3rd Floor Training Room, 28 E. Market St.
Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach individuals how to help an adolescent (ages 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. YMHFA is primarily designed for adults who regularly interact with young people. The course introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a 5-step action plan for how to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, substance use, disorders in which psychosis may occur, disruptive behavior disorders (including AD/HD), and eating disorders.
For additional information the following link is provided: http://www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org/cs/take-a-course/
County employees: If you know of youth (18 and older) and/or family members who are involved with system partners and who may benefit from this training, please give them a copy of this flyer or feel free to help register them. Thank you!