Duration: 2 hours
One in five children experience mental illness every year, yet fewer than half of those receive treatment. These issues affect people from all walks of life – no one is immune to psychological distress. Although mental illness is fairly common, sufferers often feel too embarrassed to seek help. This can ultimately have devastating consequences – mental illness lessens a child’s quality of life and can even result in suicide.
EMPOWER yourself by learning how to create a safe environment for those struggling with mental illness in this 2 hour online training with Dr. Matt Stanford. This course will equip you with the techniques for identifying mental illness, developing safe and effective situational responses, and building a network to quickly connect adolescents in distress with professional care.
Anyone who has an interest in gaining a greater understanding of this subject is encouraged to take the course. This course specifically is ideal for teachers and administrators within the education system.
The course is broken down in to individual modules.
You can study the online course at any time you would like. The course is compatible with all devices.
Once you have completed all modules, there is a brief multiple-choice quiz.
Once you have completed the training, you will be able to download a PDF of your certificate of completion.