Meetings & Events
Training opportunities can provide greater understanding of behavioral health issues and their effect on the community, but they can also offer new skills to help others. Take a look at these offerings and visit often, as we will update with new training opportunities as we get them.
Safe Summer: SPF 50 for Your Teen's Screen Time
This two hour workshop is for parents and adult workers with youth in Warren County, Ohio. This event is designed to help adults understand some of the unique challenges teenagers face in the summer when screen time increases and how to support your teen in building a responsible digital life. Topics will include:
- Myths of Social Media
- Red Flags of Social Media
- Safety Apps available to parents
- Understanding and preventing "sexting"
- The role Social Media plays in human trafficking
- Q&A with students from the Teen Alliance Council
Prevention 101 is a training which provides an understanding of how primary prevention of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs (ATOD) is defined and implemented. This training provides an overview of prevention and its evolution, as well as an introduction of skills, competencies, and data-driven decision making to understand the spectrum of prevention and the basics of the strategic prevention framework model.
Trainer will also do a SPF Overview: A planning Process for Prevention
Signs of Suicide Prevention Program
Designed for middle and high school students, the Signs of Suicide (SOS) prevention program gives students tools to identify signs of depression and possible suicidal thoughts in themselves and their friends, and encourages ways to help. The course can be taught in a single day.
Contact Barbara Adams Marin at Solutions Community Counseling & Recovery Centers to arrange a class. Call (937) 383-4441, ext. 116 or email email@example.com.
Offered by request to organizations in Warren & Clinton Counties. Learn more about the course and contact Barbara Adams Marin at (937) 383-4441, ext. 116.
Mental Health First Aid
Mental Health First Aid is a public education program that:
· Introduces participants to risk factors and warning signs of mental illness
· Builds understanding of their impact, and
· Provides an overview of common supports
This eight-hour course uses role-playing and simulations to demonstrate how to offer intial help in a mental health crisis and connect persons to the appropriate professional, peer, social, and self-help care. The program also teaches the common risk factors and warning signs of specific types of illnesses like anxiety, depression, substance use, bipolar disorder, eating disorders, and schizophrenia.
To find out more about Mental Health First Aid, or to find a class in the local area, visit mentalhealthfirstaid.org.
Youth Mental Health First Aid
Just as CPR helps even those without medical training assist an individual having a heart attack, Youth Mental Health First Aid prepares participants to interact with a young person experiencing a mental health crisis. Youth Mental Health First Aiders learn a five-step action plan that guides them through the process of reaching out and offering appropriate support. YMHFA training is designed for adults who regularly interact with young people ages 12-18; including teachers, parents, coaches, clergy, school bus drivers, paraprofessionals, juvenile and human services workers, etc.