Child Mental Health First Aid

2020-2021 Agency Wide Trainings

UPDATE: 2020-2021 AGENCY WIDE CHILD MHFA TRAININGS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED

At this time, due to COVID 19 restrictions, we are unable to offer Child MHFA trainings agency wide, in person. There is no virtual option for Child MHFA.


You may, however, register for a Spring 2021 YMHFA virtual training scheduled for February 2 or March 1. For more information on virtual YMHFA, click on this link: https://www.smore.com/gb1tk

To offer a Child MHFA training to your staff in your school...



If you would like to offer Child MHFA to your school staff as a group, email kbodholdt@plaea.org with available dates and times. The option to train your staff in person in your school is still available.

How Child Mental Health First Aid Can Help

  • Informs adults about common mental health concerns among children
  • Reduces stigma
  • Teaches adults how to recognize signs and symptoms of mental health problems in children and youth
  • Teaches a 5 step action plan to help children and youth who may be facing a mental health problem or crisis