Recognize, connect and identify mental health crises in youth.
Learn the skills and strategies you need to maintain competence and personal wellbeing in managing emotionally distressed students in your care.
A student is causing disruptions, but
you're feeling lost about how to effectively engage them.
- You're a teacher or school frontline staff.
- You feel overwhelmed.
- You struggle with lack of resources to help.
- You lack training and are unknowledgeable about the complexity of youth mental health issues.
- You struggle to provide personalized support and unaware of available professional resources.
- You are burnt out and unable to manage your personal emotional wellbeing.
- You have challenges with engaging and reaching out to diverse youth.
Imagine a scenario where, armed with a deep understanding of youth mental health, you possess the ability to detect the subtlest hints of emerging mental health issues in your students - being the perceptive and compassionate mentor who can identify these challenges long before they become overwhelming burdens for these young minds. To be able to experience a profound sense of accomplishment, knowing that you've become the beacon of support, the first responder when your students need it most.
Envision yourself as the trusted guide, the person your students turn to for solace and understanding. Building profound healing relationships with them, you'd become a source of unwavering support, offering not only an empathetic ear but also the guidance necessary to help them open up to professional mental health care. The fulfillment that comes from being that pivotal bridge between their struggles and the care they require is immeasurable. It's a feeling of purpose and achievement that extends beyond the classroom and into the lives of the young individuals you serve.
Now, picture yourself in this role, not just as a beacon for your students but as a guardian of your own emotional wellbeing. You maintain resilience and balance, ensuring that you're at your best when your students need you most. The sense of fulfillment and satisfaction, as you manage to balance the challenging demands of your profession with personal self-care, knowing that you're not just making a difference in the lives of your students, but that you're also taking care of yourself, ensuring you're well-equipped to provide the support they need.
Recognize Crises, Connect with Emotionally Distressed Students and Act Decisively
This is a training course for ‘Gatekeepers’.
It is unique in the sense that it provides an opportunity for teachers, parents, guardians and other frontline school staff to become aware of health care clinical issues.
This course allows participants to acquire basic medical knowledge necessary to observe and identify emerging mental health problems in their students, subsequently knowing when and how to find help for them.
The course not only teaches support and guidance for students but also provides skills for teacher mental wellbeing as well.
Chapter 1: Recognizing Emotional Distress in Students
1. Understanding Emotional Distress in Students and The Role of Stress
2. Understanding Differences and Relationships Between Mental Disorders and Emotional Distress
3.Signs of Emotional Distress in Students
Chapter 2: Building Connections with Distressed Students
1. Develop Essential Attitudes Towards Students In Distress
2. Acquire Helping Skills to Guide Distressed Students
Chapter 3: Seeking Professional Help for Distressed Students
1. Know When and How to Reach Out for Professional Help
2. Navigating for Comprehensive and Effective Mental Health Care for Distressed Students
Meet your friendly neighbourhood
youth mental health champion!
Hi, I'm Anne Kwamie, BScN. MN-ANP.
I am a retired Ontario Nurse Practitioner with over 40 years nursing experience. My skills during this time have ranged from clinical work to Nurse Education.
I have worked extensively in the community with families, including marginalized and at-risk youth; and have worked as a Consultant for the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care Northern Health Programs.
Currently I own and run Sima Health Consultancy, which focuses on youth mental health literacy. I remain passionate about health promotion and illness prevention, especially in youth mental health and have authored two resource books on youth mental health promotion.
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, this course is designed to accommodate both newcomers and experienced professionals in the field. We offer foundational modules for beginners and advanced content for those with prior experience.
The course is self-paced, allowing you to complete it on your own schedule. On average, participants finish in 8-12 weeks, but you have the flexibility to adjust the pace to suit your needs.
If you register for the course now you'll save $300 and get access to all course materials on November 15, 2023.
Anne Kwamie is a retired Ontario Nurse Practitioner with over 40 years nursing experience. Her skills during this time have ranged from clinical work to Nurse Education.
Anne has worked extensively in the community with families, including marginalized and at-risk youth; and has worked as a Consultant for the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care Northern Health Programs. Currently she owns and runs Sima Health Consultancy, which focuses on youth mental health literacy.
She remains passionate about health promotion and illness prevention, especially in youth mental health and has authored two resource books on youth mental health promotion.
Yes, upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a digital certificate of completion. You can print and frame it, add it to your Linkedin profile, or share it via email/on social media.
The course covers a wide range of topics, including early mental health issue detection, building therapeutic relationships, understanding various mental health conditions, and self-care strategies for professionals.
There are no specific prerequisites, and the course is accessible online 24/7 from any device. You'll need a stable internet connection and a computer or mobile device to access the materials.
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Join us on this transformative journey to become a beacon of hope and support for the youth in your care.
Equip yourself with the knowledge, skills, and emotional resilience needed to make a profound impact on their mental health. The time to act is now – together, we can champion a brighter, healthier future for the next generation.
Don't let this opportunity slip by. It's not just a chance to enhance your career; it's an invitation to be part of a community of professionals dedicated to nurturing youth mental health.
REGISTER NOW FOR $300 OFF AND GET ACCESS TO ALL COURSE MATERIALS ON NOVEMBER 15th.
Your commitment to this course isn't just an investment in your future –
it's an investment in the future of the countless young minds who depend on your guidance and support.
- You are a teacher, parent, guardian, counsellor or school frontline staff.
- You are overwhelmed in classroom management
- You have limited training or no training on youth mental health issues
- You have limited training on strategies for building healing relationships with students
- You need to know more about wellbeing strategies and practices.