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EXCITING NEWS! Starting April 1, 2024, individual trainings and the certificate course will no longer be available for purchase a la carte. YIPA members can now access them in our new LMS.
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Focus Area 8: Mental Health Basics

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You'll build your understanding of prevalent mental health issues among youth today, learn how to connect youth with appropriate mental health resources, and practice good self-care strategies.

On-Demand Webinar

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Navigating Grief and Loss with Young People

Free to YIPA Members

1 hour training
100% approval rating
Focus Area 8: Mental Health Basics

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Supporting Young People with Eating Disorders

Free to YIPA Members

1.5 hour training
100% approval rating
Focus Area 8: Mental Health Basics

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On-Demand Webinar

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Suicide Prevention: Pathway to Care and Postvention

Free to YIPA Members

1.5 hour training
100% approval rating
Focus Area 8: Mental Health Basics

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On-Demand Webinar

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Changing the Narrative on Mental Health and Suicide

Free to YIPA Members

1.5 hour training
100% approval rating
Focus Area 8: Mental Health Basics

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Promoting Optimal Mental Health

Free to YIPA Members

1 hour training
100% approval rating
Focus Area 8: Mental Health Basics

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On-Demand Webinar

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Real Talk About Resilience

Free to YIPA Members

1.5 hour training
96% approval rating
Focus Area 8: Mental Health Basics

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On-Demand Webinar

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A Trauma-Informed Approach to Cultural Intelligence and Healing

Free to YIPA Members

1.5 hour training
100% approval rating
Focus Area 8: Mental Health Basics

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On-Demand Webinar

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Oppressive Trauma-informed Youth Work

Free to YIPA Members

1.5 hour training
97% approval rating
Focus Area 8: Mental Health Basics

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Understanding Mental Health First Aid

Free to YIPA Members

1 hour training
100% approval rating
Focus Area 8: Mental Health Basics

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On-Demand Webinar

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Addressing Youth Mental Health Challenges

Free to YIPA Members

2 hour training
97% approval rating
Focus Area 8: Mental Health Basics

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On-Demand Webinar

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Pre-prevention Tools to Improve Suicide Prevention

Free to YIPA Members

2 hour training
99% approval rating
Focus Area 8: Mental Health Basics

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On-Demand Webinar

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Mirroring and Modeling Social Emotional Well-being for Youth

Free to YIPA Members

1.5 hour training
100% approval rating
Focus Area 8: Mental Health Basics

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On-Demand Webinar

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Meditative Movements™ to Self-Regulate and De-escalate

Free to YIPA Members

1 hour training
95% approval rating
Focus Area 8: Mental Health Basics

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On-Demand Webinar

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Honoring Indigenous Traditions for Youth Health and Wellbeing

Free to YIPA Members

1.5 hour training
100% approval rating
Focus Area 8: Mental Health Basics

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On-Demand Webinar

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Identifying and Addressing Depression in Youth

Free to YIPA Members

1.5 hour training
99% approval rating
Focus Area 8: Mental Health Basics

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On-Demand Webinar

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How You Can Help Youth Manage Anxiety

Free to YIPA Members

1.5 hour training
100% approval rating
Focus Area 8: Mental Health Basics

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Why Mental Health Training for Youth Workers is Essential

A significant challenge most communities are facing across the country is a lack of adequate mental health resources and community-based support for young people. At YIPA, we offer a variety of options in mental health training for youth workers to increase your knowledge, skills, and confidence for supporting young people in your community.

Comprehensive Courses for Youth Workers

Our youth worker mental health training online includes information that is beneficial to both the beginner and seasoned youth workers. Our trainings are designed to be concise and value packed because we know you’re busy. We make it easy for you to complete your training and immediately implement what you’ve learned to better support young people.
The Professional Youth Worker online training format makes it easy for youth workers to complete the courses where it’s most practical for them. Most online training programs are 90-minutes long and are available Live Online or On-Demand.

Choose to Learn Your Way

In addition to our extensive collection of Live Online and On-Demand mental health training for youth workers, we also offer our comprehensive The Art and Science of Youth Work certificate course that includes foundational learning about the most common mental health concerns youth workers encounter. This online and self-paced course offers a complete framework for building the skills and knowledge required in the youth work field.
Plan to tune into the YIPA podcast, The Passionate Youth Worker, or check out the Quick Takes youth work blogs for ideas and inspiration. Stay in touch with YIPA for email notifications on new learning opportunities.

More Ways to Learn and Grow!

The art and science of youth work certificate course.
The Art and Science of Youth Work certificate blends technical competency with personal growth strategies so you'll be your best for young people.
The passionate youth worker podcast.
The Passionate Youth Worker podcast provides needed inspiration so you and your team are fully present in your service to young people.
Blog.
The Quick Takes blog offers youth work insights and ideas you can grab and go to stay in the know. Quick Takes for busy youth workers.