Wayne Memorial Hosts Youth Mental Health First Aid Training
Wayne Memorial Hospital (WMH) partnered with the Pennsylvania Area Health Education Center (AHEC) by hosting an 8-hour certification course entitled, “Youth Mental Health First Aid Training.” Hospital CEO David Hoff praised the class of nearly 30 participants and reflected on the value of behavioral health crisis education for those who regularly interact with teens such as coaches, teachers, healthcare professionals and especially parents. Two more training dates have been set--Thursday, September 29 and Tuesday, October 25, from 8 am to 4:30 pm. at Wayne County’s Park Street Complex. For more information or to register, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 610-379-2001. Shown in Wayne Memorial Hospital’s David Katz Room are, left to right, Ericka Thaxton, Hamlin Family Health Center; Donna Decker, RN, manager, community health, WMH; Hoff; Carol Chaykosky, associate director, AHEC and Debra Youngfelt, health educator / planner, AHEC.