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As a part of Mental Health Awareness Month, the Mountain Plains MHTTC is working hard to help shine a spotlight on the concerns associated with perinatal mental health.
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Classroom WISE: Well-Being Information and Strategies for Educators

This FREE 3-part training package (online course, resource collection and video library) for educators and school personnel offers strategies and skills to engage and support students with mental health concerns in the classroom.
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Provider Well-Being

View MHTTC Products and Events, as well as other national resources, tailored to self-care for the mental health workforce.
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Racial Equity and Cultural Diversity Resource Compilation

Check out our compilation of products and resources on cultural responsiveness, racial equity and cultural diversity for the mental health workforce, curated by the MHTTC Behavioral Health Equity & Cultural Responsiveness Working Group
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About the MHTTC Network

We provide free training and technical assistance across the US states and territories.
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School Mental Health Initiative

Learn what the MHTTC Network is doing to advance school mental health.
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Responding to COVID-19

See our list of MHTTC Events and Products related to coping with the effects of this public health crisis.
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COVID-19 | Anxiety & Return to Work/School

View MHTTC products and events, as well as other national resources curated for individuals returning back to work and school in person.
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Responding to COVID-19 | School Mental Health

View MHTTC Events and Products, as well as national resources, for educators, school mental health professionals and other school personnel.
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Archived Trainings

Looking for recorded webinars, trainings, training videos, or podcasts for professional development? Check out our Products and Resources Catalog!
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Online Courses – HealtheKnowledge.org

Free and Low-Cost Continuing Education for Behavioral Health Providers- check out the Mental Health Services section!
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Get Connected!

The MHTTC Pathways is a monthly e-pub with information and news relevant to the

Get Informed!

Search our Products & Resources Catalog to find tools you can use to improve services!

Get Trained!

Search our calendar of upcoming trainings and events to find a training to fit your needs!

Upcoming Events

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Introduction to Behavioral Health Series Part 4

We invite you to attend the Introduction to Behavioral Health Series for those serving Tribal and

May

31

Zen in America: Stress Management 101

The World Health Organization has called stress the “health epidemic of the 21st century.” The

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Addressing Implicit Bias: Exploring Strategies for Success

The Great Lakes MHTTC is offering this training for individuals working in HHS Region 5: IL, IN, MI

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Identifying Limits and Setting Boundaries

Enhancing Mental Health Services for the HIspanic and Latinx Community Session 3: Intersection of Mental Health, Immigration Courts, and the Hispanic and Latinx Community

Enhancing Mental Health Services for the Hispanic and Latinx Community: Session 3

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Flourishing at Work Session 6: Build Your Resilience Plan One Day at a Time: Using Your Strengths in Your Plan

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Flourishing at Work Session 6: Build Your Resilience Plan One Day at a Time: Using Your Strengths in Your Plan

MHTTCs Implementing Change

Northeast & Caribbean MHTTC: Supporting the Mental Health of Puerto Rican Youth

Puerto Rican teenagers have unique mental health needs due to the traumatic events that have occurred since 2017 (e.g., Hurricanes Irma and María, ongoing earthquakes and aftershocks starting in 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic). One way that the Comprehensive Adolescent Health Services (SISA, in Spanish) Program of the Puerto Rico Department of Health is helping to serve teenagers, is through a youth promoters program, in which youth aged 10 to 14 (6-8th grade) serve as “peers teaching peers” and provide messages promoting good health and the prevention of risky behaviors in school, the community, and/or within their families. The SISA Program identified that their coordinators, who represent Puerto Rico’s school regions and educate youth promoters, needed more education and training on youth mental health. Starting in September 2021 (and currently ongoing), the Northeast and Caribbean MHTTC has provided technical assistance on youth mental health to the SISA Program and their coordinators, with the ultimate goal of boosting mental health awareness across Puerto Rican youth.

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Pacific Southwest MHTTC: School Mental Health Grief Readiness Pilot Lab & Series

Mental health providers and school mental health champions in the Pacific Southwest region are constantly providing grief support in the field, though many are under-trained in grief response and recovery practices and some are experiencing their own grief. To address the need for evidence-based grief support in the mental health field, the Pacific Southwest MHTTC led a 6-week Grief Readiness Pilot Lab in Spring 2021 to guide school mental health practitioners to explore the topic of grief and develop Grief Readiness Plans. Then, informed by the pilot, the Pacific Southwest MHTTC offered a Grief Readiness Series for school and mental health leaders nationwide in the fall of 2021.

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Central East MHTTC: Workforce Recruitment and Retention Collaborative

The Central East MHTTC, in collaboration with the Annapolis Coalition on the Behavioral Health Workforce and the Community Behavioral Health Association of Maryland, invited organizations to apply to participate in a Workforce Recruitment and Retention Collaborative. This project educated community-based behavioral health providers in Maryland on the multiple factors contributing to the crisis in the recruitment and retention of behavioral staff. The collaborative assisted providers to identify factors influencing their ability to recruit and retain staff and develop individualized action plans. It also provided technical assistance and allowed providers to share progress and receive feedback from members of the Collaborative.

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New England MHTTC: Person-Centered Recovery Planning in Behavioral Health

The New England MHTTC Person-Centered Recovery Planning (PCRP) Learning Collaborative project is a multi-agency learning collaborative to provide intense training, TA, and implementation support around the practice of PCRP. It began with a series of introductory webinars in December 2019 and was scheduled to conclude in December 2020; however, supports will be extended for 3 months due to significant project disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Primary faculty are Dr. Janis Tondora of the Yale Program for Recovery and Community Health and Dr. Dan Wartenberg of Newport Mental Health.

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National Hispanic and Latino MHTTC: Building Cultural Competency to Address the Mental Health Needs of Migrant Students

Ventura County, CA, is home to a large Hispanic and Latino migrant population. About 60% of students in the county self-identify as Hispanic or Latino. The Ventura County Office of Education identified a need to improve culturally responsive mental health services aligned with the health beliefs, practices, and needs of Hispanic migrant students and their families. The National Hispanic and Latino MHTTCin collaboration with the Ventura County Office of Education (VCOE), implemented targeted technical assistance to promote cultural and linguistic competence among school district staff serving Hispanic migrant children and their families.

 

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South Southwest MHTTC: Texas School Mental Health Professional Learning Community and Support of Small and Rural Districts

Texas legislative changes spurred the need for schools to think differently about supporting school mental health. With over 1200 districts, Texas relies on Regional Educational Service Centers to support Local Education Agencies (LEAs) through training and technical assistance. However, Texas Educational Service Centers had varying expertise in school mental health and no organized process for supporting implementation of school mental health best practices within their region. In collaboration with the South Southwest MHTTC, Texas’ State Education Agency developed a school mental health model, based in part on the information outlined in the National School Mental Health Best Practices: Implementation Guidance Modules.

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