COVID and Post-Trauma Care. Part 2: Supports for Individuals with Serious Mental Illnesses and/or Co-Occurring Disorders Impacted by COVID-19 and other Traumas
This is the second component in a series examining challenges specific populations experience in response to COVID and other traumatic ordeals. A Community of Practice session will also be available to participants who would like to discuss clinical applications of the information provided during the initial webinar. The webinar presenters will draw on their subject matter expertise to facilitate the follow-up Community of Practice session.
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Philip H. Rainer, M.S.W., LCSW-R, is a senior program associate at Advocates for Human Potential (AHP). He is highly skilled with more than 35 years of experience focused on clinical social work and demonstrated success in staff development; corporate training; program development and management based on promising and best practices; community education; public relations; and individual, group, and marital therapy. He has held leadership positions at several mental and community health organizations in the Albany, NY area. Mr. Rainer holds an M.S.W. from the State University of New York at Albany.
Pat Tucker, M.B.A., M.A., is a senior program associate at Advocates for Human Potential (AHP). Ms. Tucker is an experienced trainer and technical assistance (TA) provider and a nationally recognized leader in supportive housing, supported employment, and community integration for people with disabilities, including those with behavioral health conditions. As one of AHP’s top trainers, her professional experience and creative spirit produce a training style that is concise, easily followed, worthwhile, and fun. Ms. Tucker received her M.B.A. from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and her M.A. in industrial psychology from Roosevelt University.
- Describe how COVID-19 and other traumatic experiences are impacting adults with serious mental illness and/or those with co-occurring substance use disorders
- Identify resources effective in supporting their health and well-being when in-person supports are less available
- Recognize person centered and strengths based strategies to reinforce and encourage proactive and protective actions essential for this adult population with long-standing recovery challenges
Who Should Attend?
Clinicians, case workers, peer recovery support staff, housing and employment specialists, administrators, and others who work on behalf of adults with serious mental illnesses and/or co-occurring substance use disorders impacted by the COVID-19 and the changes in recovery support environments.
COVID and Post-Trauma Care Series
December 7, 2020, 2:00 – 3:00 PM EST
Part 1: Supports for Transitioning Young Adults Impacted by COVID-19 and other Traumas
January 11, 2021, 2:00 – 3:00 PM EST
Part 2: Supports for Individuals with Serious Mental Illnesses and/or Co-Occurring Disorders Impacted by COVID-19 and other Traumas
January 25, 2021, 2:00 – 3:00 PM EST
Part 3: Supports for First Responders Impacted by COVID-19 and other Traumas
When registering for these webinars, participants will have the option to enroll in the Community of Practice session which will occur on a separate day.
Certificates of attendance will be available to viewers of 50% (30 minutes) or more of each live webinar (via email within 30 business days post-event). CEUs are not offered for this session. Webinar slide presentations and recordings will be posted to the website.