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COVID and Post-Trauma Care. Part 3: Communities of Practice Session

2:00pm - January 28, 2021 | Timezone: US/Eastern
Collaborating TTC: Central East MHTTC
Registration Deadline: January 28, 2021


This is the final post-webinar Communities of Practice session of a three-part series examining how COVID and other traumatic ordeals impacts specific populations. This session will focus on first responders. Participants will discuss clinical applications of the information provided during the January 25, 2021 webinar (“COVID and Post-Trauma Care Part 3).” Webinar registration, which enables participants to enroll in this Communities of Practice session, is required to attend.



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. 


Learning Objectives:

  • Identify personal values and other factors that heighten the need for behavioral health support to first responders and frontline medical workers
  • Clarify specific stressors that present challenges for workers during the COVID-19 pandemic – now and in the future
  • Describe resources and techniques to enhance timely and effective responses to address the needs of first responders and frontline healthcare providers


COVID and Post-Trauma Care Series

December 7, 2020, 2:00 – 3:00 PM EDT
Part 1: Supports for Transitioning Young Adults Impacted by COVID-19 and other Traumas

January 11, 2021, 2:00 – 3:00 PM EDT
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 EDT
Part 3: Supports for First Responders Impacted by COVID-19 and other Traumas


Certificates of attendance will be available to viewers of 50% (30 minutes) or more of this Communities of Practice session (via email within 30 business days post-event). CEUs are not offered.