Week of May 1: Register for our upcoming May events!
The MHTTC Network's RACE (Raising Awareness Commemoration Event) for Mental Health
Join the MHTTC Network’s RACE to learn about:
- How to access free training and technical assistance (TTA), and readily available products and resources
- Prime examples of TTA and resources that promote mental health awareness and literacy.
In this 60-minute session, attendees will participate in a breakout room of their choice from the topics listed below.
- Mental Health Awareness and Literacy
- Learn about the Mid-America MHTTC's free online course package, New Employees in Mental Health Services - A Training Series and the Central East MHTTC's Anti-Stigma Toolkit.
- Culturally Responsive and Equitable Services
- Hear from the Chair and Co-Chair of our MHTTC Building Health Equity and Cultural Responsiveness Working Group on how our Network develops and adapts resources to support and enhance awareness, knowledge, and ability to address cultural and linguistic capacity in the mental health workforce.
- School Mental Health
- Learn about the free 3-part training packageClassroom WISE, and hear from the Northwest MHTTC on their dissemination and implementation efforts of Classroom WISE.
Join us on Wednesday, May 10, 2023 at 12 PM ET.
Reclaiming Native Psychological Brilliance: Wise Practices- May Event
United South and Eastern Tribes, Inc. and New England MHTTC would like to invite you and your staff to attend "Reclaiming Native Psychological Brilliance: Wise Practices," a Tribal Behavioral Health ECHO webinar series. Native Psychological Brilliance refers to the intelligence, strengths, balance, innate resources, and resilience of Native people.
This no-cost telehealth series will be held on the fourth Tuesday of every month at 11:00 am Pacific/12:00 pm Mountain/1:00 pm Central/2:00 pm Eastern. Each session will be one hour in length and will provide an opportunity for participants to:
- Gain skills on strength-based approaches in partnership with Native People to enhance Native behavioral health
- Discuss ways that Native brilliance is demonstrated and supports behavioral health
- Learn about Native brilliance examples to share with behavioral health and other health care staff, as well as with local Tribal Nation citizens
The topic of May's session is: "Healing Family Trauma Connected with Misuse of Drugs and Alcohol."
The concept of Native psychological brilliance will be celebrated through Native music video and Native spoken word performances as part of each session.
Join us on Tuesday, May 23, 2023 at 2 PM ET.
Neurodiversity: Acknowledging Differences, Leveraging Strengths, and Navigating the Nuances of Advocacy
Participants of this webinar will be able to:
- Identify how psychiatry and neurodiversity can co-exist
- Understand why neurodiversity is important for enhancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging, as well as for reducing the stigma associated with diagnostic labels
- Describe how to navigate the nuances of advocacy
Presenter: Walid Yassin, DMSc, MMSc, is a Research Scientist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Research Associate at McLean Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, and an Instructor at Harvard Medical School.
Join us on Wednesday, May 24, 2023 at 12 PM ET.