Building Resiliency

January 27, 2021
12:45–3:00pm CST
1:45–4:00pm EST

The Great Lakes MHTTC offers this training in partnership with People Incorporated Mental Health Services Training Institute for behavioral health professional in HHS Region 5: IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, and WI.

Resiliency refers to the ability to withstand the stresses and strains of life and work and have a strong capacity for adaptation. Resilient people tend to display certain personality traits, but in addition have robust daily practices that keep them mentally and physically strong. This class explores the problem of chronic unremitting stress on our overactive and distracted brains and offers a set of different skill sets for robust mental health that can be learned and practiced by anyone.


Learning Objectives

  • Individual stress awareness
  • Physical robustness and active relaxation skills
  • Identifying and using strengths
  • Increasing positive emotions and countering negative thinking
  • Cultivating community, not isolation


Target Audience

Social workers, case managers, outreach workers, mental health practitioners and professionals, addiction counselors and professionals, nurses


Russ TurnerRuss Turner, MA, MS, is the Director of the People Incorporated Training Institute. During his 14-year tenure he has developed and taught a curriculum of training classes and workshops in a wide variety of subjects related to behavioral health from crisis de-escalation to motivational interviewing. His audience includes mental health professionals, social workers, case managers, addiction professionals, law enforcement, healthcare professionals, and organizational leaders. He trains trainers, works with management, and has consulted and coached on numerous mental health related training projects. He has worked as a teacher or trainer for over 25 years in a variety of countries and settings including Japan, the Czech Republic and the UK. His teaching philosophy is that adults learn best when they are challenged, the material is applicable to work situations, and sessions are interactive and engaging.

People Inc


Starts: Jan 27, 2021 12:45 pm
Ends: Jan 27, 2021 3:00 pm
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