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Webinar/Virtual Training
About this Event: As mental health care providers work to address the needs of individuals in their day-to-day work, it can be difficult to treat mental health challenges without also treating the underlying contributors to those challenges. The Social Determinants of Mental Health (SDOMH) are the non-medical societal factors that influence the mental health outcomes of patients, peers, and clients. These intersecting conditions in which a person is born, in which they age, live, and work, all factor into that person’s health. If clinicians learn how these factors impact engagement in care and how to measure these factors’ effect on patients’ outcomes, then they can utilize more comprehensive and effective treatment strategies to address mental health needs. In this 1.5 hour webinar we'll discuss how to identify the SDOMH and how to measure for them in clinical practice. Learning objectives: 1) Describe how the SDOMH impact patients’ mental health, and their access to and engagement in care. 2) Discuss the benefits and challenges of implementing a tool to measure the SDOMH. 3) Describe one example of a measurement tool and how it can be utilized in practice.
Webinar/Virtual Training
Intended Audience  This session is designed for SEA and LEA team members who want to gain an understanding of proven school mental health communication practices. It is ideal for those with a role in developing communication content about school mental health for school or district staff and partners.  Learning Objectives  Participants who join this session will be able to:  Understand key principles for communicating about school mental health.  Access a new graphic tool designed to illustrate school mental health resources available to school mental health providers and staff across contexts.   Strategically integrate graphic tools to support communication about school mental health.  Session overview  Why aren’t our providers on the same page about school mental health supports and services? Do we have clear, consistent strategies to communicate with school mental health providers and staff about a spectrum of supports in each school? This topical learning forum is dedicated to building capacity for teams to develop a shared understanding and shared language about resources and strategies that school mental health providers and staff can use to support student wellness. In addition to reviewing key principals about how to clearly communicate about school mental health to different audiences, this session will provide an overview of a new graphic tool for school mental health providers and staff. This session will also include an example from a school district that has leveraged this tool to facilitate communication among their school mental health teams. Participants will have access to the graphic tool post-event to facilitate a shared understanding for your team and school mental health providers/staff about where they show up in the landscape of student wellness.   Speaker  Christina Borbely PhD [“borbay”], is a developmental psychologist (Columbia University, 2004) in Aptos, CA. She is coordinator of professional development for Santa Cruz County California Behavioral Health Services and leads her own consulting firm specialized in translating research science into developmentally relevant and culturally competent practices. She strives to support thriving youth in healthy families within safe communities based on connecting evidence of what works to the people and systems serving them (e.g., teachers, social workers, administrators, or volunteers).  Her work provides direct training and expertise to public and private sector agencies, and administrations, as well as disseminates curricula, research resources, and reports to the field. With an emphasis on real world application of behavioral and mental health sciences, Dr. Borbely is a committed partner on a spectrum of projects. She is Project Director for the Comprehensive School Mental Health State Policy Academy and recently served as a senior advisor on school mental health to SAMHSA’s Southeast MHTTC. Her prior roles include leadership of state and federal infrastructure and policy initiatives, such as SAMHSA’s Pacific Southwest Mental Health Technology Transfer Center and SAMHSA’s mental health and violence prevention initiatives (Project AWARE, Healthy Transitions, and ReCAST). These professional experiences are a conduit for her passion working with communities to promote the wellbeing of children and youth.    
Webinar/Virtual Training
About this Series: Cognitive behavioral therapy has shown itself to be an effective technique for a variety of experiences of psychological distress. These experiences include but are not limited to depression, anxiety, trauma, sleep disorders and rumination. In this four-week series, Dr. Green, takes you through the foundational aspects of cognitive behavioral techniques that can be readily applied to a variety of presenting concerns. We will cover some basic cognitive techniques and address some of the most common presentations for which cognitive behavioral therapy is utilized. We will also explore the cognitive approach of mindfulness. By the end of the four-week series, you will have additional tools to add to your clinical encounters with clients and mental health consumers. Please note, this is an interactive seminar with poll questions and breakout rooms. Session 1: Tuesday, July 9, 2024 | 12:00 - 1:00 PM Session 2: Tuesday, July 16, 2024 | 12:00 - 1:00 PM Session 3: Tuesday, July 23, 2024 | 12:00 - 1:00 PM Session 4: Tuesday, July 30, 2024 | 12:00 - 1:00 PM
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