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veteran TRAINING

If you are interested in any of the trainings below, please contact Patrice Zackery at pzackery@mhahouston.org or submit an interest form.

BASIC COMBAT TRAINING

This is an 8-hour class structured for adults who work with a SMVF (Service Member, Veterans and Families) population and/or would like to explore peer support opportunities. The class provides awareness of the challenges related to military culture and its impact on service members, veterans, and their families.

An 8 hour course, structured for volunteers or mentors that serve the veteran population and would like to explore peer and mentor support opportunities. The class provides awareness of the challenges related to military culture and its impact on service members, veterans, and their families.

Contact: Christy Chatham, Director, Veterans Behavioral Health Program

Mental Health First Aid for Veterans

Military members and their families it’s a course designed to teach you how to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders. This 8 hour training provides you with skills you need to reach out and provide initial support to veterans who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem, and help connect them to appropriate care.

Contact: Christy Chatham, Director, Veterans Behavioral Health Program

ASK Training

A video training, PowerPoint, and summary virtual training. This program is designed for informal settings a powerpoint and summary hand out is provided. The video has 5 parts and is approximately 1 hour.

A general 1 hour long virtual training for suicide prevention, by training you on how to be aware of warning signs.

Contact: Christy Chatham, Director, Veterans Behavioral Health Program

Calm Training

This two day course focuses on reducing access to the specific methods people go through to die by suicide.

Contact: Christy Chatham, Director, Veterans Behavioral Health Program

Wounds to Wisdom

Wounds to Wisdom is a support group designed to foster the personal development of women veterans through mental health initiatives, individual and strategic goal setting. The group is held bi-monthly, each meeting is targeted at discussing different challenges the women veteran community faces.

Contact: Christy Chatham, Director, Veterans Behavioral Health Program