Training and Workshop Catalog (2020)

Trainings may be available in Spanish upon request. 


Mental Health Literacy Trainings 

 

Self-Care and Mental Health

Explore how depression and stress impact caregivers and identify individual who need self-care assistance during the aftermath of a crisis or disaster.

Audience: Members of the community and first/frontline responders/professionals. 

Contact: Submit an interest form


Self-Care and Burnout

Learn more about burnout, a specific work and school related stress, which leads to loss of identity and productivity. Participants learn about the risk of burnout, how to care for oneself, treat burnout and maintain balance. Those who complete this workshop will leave with an action plan to treat their stress and care for themselves.

Audience: Members of the community and first/frontline responders/professionals.

Contact: Submit an interest form


Community Talk: Stressed or Stressed Out

Want to promote conversations around stress management? Participants learn the different between productive and harmful stress. This engaging course provides ways to minimize the effects of harmful stress by understanding when, how, and who to reach out for help.

Audience: Members of the community and first/frontline responders/professionals.

Contact: Submit an interest form


Mental Health 101 

This workshop is designed for anyone seeking an understanding on basic mental health concepts. The presentation explores common mental health disorders and identifying signs and symptoms. Participants will become aware of resources for people in need of support.

Audience: Members of the community and first/frontline responders/professionals. 

Contact: Submit an interest form


Trauma 101

This course will educate participants on the signs or symptoms of trauma, its effects on the brain, and how to treat trauma in everyday settings. Trauma refers to extreme or chronic (toxic) stress, which can overwhelm a person’s ability to cope. This results in vulnerability, helplessness, and fear.

Audience: Members of the community and first/frontline responders/professionals. 

Contact: Submit an interest form


Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an 8-hour workshop that helps individuals understand when a person is developing or experiencing a mental health concern or crisis. The aim of MHFA is to “preserve life when a person may be a danger to self or others; provide help to prevent the problem from becoming more serious; promote and enhance recovery; provide comfort and support. 

Audience: Members of the community and first/frontline responders/professionals. 

Contact: Virtual offering coming soon. Submit an interest form to be added to the interest list for the future.


AS+K? Suicide Prevention

ASK About Suicide to Save A Life™ is a best practice, gatekeeper training that teaches how to identify suicide risk factors, protective factors, warning signs, and appropriate referral strategies.

Audience: Members of the community and first/frontline responders/professionals.

Contact: Submit an interest form


Post-Partum Disorders

This course helps participants identify the signs and symptoms of three postpartum disorders and how these disorders are treated. Participants also learn how to screen new parents for postpartum disorders and how to direct them to resources for treatment.

Contact: Submit an interest form



Center for School Behavioral Health Trainings 

 

Emotional Backpack

The program utilizes a train-the-trainer format and trains 2 designated facilitators from a campus on the Center’s core modules, lesson plans, and activities and prepares them to teach the modules to the staff at their home campus. Core modules include Children’s Mental Health, Trauma-Informed Classrooms 101, Trauma-Informed Classrooms 102, Youth Suicide Prevention, and Self-Care for Educators. The training modules fulfill TEA requirements for mental health and suicide prevention training and help infuse mental health awareness into the campus culture.

Contact: Submit an interest form


Youth Mental Health First Aid

Youth Mental Health First Aid teaches a 5-step action plan to help educators understand signs and symptoms of emerging mental health issues and how to connect students experiencing a mental health crisis with appropriate care. This 8-hour nationally recognized, evidence-based course certifies participants in Youth Mental Health First Aid for 3 years.

Contact: Virtual offering coming soon. For questions, contact Cecilia Hoeft, Coordinator, Center for School Behavioral Health


Child Mental Health

Through activities, role play, video, and demonstrations, participants will spend 90 mins gaining a baseline understanding of the difference between mental health and mental illness, exploring the stigma of mental health, learning how to recognize the signs and symptoms of a student who may be developing a mental health challenge, and creating a plan to help.

Contact: Submit an interest form


Youth Suicide Prevention Training

Based on three SAMHSA Nationally Recognized Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP) youth suicide prevention programs, this training uses video, discussion and role play to enable participants to feel comfortable identifying signs and symptoms of youth suicide and how to assist a student who may be suicidal.

Contact: Submit an interest form


Trauma Informed Classroom: Trauma 101

Through activities, role play, and video, participants will spend 90 mins learning how to recognize signs and symptoms in student displaying behavioral health concerns, how trauma affects learning and how to address these effects; and how to appropriately respond to young people experiencing mental health issues.

Contact:Submit an interest form


Advanced Trauma Informed Classroom: Trauma 102

This training module was created as a follow up to Trauma Informed Classroom. Participants will spend 90 mins interacting and utilizing strategies to create a trauma-informed classroom and campus. Participants will also discuss how cultural awareness, equity, and racial/historical trauma impact the classroom.

Contact: Submit an interest form


Self-Care for Educators

Student well-being and academic success depends on the stability and well-being of teachers and caregivers. This highly interactive 75 min workshop focuses on self-care and stress reduction for educators and other caregivers. New skills can be applied immediately and many activities can be used with students.

Contact: Submit an interest form



Veterans Behavioral Health Trainings

 

MVPN Basic Training

Basic training is an entry-level course that enables participants to become state-sponsored peer mentors with the Military Veteran Peer Network (MVPN). This eight-hour training is designed to provide volunteers with frontline intervention tools to address the immediate basic needs of individual service members, veterans, and their families.

Contact: Christy Chatham, Director, Veterans Behavioral Health Program


TCOLE 4067: Trauma Affected Veteran (For Law Enforcement Only)

The TCOLE 4067 course provides a framework for Law Enforcement Officers to have a basic understanding about U.S. Military culture, traumas, triggers and stressors, and de-escalation techniques when encountering Veterans in crisis. It is structured around lectures, videos, and class dialogue, and role-play, and builds on crisis intervention training techniques taught in the basic Peace Officer licensing academy.

Contact: Christy Chatham, Director, Veterans Behavioral Health Program


 

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