Essentials of Care for Supporting Individuals with Serious Mental Illness: A Learning Lab 8-Session Weekly Series

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
Eight Fridays, April 22 - June 10, 2022, 8:00AM - 10:00AM Alaska Time
Day 1:
Friday, April 22, 2022 at 08:00 AM until 10:00 AM
Day 2:
Friday, April 29, 2022 at 08:00 AM until 10:00 AM
Day 3:
Friday, May 6, 2022 at 08:00 AM until 10:00 AM
Day 4:
Friday, May 13, 2022 at 08:00 AM until 10:00 AM
Day 5:
Friday, May 20, 2022 at 08:00 AM until 10:00 AM
Day 6:
Friday, May 27, 2022 at 08:00 AM until 10:00 AM
Day 7:
Friday, June 3, 2022 at 08:00 AM until 10:00 AM
Day 8:
Friday, June 10, 2022 at 08:00 AM until 10:00 AM
Location and Delivery Method
Delivery Method
Online / Web Delivered
Software
Zoom
Support Website
www.zoom.us
Cost Range
FREE
Presented by the SPIRIT Lab, University of Washington, & co-sponsored by the Washington State Health Care Authority

Host And Instructor

Host
NW Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network (MHTTC)
Instructor
Various

Credits

C.E. Credit for Consult with Training Provider for CE specifcs: 16.00
Two (2) hours of Continuing Education (CE) credits are offered for each session attended.

Training Overview Description

Attend this live series presented by the University of Washington's SPIRIT (Supporting Psychosis Innovation through Research, Implementation, & Training) Lab. Participate in expert-led instruction and experiential learning focused on aspects of supporting individuals with serious mental illness (SMI) across a range of clinical settings. This series is foundational learning for those new to the field, wanting a refresher on best practices and/or teams who aim to improve their approach.

Event-specific Details

Who are these Learning Labs for?

  • Direct service providers and allied professionals working in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon or Washington State who help support individuals living with SMI.
  • This series is especially helpful for providers new to the field in positions such as case manager, peer support, SUD professionals, nursing, and housing and employment specialists.
  • This entry-level training opportunity to learn best practice strategies that can be implemented in your work with individuals experiencing SMI to support recovery.

What is a Learning Lab?

Learning labs are designed as brief virtual sessions that are focused on a particular topic area. While the topics build on one another, you are welcome to attend any session that fits your interests and schedule.

How does this Learning Lab series work?

This Learning Lab series consists of 8 special topic sessions, each two hours in length, that will include expert-led instruction and experiential learning focused on aspects of supporting individuals with serious mental illness (SMI) across a range of clinical settings.

Limited spots available:

Please register for the series ONLY if you can attend all or most of the 8 sessions

Schedule

  • April 22: Recovery-Based Care
  • April 29: Creating a Supportive Environment
  • May 6: Trauma-Informed Care
  • May 13: Overview of Serious Mental Illness (SMI)
  • May 20: Building Communication
  • May 27: Substance Use
  • June 3: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Mental Health Services
  • June 10: Crisis Response and Risk Reduction

If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Blank at jblank3@uw.edu.