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8:30 am

POSTPONED: Older Adult Mental Health First Aid @ Merakey

May 13 @ 8:30 am - May 14 @ 1:00 pm
Merakey, 27 E. Mt. Airy Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19119
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The Mental Health First Aid for Older Adults and Those with Later-Life Issues module builds upon the effectiveness of the standard Mental Health First Aid curriculum by focusing on older adults and the gaining population. Mental illness and aging can often be a double stigma. According to the National Council on Aging, there are more than 6 […]

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POSTPONED: Adult Mental Health First Aid @ Health Partners

May 13 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Health Partners, 6232 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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Learn the warning signs and how YOU can help! MHFA is a groundbreaking early intervention and public education program that teaches community members about behavioral health and how to assist a person experiencing a behavioral health problem. MHFA teaches the skills needed to identify, understand and respond to signs and symptoms of behavioral health challenges […]

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10:30 am

JFCS – Online Bereavement Group for Loss of a Loved One

May 13 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
$144

JFCS is offering this 8-session on-line support group for individuals who have suffered the loss of a loved one. Participants will find community, support, strength, and comfort in a warm and professionally guided discussion. To register for sessions one can call JFCS Care Navigation at: 866-532-7669 and ask to be registered for the Bereavement sessions. […]

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12:30 pm

Creating Trauma-Responsive Schools Series: Psychological First Aid – Listen Protect Connect/Model and Teach – Webinar

May 13 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Although initially introduced in response to targeted school violence, such as school shootings and other acts of violence on a school campus, the goals of Psychological First Aid for Schools – Listen Protect Connect/Model and Teach have relevance to the COVID-19 pandemic which has seriously disrupted the daily lives of children and adults all over […]

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1:00 pm

Suicide Prevention and Intervention for Transition Age Youth on College Campuses – Webinar

May 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Higher education settings are increasingly tasked with responding to the mental health needs of students and transition age youth on campuses. This session will focus on increasing faculty and staff understanding of suicidality and best practices for supporting students and transition age youth experiencing thoughts of suicide. Particular attention will be given to identifying warning […]

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Managing Pain in the Setting of Co-morbid Substance Use Disorder – Webinar

May 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The purpose of this session is to provide guidance to improve clinical management of acute and chronic pain in individuals with substance use disorder. Using a case based approach, the presenter will describe options for managing both acute and chronic pain for patients taking methadone, buprenorphine or naltrexone for treatment of opioid use disorder as […]

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Best Practices for Mental Health Interpreters working with Hispanic and Latinos – Webinar

May 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Research has shown that individual outcomes are better, program compliance is higher, and organizations decrease staff time spent and complete fewer assessments when using interpreters in health and behavioral health settings. This net effect is mutually beneficial.

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2:00 pm

Motivational Interviewing

May 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Online Event, https://forms.gle/NVRRtD4kpbpeZaHZ9
Philadelphia, PA 19114
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Motivational interviewing is a technique in which you become a helper in the change process and express acceptance of your client. It is a way to interact with substance-using clients, not merely as an adjunct to other therapeutic approaches, and a style of counseling that can help resolve the ambivalence that prevents clients from realizing […]

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Sleep and COVID-19: The Importance of Sleep during a Pandemic – Webinar

May 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This webinar will highlight: The importance of prioritizing sleep to help combat the spread of COVID-19 The role of sleep in helping to maintain mental and physical health under current social restrictions The logistics of continuing sleep research during a pandemic

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4:00 pm

Peer Delivered Services: A Broad Exploration – Webinar

May 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Peer delivered services are increasingly being recognized for their value, and becoming more readily available. This webinar will provide a broad overview of the history, research, misconceptions, implementation, supervision and benefits of peer delivered services.

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5:00 pm

Wellness Wednesdays – Virtual Discussion

May 13 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Educators and school mental health leadership are resilient, creative, and tenacious, but they need to be supported to be able to provide support. Each Wellness Wednesday is a 60-minute virtual session for the school mental health workforce to connect, reflect, and support each other.

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6:00 pm

How Implicit Bias Affects the Work We Do In Mental Health and Wellness – Webinar

May 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Implicit bias refers to the attitudes or stereotypes that affect our understanding, actions, and decisions in an unconscious manner. This workshop explores the dynamics of implicit bias and its impact on decision-making in behavioral health spaces.

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7:00 pm

ONLINE / BY PHONE: Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group

May 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

Methodist Hospital, Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA 19145
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The Survivors of Suicide Loss Support Group is a newly created group to help loss survivors cope, connect, and work toward healing. Trained group facilitators are suicide loss survivors who know firsthand how difficult it can be to find your way after losing someone to suicide. The group is open to anyone 18 years or […]

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