This recorded virtual community session was held for individuals who supervise Youth and Parent Peer Support Provider roles within the behavioral health workforce. Among topics discussed were: best practices and trends in Peer Support supervision, problem-solving around common barriers, and sharing experiences and building a network of peers that values peer support and the growth of peer support programs for youth and families.
This recorded webinar focuses on skills needed to manage adversities that occur as one prepares to resume work, school, or other life activities amid the ongoing pandemic. Sometimes, those facing adversities are expected to adopt resilience skills or “grit” to manage persisting obstacles, rather than to address systemic or structural obstacles underlying these adversities. So, both individual (micro) skills to manage ongoing obstacles, and communal (macro) skills are described to help address system and structural obstacles that impact the functioning within systems (such as the workplace). Participants examined how these strategies may be applicable to their local system of care components.
This 5 Things Digest from the NTTAC Infant and Early Childhood Transformation Team brings you 5 Things to know right now about equity in infant and early childhood mental health.
“This NTTAC Equity Team’s 5 Things Digest focuses on recuperating from the stress of equity work.
For many mental health professionals and mental wellness advocates, empathy is a priority, and it’s common to consistently put the needs of others ahead of one’s own. It can be vital to do so when actively providing services to children, youth, young adults, and families. In circumstances where one is “living the work,” making time to address one’s own needs becomes necessary to prevent long-term burnout and debilitating levels of toxic stress.
Here are five ways mental health professionals, mental wellness advocates, and administrators can recover from the pressures of equity-focused work.”
“This NTTAC Community Wellness and Peer Supports Team’s 5 Things Digest focuses on fostering positive digital communities for youth.
The impacts of COVID-19 have propelled many System of Care partnerships and organizations into using virtual meeting spaces to convene for the purpose of organization, engagement, team building, service delivery and collaboration. Some organizations have found more success than others in being able to engage youth in online platforms. The following are 5 things you should know from communities who have found success in hosting digital communities in partnership with youth.”