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Mental Health Awareness-10.27.22

This is a recording of a training that took place on Thursday, October 27th 10:00am-12:00pm. Please note that the session involved breakout rooms, which are not included in the recording

Description: In 2020, it was estimated that over 14.2 million people in the United States were living with a severe mental illness (SMI). In Illinois, 403,000 people are reported to be living with SMI. This training will provide participants with information on the basics of SMI including diagnosis and symptomology, and reflect on the ways we think about SMI and the people we serve. Participants will also learn about the recovery model and techniques on how to best serve those living with serious mental illness.
Learning Objectives:
1. Explore the range of diagnosis and symptoms of severe mental illness
2. Reflect on ways to think about diagnosis and symptoms
3. Learn about the Recovery Model and your role in it
4. Learn tips and tools to help better serve those with severe mental illness
Recommended Audience: Any direct service providers; other staff who may have contact with program participants
Presenter: Sterling Haukom Anderson, Thresholds

Date: 10/27/2022 Time of training: 10:00am-12:00pm Training Format: Recorded Webinar

  • Recording of Webinar Part 1
  • Recording of Webinar Part 2
  • Recording of Webinar Part 3
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever