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Black Mental Health & Healing Justice: Peer Support Training Institute

Black Mental Health & Healing Justice: Peer Support Training Institute

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Get practical peer support tools to support Black mental health. Black centered. Allies welcome.

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NOTE: In order to complete the following certificate, participants must attend all 5 days of the program, taking place on 5 Wednesdays in June (1st, 8th, 15th, 22, & 29) from 12:00-2:00pm PDT | 3:00-5:00pm EDT. In addition, all attendees must complete a pre- and post-training evaluation before receiving a certificate of completion.

Accessibility Statement: ASL services will be provided for all sessions, as well as closed captioning.

Ticket Purchases: There is a 5 ticket maximum ticket allotment per organization.

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Description

This certificate program equips participants with 101 knowledge of mental health issues, myths, and challenges in Black communities and provides participants with tools and skills to offer healing justice informed peer support.

Who is the course for

This course is for anyone offering any form of peer or emotional health support in Black communities including, but not limited to, activists, advocates, educators, HIV/AIDS workers, substance use support counselors, yoga teachers, or anyone else offering support services to Black communities.

Objectives

After this training participants will be able to:

  • Name and identify common mental health diagnoses and challenges in Black communities with accurate information.
  • Name and identify common treatments for mental health challenges.
  • Challenge and provide accurate information on common myths on medication, psychology and mental health in Black communities.
  • Apply and provider peer emotional support through a healing justice framework.
  • Identify and map out strategies and resources for mental health in their own communities.

FAQ

1. Is this training only for Black people?

No. This training is for anyone working in Black communities. The peer support framework is also applicable to all marginalized communities.

2. How long is this training?

Five 2-hour sessions in June.

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If a need-based scholarship is necessary for your attendance, please email training@beam.community

DISCLAIMER: This training is not a mental health service and is for educational purposes only.

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