Description: Learn more about the Strong Families and Communities Training Center and the great work the staff support in.

Title: Immigration and Mental Health 

Date and Time: January 12, 2022 at 1pm-3pm 

Location: Zoom

Training Description:  In this workshop attendees will analyze the experiences of a variety of immigrant groups in the US ranging from. refugees, and undocumented folk to residents and asylum seekers. Attendants will learn how to provide support to these families and begin to understand their unique mental health needs and challenges.  We will also discuss the mental health needs specific to immigrant families. Lastly attendees will receive tools and resources to help support immigrant families with their mental health wellbeing.  

Audience: This training will be interactive and geared towards advocates, social workers, mental health professionals, and social services providers in New York City.  *Please note that this training is only available for professionals in New York City.   

Professionals with the following licensed will be eligible to receive 2 free continuing education credit LMHC, LMSW, LCSW, PSYD and PHD.  If you are seeking to obtain CEU’s please provide license number to the registration form.   

Date: March 17, 2021

Time: 1-3pm

Location: Zoom

Learning Objectives:

  • Tools and Sustainability for Families

Date: March 3, 2021

Time: 1-3pm

Location: Zoom

Learning Objectives:

  • Diagnosis vs symptoms with assessment (role of advocate vs MH professional)
  • Cultural considerations
  • Types of Mental Health services

Date: February 10, 2021

Time: 1-3pm

Location: Zoom

Learning Objectives:

  • Develop an understanding of Family Dynamics as it Relates to Advocacy and Mental Health​
  • Learn to identify Healthy and Unhealthy Family Roles and Functioning​
  • Identifying the role of advocates in helping build healthy families
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Date: January 20, 2022

Time: 1-3pm

Location: Zoom

Learning Objectives:

1. Learning your role

2. How to collaborate when creating a family plan

3. How to foster communication between families and service providers

Date: January 6, 2022

Time: 1 -3 pm

Location: Zoom

Learning Objectives:

1.Understanding the importance of code switching

2.Introduction to templates for professional writing

3.Learning how to use professional language to summarize youth and family interactions

Learn communication skills and tools to assist with enhancing healthy communication and boundaries.

Gain knowledge on family services and OPWDD system. Learn how to Provide support to families seeking PWDD services.