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 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 17, 2022

Time: 1-3pm

Location: Zoom

Learning Objectives:

1.Gain knowledge on the dynamics of teams and teamwork
2.Learn ways to improve cohesion and collaboration
3. Be able to implement 2 strategies to enhance staff development as individuals and as a group

Learn about the peer workforce and gain resources.

Learn how to integrate FYPS services within your agency.

Learn about the history of Peer Advocacy and meet the SFC team.

two staff talking to each other at table

Learn the foundation of coaching and mentoring, insight and skills on supervising staff, and tools on how to create effective collaboration.