Tagged With "mental health"

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RESOURCE: Mental health resource cards

Bonnie Berman ·
May was Mental Health Awareness Month. Attached please find mental health resource cards that were distributed at local libraries. Please print and share with your clients!
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Bringing Trauma-Informed Yoga into Mental Health Clinical Practice

Julie Langston ·
PESI, which does continuing education seminars, conferences, in-house training, webcasts and products for mental health professionals, is offering a trauma informed yoga information for mental health practitioners in our area. When: Monday, January 16, 2017 at 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where: CROWNE PLAZA SACRAMENTO NORTHEAST, 5321 DATE AVENUE SACRAMENTO,CA 95841 Cost: $219.99 Single Registration $199.99 Single Registration Advance Price (ends 12/27/2016) $199.99 2+ Group Rate: per person For more...
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Infant Toddler Mental Health Presentation by Diane Evans LCSW/Ph.D.

Bonnie Berman ·
Diane Evans will focus on attachment and racial bias, and baby trauma. Please join us at the free event: Social Workers, Parents, Therapists, and Childcare Providers. Thank you for spreading the word. Friday, October 20th from 10:30am - 12:00pm at the Davis Library 315 E 8th Street. Contact Diane Evans at 530-750-2020 with questions.
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Information and Support for Families with Kids Experiencing Emotional and Behavioral Difficulties

Bonnie Berman ·
NAMI Yolo (National Alliance on Mental Illness) will be hosting a program facilitated by Family Members Who Have Been There. Learn about the illnesses that cause behavioral difficulties and treatment options. Gain tools to: *manage medication *handle crisis and relapse *talk to mental health providers *navigate the school systems The program runs May 5th - May 19th on Saturdays from 9:00am - 3:00pm. No fees for the program or materials. To Register - Contact NAMI Yolo at 530-756-8181 or ...
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Webinar: Impact of an Anti-Immigrant Climate on the Mental Health and Well Being of Children in California.

Bonnie Berman ·
On behalf of The Children's Partnership (TCP) and the California Immigrant Policy Center (CIPC), I would like to invite you to attend our webinar, Healthy Mind, Healthy Future: A Webinar Exploring the Impact of an Anti-Immigrant Climate on the Mental Health and Well Being of Children in California. August 7, 2018, 10:00AM-11:15AM PT / 1:00-2:15PM ET Registration Link: bit.ly/WebinarHMHF Facebook Link: bit.ly/FBWebinarHMHF In solidarity, Tessa Smith Family Partner/Outreach Specialist Yolo...
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Perinatal Mental Health training

Bonnie Berman ·
Co-sponsored and hosted by Dignity Health and Yolo County HHSA is set and registration < https://www. eventbrite.com/e/perinatal- mental-health-training-g reater-sacramento-tickets- 48579025172 > is now live!. The Perinatal Mental Health training program September 29th & 30th is presented by Gabrielle Kaufman, MA, LPCC, BC-DMT. The program is designed for RNs, MSWs, lactation consultants, mental health clinicians and other community partners who want to become local champions and...
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YOLO COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES COMMUNITY MEETINGS

Bonnie Berman ·
Greetings Community Partners, Yolo County Health and Human Services Agency has scheduled a series of meetings throughout the area to discuss the mental health services and needs of our community. We want to hear from you – and your neighbor ! Please share this announcement far and wide. Robust discussion is encouraged to gain insight into what is working, and to identify areas that may need more attention to better serve the mental health needs of our community. We look forward to seeing you...
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Perinatal Mental Health training program

Bonnie Berman ·
A few seats are still available Nov 29th & 30th for RNs, MSWs, lactation consultants, mental health clinicians and other community partners to become local champions and content experts in Perinatal Mental Health. Dignity Health Foundation and Yolo County Health & Human Services, in collaboration with Maternal Mental Health NOW, has developed a Perinatal Mental Health training program, presented by Gabrielle Kaufman, MA, LPCC, BC-DMT, Training, CEUs and refreshments will be provided...
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YOUTH Mental Health First Aid training!

Bonnie Berman ·
Yolo County HHSA still has space in the YOUTH curriculum trainings in April and May. Mental Health First Aid (Youth) Thursday & Friday April 19 & 20, 2018 8:30 am to 12:30pm each day (must attend both days) HHSA Gonzales Bldg. Clarksburg Conference Room 25 N. Cottonwood Street Woodland, CA 95695< https://maps.google.com/ ?q=25+N.+Cottonwood+Street+ Woodland,+CA+95695& entry=gmail&source=g > Mental Health First Aid (Youth) Wednesday & Thursday May 9 & 10, 2018...
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WEBINAR: Maternal Mental Health 101

Bonnie Berman ·
Learn about the range of maternal mental health disorders, prevalence, signs, symptoms, and recommended treatment options on Thursday, December 13, 2018 . This webinar is hosted by 2020 Mom and presented by Postpartum Support International. Register for 2020 Mom's 12/13/2018 Webinar by visiting https://register.gotowebinar.c om/register/563661726062325762
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Child, Youth, and Transitional Age Carnival!

Bonnie Berman ·
The Child, Youth, and Family Branch of Yolo County Health and Human Services is holding a resource fair on May 28th. Food, activities, music and spoken word artists will be there. Please see the attached flyer for more information. DATE: May 28th TIME: 4pm-7pm LOCATION: 137 N . Cottonwood Street, Woodland CA 95695
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WEBINAR: Incarcerated Mothers, Understanding the System and their Unique Mental Health Needs

Bonnie Berman ·
This webinar from Maternal Mental Health Now will be from 12pm-1pm PT on Friday, August 23, 2019. For more information and to register, please visit: https://maternalmentalhealthnow.org/incarcerated-mothers
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Children's Mental Health Awareness Day Carnival

Bonnie Berman ·
Join us on Thursday, May 10th from 3pm-5pm at the Woodland HHSA Bauer Building for fun and community engagement. Feel free to set up a table at our lobby for your programs if you'd like, or just have materials at the Provider table we are setting up. Invite your clients (not limited to children clients) and staff. Please read the attached flyer for more details. Contact Kim Narvaez, the Children's Mental Health Program Manager, at 530-666-8513 with questions.
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Community Planning Mtg to discuss County Mental Health Services -Oct 16

Bonnie Berman ·
We are asking for your participation in a process designed to evaluate and improve the service delivery of mental health programs funded by the Mental Health Services Act Plan for our county. The Mental Health Service Act funds mental health services for the unserved and underserved members of our community. This money, some $10 -14 million dollars, funds programs that are required to be evaluated and informed by community stakeholder input. Frankly, in past years, very few have participated...
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Mental Health Month Awareness Events

Bonnie Berman ·
May is Mental Health month. Attached is a calendar of Mental Health Awareness Events that are happening in Yolo County. These events are open to the public. Please share! Sponsored by Yolo County Health & Human Services Agency
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Yolo Chosen to Attend National Summit to Reduce the Number of People with Mental Illnesses in Jails

Emily Kochly ·
March 4, 2016 County leaders and local policymakers representing 50 jurisdictions in 37 states are set to converge on Washington, DC, April 17-19 to address the overrepresentation of people with mental illnesses in jails across the country. The 50 teams were chosen to attend the National Stepping Up Summit, a first-of-its-kind summit hosted by The Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center, the National Association of Counties (NACo), and the American Psychiatric Association (APA)...
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Re: YOLO COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES COMMUNITY MEETINGS

Rebekah Couch ·
Fantastic!
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Yolo County HHSA First Responders' Mental Health Urgent Care in West Sac

Bonnie Berman ·
The Yolo County First Responders’ Mental Health Urgent Care is here to support our community. The center is OPEN now, but Nurse Practioners and Peer Support workers won't be staffed until July 2018. Who do we serve: Adult (18 years and older) residents of Yolo County Services: Crisis assessment and supportive counseling; referrals to other local community services Coming July, 2018: Medication intervention Staffing: Mental Health Clinicians providing Crisis Intervention; Case Managers...
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Help plan how MHSA funds are allocated in Yolo County

Bonnie Berman ·
Yolo County Health and Human Services (HHSA) invites the public to participate in the community planning process to inform how the county should use the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) resources allocated each year to Yolo County. Yolo County HHSA uses MHSA funds to expand and enhance the mental health system of care throughout the county and are inclusive of Full Service Partnership, Prevention, Access and Linkage, Early Intervention, and Outreach. We encourage broad support and feedback...
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TRAINING: Advanced Clinical Training in Perinatal Mental Health on 5/13

Bonnie Berman ·
This training is for mental health clinicians serving Yolo County and the surrounding communities who want to enhance their expertise in serving pregnant and postpartum women and their families. The training is on May 13, 2019. 9 AM – 4:30 PM , at Woodland Health Care (Medical Office Building; 632 West Gibson Road, Woodland, CA). Please see the attached flyer for more information and to register.
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TRAINING: Integrating Maternal Mental Health Education, Screening, and Referral into Your Clinic

Bonnie Berman ·
These trainings are for clinical and non-clinical staff serving perinatal women and their families in Yolo County and surrounding communities. May 2nd , 9 AM - 5 PM Woodland Health Care Medical Office Building in Woodland May 10th , 9 AM - 5 PM Woodland Memorial Hospital in Woodland. Please see the attached flyer for more information and to register.
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Participate in the YC Mental Health Services Act Community Planning Process

Bonnie Berman ·
The Yolo County Mental Health Services Act community planning process begins this spring. The first meeting is on 5/3/19 in Woodland . For those interested in engaging with the MHSA program staff and stakeholders on planning prevention programs that encompass all facets of health, and for those who want to be involved as stakeholders in the community planning process, this meeting may interest you. Please see the flyer for details.
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Mental Health Counseling Services for Dunnigan residents through RISE

Bonnie Berman ·
Please see the attached flyers in Spanish and English for more details.
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Belongingness Can Protect Against Impact of Trauma, Study Suggests

Bonnie Berman ·
A new study, published in the Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, investigates the effects of belongingness on adult mental health, outcomes of childhood trauma, and risky alcohol use. The results of the study suggest a feeling of belonging in childhood may serve as a protective factor for difficulties with mental health and adverse outcomes of childhood trauma later in life. https://www.madinamerica.com/2 018/12/belongingness-can-prote ct-impact-trauma-study-suggests/
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YC Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Community Planning Meeting on 8/29

Bonnie Berman ·
Please plan on attending the Yolo County Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Community Planning Meeting on August 29th, 2019. The purpose of this meeting is to gather information on how the County should plan to use MHSA funding in Yolo County. MHSA will present the planning proposal for the community input process and seek feedback from you to guide the MHSA 3-Year Planning Process. DATE: Thursday August 29, 2019 TIME: 5:00 PM -7:00 PM LOCATION: Winter’s Fire Department, Community Room 700...
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Community Engagement Workgroup supporting MHSA 9/26

Bonnie Berman ·
Join us! The Community Engagement Workgroup is an ongoing engagement workgroup to support the Mental Health Services Act planning in Yolo County. This workgroup involves the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Focus Group Discussion led by the MHSA Team and C.A.R.E. - Community Advocacy Research & Evaluation Consulting Group. Attached please find a flyer about an upcoming opportunity to participate in this effort. If you have questions, please contact Anthony Taula-Lieras (...
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TRAINING: Free Maternal and Adv Perinatal Mental Health Training in May

Bonnie Berman ·
There are still spots available for the 5/10 Maternal Mental Health (MMH) Training which is designed for front line staff who are not licensed clinicians or healthcare providers. It is also ideal for anyone who wants an all day MMH 101. Tegwin Millard’s training is wonderful, and she weaves in ACEs and trauma informed principals throughout. This FREE training includes lunch and is being hosted by Dignity Health in Woodland. Additionally, there are also still spots for the 5/13 Advanced...
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Re: YC Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Community Planning Meeting on 8/29

Lynn Arner ·
I am wondering if the meeting has been canceled. I am here at the Winters Fire Department and no one is here.
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White Paper on 5 Key Elements to Trauma-Informed Care

Bonnie Berman ·
The experience of trauma leads to or exacerbates mental illnesses, substance use, and physical health conditions, making it a vital component of any effective treatment plan. A trauma-informed care framework involves real-time strategies to promote staff and organizational wellness and equip organizations to retain their staff, reduce the number of critical incidents, and increase client engagement in their care. This white paper from Relias discusses the 5 key components in implementing and...
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JOB OPENING: Part-time Executive Director for Nat'l Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) - Yolo

Bonnie Berman ·
Please visit the following link for more information: https://www.indeed.com/m/viewjob?jk=d4ef2fa9ded5839f&from=serp&prevUrl=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.indeed.com%2Fm%2Fjobs%3Fq%3Dexecutive%2Bdirector%26l%3DDavis%252C%2BCa
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Fact Sheet on Family Mental Health Services from CBFS and YCCA

Bonnie Berman ·
Stanford Youth Solutions has launched their new fact sheet about the Community Based Family mental health services (CBFS) that they and Yolo County Children's Alliance (YCCA) will be offering within Yolo county. Please see the attached flyer for more information, including how youth and families can request services. For more information on the CBFS Program, please contact the CBFS Program Director at 916.344.0199.
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