PeerGalaxy Calendar

Welcome to PeerGalaxy Calendar featuring offerings of telephone + online peer support + wellness activities! 

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Training Opportunities in July 2020
List Provided Courtesy of State of Oregon, Oregon Health Authority
Click here to download PDF Format, 16 pages

How Events are Sorted:

First, at the top of the list: Disaster Hotline & Oregon Safe + Strong Helpline.

Next in the list: Bundled “All Day” Events for organizations with events happening at multiple times throughout the day and/or in many formats or locations; these are bundled into a single listing to prevent endless scrolling.  Usually these offer a lookup by zip code or other criteria. 

Lastly, Time-Specific Events listed by start time from 12:01am early morning to 11:59pm late night.  Warmlines and places east of Oregon’s time zone tend to start earlier (e.g. 4am in Oregon is 7am in New York).

Oct
27
Wed
ARCMVCN – American Red Cross Militarily and Veteran Caregiver Network – Resiliency Workshop for Veterans and Their Families – Tuesday @ Online Regester For Details
Oct 27 @ 8:00 am – 8:15 am

 

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Tue, June 22, 2021

5:00 PM – 6:30 PM PDT

Stress Solutions Workshop For Veterans and Their Families

Please join us for a virtual workshop that teaches stress-management and relaxation techniques for service members, veterans and their families. This will be a live, facilitated discussion around the challenges of living through the COVID-19 outbreak. You will have an opportunity to share with others, learn and practice new skills and ask questions in a small online group. We invite you to join us on video and audio for a 1-hour conversation with a Red Cross mental health volunteer and other members of your community.

To sign up, click on the Registration Link Below:

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 

Tobrin Hewitt:  Organizer of Red Cross Resiliency Workshop

 

 

Oct
30
Sat
PPP – Poetry for Personal Power – P3 Wellness and Resilience Story Circle – Third Wednesday and Last Saturday @ Online Via ZOOM
Oct 30 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

 

P3 Wellness and Resilience Story Circle

Third Wednesday and Last Saturday Monthly

4:30pm to 6:30pm PST

Story circles are Poetry for Personal Power’s signature that focus on trauma, healing, and how to use your voice effectively in your own personal circle along with the community. The Story circle format is nothing you have ever seen before with engaging . 

We have story circles twice a month on the 3rd Wednesday’s of the month and on the last Saturday of each month. The facilitators change but its the same format.

To Attend Use the ZOOM Link Proved Below:

 

 

https://www.poetryforpersonalpower.org/

Nov
3
Wed
ARCMVCN – American Red Cross Militarily and Veteran Caregiver Network – Resiliency Workshop for Veterans and Their Families – Tuesday @ Online Regester For Details
Nov 3 @ 8:00 am – 8:15 am

 

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Tue, June 22, 2021

5:00 PM – 6:30 PM PDT

Stress Solutions Workshop For Veterans and Their Families

Please join us for a virtual workshop that teaches stress-management and relaxation techniques for service members, veterans and their families. This will be a live, facilitated discussion around the challenges of living through the COVID-19 outbreak. You will have an opportunity to share with others, learn and practice new skills and ask questions in a small online group. We invite you to join us on video and audio for a 1-hour conversation with a Red Cross mental health volunteer and other members of your community.

To sign up, click on the Registration Link Below:

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 

Tobrin Hewitt:  Organizer of Red Cross Resiliency Workshop

 

 

Nov
10
Wed
ARCMVCN – American Red Cross Militarily and Veteran Caregiver Network – Resiliency Workshop for Veterans and Their Families – Tuesday @ Online Regester For Details
Nov 10 @ 8:00 am – 8:15 am

 

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Tue, June 22, 2021

5:00 PM – 6:30 PM PDT

Stress Solutions Workshop For Veterans and Their Families

Please join us for a virtual workshop that teaches stress-management and relaxation techniques for service members, veterans and their families. This will be a live, facilitated discussion around the challenges of living through the COVID-19 outbreak. You will have an opportunity to share with others, learn and practice new skills and ask questions in a small online group. We invite you to join us on video and audio for a 1-hour conversation with a Red Cross mental health volunteer and other members of your community.

To sign up, click on the Registration Link Below:

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 

Tobrin Hewitt:  Organizer of Red Cross Resiliency Workshop

 

 

Nov
17
Wed
ARCMVCN – American Red Cross Militarily and Veteran Caregiver Network – Resiliency Workshop for Veterans and Their Families – Tuesday @ Online Regester For Details
Nov 17 @ 8:00 am – 8:15 am

 

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Tue, June 22, 2021

5:00 PM – 6:30 PM PDT

Stress Solutions Workshop For Veterans and Their Families

Please join us for a virtual workshop that teaches stress-management and relaxation techniques for service members, veterans and their families. This will be a live, facilitated discussion around the challenges of living through the COVID-19 outbreak. You will have an opportunity to share with others, learn and practice new skills and ask questions in a small online group. We invite you to join us on video and audio for a 1-hour conversation with a Red Cross mental health volunteer and other members of your community.

To sign up, click on the Registration Link Below:

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 

Tobrin Hewitt:  Organizer of Red Cross Resiliency Workshop

 

 

PPP – Poetry for Personal Power – P3 Wellness and Resilience Story Circle – Third Wednesday and Last Saturday @ Online Via ZOOM
Nov 17 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

 

P3 Wellness and Resilience Story Circle

Third Wednesday and Last Saturday Monthly

4:30pm to 6:30pm PST

Story circles are Poetry for Personal Power’s signature that focus on trauma, healing, and how to use your voice effectively in your own personal circle along with the community. The Story circle format is nothing you have ever seen before with engaging . 

We have story circles twice a month on the 3rd Wednesday’s of the month and on the last Saturday of each month. The facilitators change but its the same format.

To Attend Use the ZOOM Link Proved Below:

 

 

https://www.poetryforpersonalpower.org/

Nov
23
Tue
DTWB – Doors to Wellbeing – Post Specialist Webinar Series: Post-Traumatic Growth and Resilience: Practices for Peer Groups – Tuesdays @ Online Regester for Details
Nov 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

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Peer Specialist Webinar Series
Tuesday, July 27

2:00pm ET/1:00pm CT/12:00pm MT/11:00am PT

 

Post-Traumatic Growth and Resilience:

Practices for Peer Groups

Click Here to Register

**Additional seats are available! Live session includes closed captions.

Presented by Anisa Mustafa and Stephanie-Lynn Osberg

Description: Join us for a webinar where you can learn what post-traumatic growth and resilience are and how resilience and post-traumatic growth impact interactions in a group environment. The session will support participants in developing skills and identifying tools that foster post-traumatic growth in group environments.

Learning Objectives:

Define what post-traumatic growth and resilience are.
List five signs of post-traumatic growth.
Name at least three tools that support post-traumatic growth within peer groups.

Meet the Presenters

Anisa Mustafa

Presenter

 

 

 

 

 

Anisa Mustafa is a Certified Peer Recovery Specialist and Certified Personal Medicine Coach living in Northern Virginia with her four cats. She is currently the Special Projects Coordinator for Recovery Program Solutions of Virginia, a peer-led organization overseeing the organization’s virtual programming, including their warmline. Anisa also sits on the Board of One New Heartbeat, an organization committed to bridging the disparities in communities by offering free wellness initiatives and workshops.

Stephanie-Lynn Osber

Presenter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stephanie-Lynn Osberg has spent the last four years working with community partners to create programs including free yoga community classes, online community peer space, and projects that focus on building personal and community resilience. Stephanie is a WRAP Co-Facilitator and a member of the public advisory group on Mental Health and Addictions. She serves on numerous boards and committees dedicated to empowering social justice, along with safer inclusive spaces for people in her local and digital community.
Certificates of Participation for 60 Minute Webinar Available

Click Here to Register

Registration is FREE – but you must register to attend!

This flyer was developed [in part] under grant number 1H79SM082653-01 from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The views, policies, and opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of SAMHSA or HHS.=–

Nov
24
Wed
ARCMVCN – American Red Cross Militarily and Veteran Caregiver Network – Resiliency Workshop for Veterans and Their Families – Tuesday @ Online Regester For Details
Nov 24 @ 8:00 am – 8:15 am

 

sponsor logo

 

 

 

Tue, June 22, 2021

5:00 PM – 6:30 PM PDT

Stress Solutions Workshop For Veterans and Their Families

Please join us for a virtual workshop that teaches stress-management and relaxation techniques for service members, veterans and their families. This will be a live, facilitated discussion around the challenges of living through the COVID-19 outbreak. You will have an opportunity to share with others, learn and practice new skills and ask questions in a small online group. We invite you to join us on video and audio for a 1-hour conversation with a Red Cross mental health volunteer and other members of your community.

To sign up, click on the Registration Link Below:

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 

Tobrin Hewitt:  Organizer of Red Cross Resiliency Workshop

 

 

Nov
27
Sat
PPP – Poetry for Personal Power – P3 Wellness and Resilience Story Circle – Third Wednesday and Last Saturday @ Online Via ZOOM
Nov 27 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

 

P3 Wellness and Resilience Story Circle

Third Wednesday and Last Saturday Monthly

4:30pm to 6:30pm PST

Story circles are Poetry for Personal Power’s signature that focus on trauma, healing, and how to use your voice effectively in your own personal circle along with the community. The Story circle format is nothing you have ever seen before with engaging . 

We have story circles twice a month on the 3rd Wednesday’s of the month and on the last Saturday of each month. The facilitators change but its the same format.

To Attend Use the ZOOM Link Proved Below:

 

 

https://www.poetryforpersonalpower.org/

Nov
30
Tue
DTWB – Doors to Wellbeing – Supported Employment and Supported Education: Peer perspectives, engagement, and learning from the field – Tuesdays @ Online via Zoom
Nov 30 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

 

 Begins: Tuesday, August 31, 11:00 am PT
Supported Employment and Supported Education: Peer perspectives, engagement, and learning from the field
Presented by Mary Blake
How are peer support services and peer experiences used to help individuals with mental health, challenges become employed and retain their jobs? What supports and opportunities exist for people with psychiatric disabilities to enhance their education or build a career, whether through GED, college, or developing vocational or trade skills? Join this webinar to hear about evidence-based practices, peer support services, learnings from the field, and personal stories that illustrate the multiple ways peer support specialists and peers can provide valuable support to assist those with psychiatric disabilities find meaningful work, engage in education and build upon their recovery journeys.
 
Learning Objectives
  • List at least 3 evidence-based practices and strategies to support people in their employment goals
  • Discuss evidence-based practices and strategies to support people in their education goals
  • Identify barriers to employment and education, and discuss ways peer specialists can help to overcome them
  • Understand different paths to employment and education through lived experience perspectives
Registration is FREE — but you must register to attend!
Meet the Presenter
Mary Blake (she/her)
Program Lead for Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic Expansion (CCBHC-E), Supported Employment (SE), National Center of Excellence for Integrated Health Solutions (CIHS), and National Consumer/Consumer Supporter TA Centers (NTACS)
Public Health Advisor
Center for Mental Health Services
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Over the last 14 years, Mary has served as a Government Program Officer in SAMHSA’s Center for Mental Health Services, where she has served as a subject-matter expert, overseen contracts, and managed and coordinated numerous grant portfolios. Among her areas of expertise are peer services, recovery-driven care, supported employment, and integration of peer in systems and services program and policy development. She has served as the Program lead for SAMHSA’s Supported Employment grant the program, the Statewide Consumer Network Grant Program, and the National Consumer and Consumer Supporter Technical Assistance Centers, to name a few. Before joining SAMHSA, Mary was a co-founder and President for Consumer Action Network, and consumer-operated not-for-profit in the District of Columbia. During her tenure there, CAN received the Timothy Coakley Leadership Award from the American College of Mental Health Administrators in 2006 and 2007 for its work, spearheaded by Mary, to promote entrepreneurship and employment of persons with mental illness. At SAMHSA, Mary received the US Department of Health and Human Services 2008 Hubert H. Humphrey Award for Service to America from the Secretary for her work to raise awareness of and implement trauma-informed care within the federal government and across the country. Mary is a firm believer in and educator on the possibility and reality (based on the evidence) of recovery for those who have experienced mental health challenges, including serious mental illnesses.
**Additional seats are available! Live session includes closed captions.
Dec
1
Wed
ARCMVCN – American Red Cross Militarily and Veteran Caregiver Network – Resiliency Workshop for Veterans and Their Families – Tuesday @ Online Regester For Details
Dec 1 @ 8:00 am – 8:15 am

 

sponsor logo

 

 

 

Tue, June 22, 2021

5:00 PM – 6:30 PM PDT

Stress Solutions Workshop For Veterans and Their Families

Please join us for a virtual workshop that teaches stress-management and relaxation techniques for service members, veterans and their families. This will be a live, facilitated discussion around the challenges of living through the COVID-19 outbreak. You will have an opportunity to share with others, learn and practice new skills and ask questions in a small online group. We invite you to join us on video and audio for a 1-hour conversation with a Red Cross mental health volunteer and other members of your community.

To sign up, click on the Registration Link Below:

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 

Tobrin Hewitt:  Organizer of Red Cross Resiliency Workshop

 

 

Dec
8
Wed
ARCMVCN – American Red Cross Militarily and Veteran Caregiver Network – Resiliency Workshop for Veterans and Their Families – Tuesday @ Online Regester For Details
Dec 8 @ 8:00 am – 8:15 am

 

sponsor logo

 

 

 

Tue, June 22, 2021

5:00 PM – 6:30 PM PDT

Stress Solutions Workshop For Veterans and Their Families

Please join us for a virtual workshop that teaches stress-management and relaxation techniques for service members, veterans and their families. This will be a live, facilitated discussion around the challenges of living through the COVID-19 outbreak. You will have an opportunity to share with others, learn and practice new skills and ask questions in a small online group. We invite you to join us on video and audio for a 1-hour conversation with a Red Cross mental health volunteer and other members of your community.

To sign up, click on the Registration Link Below:

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 

Tobrin Hewitt:  Organizer of Red Cross Resiliency Workshop

 

 

Dec
15
Wed
ARCMVCN – American Red Cross Militarily and Veteran Caregiver Network – Resiliency Workshop for Veterans and Their Families – Tuesday @ Online Regester For Details
Dec 15 @ 8:00 am – 8:15 am

 

sponsor logo

 

 

 

Tue, June 22, 2021

5:00 PM – 6:30 PM PDT

Stress Solutions Workshop For Veterans and Their Families

Please join us for a virtual workshop that teaches stress-management and relaxation techniques for service members, veterans and their families. This will be a live, facilitated discussion around the challenges of living through the COVID-19 outbreak. You will have an opportunity to share with others, learn and practice new skills and ask questions in a small online group. We invite you to join us on video and audio for a 1-hour conversation with a Red Cross mental health volunteer and other members of your community.

To sign up, click on the Registration Link Below:

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 

Tobrin Hewitt:  Organizer of Red Cross Resiliency Workshop

 

 

PPP – Poetry for Personal Power – P3 Wellness and Resilience Story Circle – Third Wednesday and Last Saturday @ Online Via ZOOM
Dec 15 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

 

P3 Wellness and Resilience Story Circle

Third Wednesday and Last Saturday Monthly

4:30pm to 6:30pm PST

Story circles are Poetry for Personal Power’s signature that focus on trauma, healing, and how to use your voice effectively in your own personal circle along with the community. The Story circle format is nothing you have ever seen before with engaging . 

We have story circles twice a month on the 3rd Wednesday’s of the month and on the last Saturday of each month. The facilitators change but its the same format.

To Attend Use the ZOOM Link Proved Below:

 

 

https://www.poetryforpersonalpower.org/

Dec
22
Wed
ARCMVCN – American Red Cross Militarily and Veteran Caregiver Network – Resiliency Workshop for Veterans and Their Families – Tuesday @ Online Regester For Details
Dec 22 @ 8:00 am – 8:15 am

 

sponsor logo

 

 

 

Tue, June 22, 2021

5:00 PM – 6:30 PM PDT

Stress Solutions Workshop For Veterans and Their Families

Please join us for a virtual workshop that teaches stress-management and relaxation techniques for service members, veterans and their families. This will be a live, facilitated discussion around the challenges of living through the COVID-19 outbreak. You will have an opportunity to share with others, learn and practice new skills and ask questions in a small online group. We invite you to join us on video and audio for a 1-hour conversation with a Red Cross mental health volunteer and other members of your community.

To sign up, click on the Registration Link Below:

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 

Tobrin Hewitt:  Organizer of Red Cross Resiliency Workshop

 

 

Dec
25
Sat
PPP – Poetry for Personal Power – P3 Wellness and Resilience Story Circle – Third Wednesday and Last Saturday @ Online Via ZOOM
Dec 25 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

 

P3 Wellness and Resilience Story Circle

Third Wednesday and Last Saturday Monthly

4:30pm to 6:30pm PST

Story circles are Poetry for Personal Power’s signature that focus on trauma, healing, and how to use your voice effectively in your own personal circle along with the community. The Story circle format is nothing you have ever seen before with engaging . 

We have story circles twice a month on the 3rd Wednesday’s of the month and on the last Saturday of each month. The facilitators change but its the same format.

To Attend Use the ZOOM Link Proved Below:

 

 

https://www.poetryforpersonalpower.org/

Dec
28
Tue
DTWB – Doors to Wellbeing – Post Specialist Webinar Series: Post-Traumatic Growth and Resilience: Practices for Peer Groups – Tuesdays @ Online Regester for Details
Dec 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Sponsor Image

Peer Specialist Webinar Series
Tuesday, July 27

2:00pm ET/1:00pm CT/12:00pm MT/11:00am PT

 

Post-Traumatic Growth and Resilience:

Practices for Peer Groups

Click Here to Register

**Additional seats are available! Live session includes closed captions.

Presented by Anisa Mustafa and Stephanie-Lynn Osberg

Description: Join us for a webinar where you can learn what post-traumatic growth and resilience are and how resilience and post-traumatic growth impact interactions in a group environment. The session will support participants in developing skills and identifying tools that foster post-traumatic growth in group environments.

Learning Objectives:

Define what post-traumatic growth and resilience are.
List five signs of post-traumatic growth.
Name at least three tools that support post-traumatic growth within peer groups.

Meet the Presenters

Anisa Mustafa

Presenter

 

 

 

 

 

Anisa Mustafa is a Certified Peer Recovery Specialist and Certified Personal Medicine Coach living in Northern Virginia with her four cats. She is currently the Special Projects Coordinator for Recovery Program Solutions of Virginia, a peer-led organization overseeing the organization’s virtual programming, including their warmline. Anisa also sits on the Board of One New Heartbeat, an organization committed to bridging the disparities in communities by offering free wellness initiatives and workshops.

Stephanie-Lynn Osber

Presenter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stephanie-Lynn Osberg has spent the last four years working with community partners to create programs including free yoga community classes, online community peer space, and projects that focus on building personal and community resilience. Stephanie is a WRAP Co-Facilitator and a member of the public advisory group on Mental Health and Addictions. She serves on numerous boards and committees dedicated to empowering social justice, along with safer inclusive spaces for people in her local and digital community.
Certificates of Participation for 60 Minute Webinar Available

Click Here to Register

Registration is FREE – but you must register to attend!

This flyer was developed [in part] under grant number 1H79SM082653-01 from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The views, policies, and opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of SAMHSA or HHS.=–

Dec
29
Wed
ARCMVCN – American Red Cross Militarily and Veteran Caregiver Network – Resiliency Workshop for Veterans and Their Families – Tuesday @ Online Regester For Details
Dec 29 @ 8:00 am – 8:15 am

 

sponsor logo

 

 

 

Tue, June 22, 2021

5:00 PM – 6:30 PM PDT

Stress Solutions Workshop For Veterans and Their Families

Please join us for a virtual workshop that teaches stress-management and relaxation techniques for service members, veterans and their families. This will be a live, facilitated discussion around the challenges of living through the COVID-19 outbreak. You will have an opportunity to share with others, learn and practice new skills and ask questions in a small online group. We invite you to join us on video and audio for a 1-hour conversation with a Red Cross mental health volunteer and other members of your community.

To sign up, click on the Registration Link Below:

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 

Tobrin Hewitt:  Organizer of Red Cross Resiliency Workshop

 

 

Jan
25
Tue
DTWB – Doors to Wellbeing – Post Specialist Webinar Series: Post-Traumatic Growth and Resilience: Practices for Peer Groups – Tuesdays @ Online Regester for Details
Jan 25 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Sponsor Image

Peer Specialist Webinar Series
Tuesday, July 27

2:00pm ET/1:00pm CT/12:00pm MT/11:00am PT

 

Post-Traumatic Growth and Resilience:

Practices for Peer Groups

Click Here to Register

**Additional seats are available! Live session includes closed captions.

Presented by Anisa Mustafa and Stephanie-Lynn Osberg

Description: Join us for a webinar where you can learn what post-traumatic growth and resilience are and how resilience and post-traumatic growth impact interactions in a group environment. The session will support participants in developing skills and identifying tools that foster post-traumatic growth in group environments.

Learning Objectives:

Define what post-traumatic growth and resilience are.
List five signs of post-traumatic growth.
Name at least three tools that support post-traumatic growth within peer groups.

Meet the Presenters

Anisa Mustafa

Presenter

 

 

 

 

 

Anisa Mustafa is a Certified Peer Recovery Specialist and Certified Personal Medicine Coach living in Northern Virginia with her four cats. She is currently the Special Projects Coordinator for Recovery Program Solutions of Virginia, a peer-led organization overseeing the organization’s virtual programming, including their warmline. Anisa also sits on the Board of One New Heartbeat, an organization committed to bridging the disparities in communities by offering free wellness initiatives and workshops.

Stephanie-Lynn Osber

Presenter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stephanie-Lynn Osberg has spent the last four years working with community partners to create programs including free yoga community classes, online community peer space, and projects that focus on building personal and community resilience. Stephanie is a WRAP Co-Facilitator and a member of the public advisory group on Mental Health and Addictions. She serves on numerous boards and committees dedicated to empowering social justice, along with safer inclusive spaces for people in her local and digital community.
Certificates of Participation for 60 Minute Webinar Available

Click Here to Register

Registration is FREE – but you must register to attend!

This flyer was developed [in part] under grant number 1H79SM082653-01 from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The views, policies, and opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of SAMHSA or HHS.=–

DTWB – Doors to Wellbeing – Supported Employment and Supported Education: Peer perspectives, engagement, and learning from the field – Tuesdays @ Online via Zoom
Jan 25 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

 

 Begins: Tuesday, August 31, 11:00 am PT
Supported Employment and Supported Education: Peer perspectives, engagement, and learning from the field
Presented by Mary Blake
How are peer support services and peer experiences used to help individuals with mental health, challenges become employed and retain their jobs? What supports and opportunities exist for people with psychiatric disabilities to enhance their education or build a career, whether through GED, college, or developing vocational or trade skills? Join this webinar to hear about evidence-based practices, peer support services, learnings from the field, and personal stories that illustrate the multiple ways peer support specialists and peers can provide valuable support to assist those with psychiatric disabilities find meaningful work, engage in education and build upon their recovery journeys.
 
Learning Objectives
  • List at least 3 evidence-based practices and strategies to support people in their employment goals
  • Discuss evidence-based practices and strategies to support people in their education goals
  • Identify barriers to employment and education, and discuss ways peer specialists can help to overcome them
  • Understand different paths to employment and education through lived experience perspectives
Registration is FREE — but you must register to attend!
Meet the Presenter
Mary Blake (she/her)
Program Lead for Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic Expansion (CCBHC-E), Supported Employment (SE), National Center of Excellence for Integrated Health Solutions (CIHS), and National Consumer/Consumer Supporter TA Centers (NTACS)
Public Health Advisor
Center for Mental Health Services
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Over the last 14 years, Mary has served as a Government Program Officer in SAMHSA’s Center for Mental Health Services, where she has served as a subject-matter expert, overseen contracts, and managed and coordinated numerous grant portfolios. Among her areas of expertise are peer services, recovery-driven care, supported employment, and integration of peer in systems and services program and policy development. She has served as the Program lead for SAMHSA’s Supported Employment grant the program, the Statewide Consumer Network Grant Program, and the National Consumer and Consumer Supporter Technical Assistance Centers, to name a few. Before joining SAMHSA, Mary was a co-founder and President for Consumer Action Network, and consumer-operated not-for-profit in the District of Columbia. During her tenure there, CAN received the Timothy Coakley Leadership Award from the American College of Mental Health Administrators in 2006 and 2007 for its work, spearheaded by Mary, to promote entrepreneurship and employment of persons with mental illness. At SAMHSA, Mary received the US Department of Health and Human Services 2008 Hubert H. Humphrey Award for Service to America from the Secretary for her work to raise awareness of and implement trauma-informed care within the federal government and across the country. Mary is a firm believer in and educator on the possibility and reality (based on the evidence) of recovery for those who have experienced mental health challenges, including serious mental illnesses.
**Additional seats are available! Live session includes closed captions.
Feb
22
Tue
DTWB – Doors to Wellbeing – Post Specialist Webinar Series: Post-Traumatic Growth and Resilience: Practices for Peer Groups – Tuesdays @ Online Regester for Details
Feb 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Sponsor Image

Peer Specialist Webinar Series
Tuesday, July 27

2:00pm ET/1:00pm CT/12:00pm MT/11:00am PT

 

Post-Traumatic Growth and Resilience:

Practices for Peer Groups

Click Here to Register

**Additional seats are available! Live session includes closed captions.

Presented by Anisa Mustafa and Stephanie-Lynn Osberg

Description: Join us for a webinar where you can learn what post-traumatic growth and resilience are and how resilience and post-traumatic growth impact interactions in a group environment. The session will support participants in developing skills and identifying tools that foster post-traumatic growth in group environments.

Learning Objectives:

Define what post-traumatic growth and resilience are.
List five signs of post-traumatic growth.
Name at least three tools that support post-traumatic growth within peer groups.

Meet the Presenters

Anisa Mustafa

Presenter

 

 

 

 

 

Anisa Mustafa is a Certified Peer Recovery Specialist and Certified Personal Medicine Coach living in Northern Virginia with her four cats. She is currently the Special Projects Coordinator for Recovery Program Solutions of Virginia, a peer-led organization overseeing the organization’s virtual programming, including their warmline. Anisa also sits on the Board of One New Heartbeat, an organization committed to bridging the disparities in communities by offering free wellness initiatives and workshops.

Stephanie-Lynn Osber

Presenter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stephanie-Lynn Osberg has spent the last four years working with community partners to create programs including free yoga community classes, online community peer space, and projects that focus on building personal and community resilience. Stephanie is a WRAP Co-Facilitator and a member of the public advisory group on Mental Health and Addictions. She serves on numerous boards and committees dedicated to empowering social justice, along with safer inclusive spaces for people in her local and digital community.
Certificates of Participation for 60 Minute Webinar Available

Click Here to Register

Registration is FREE – but you must register to attend!

This flyer was developed [in part] under grant number 1H79SM082653-01 from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The views, policies, and opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of SAMHSA or HHS.=–

DTWB – Doors to Wellbeing – Supported Employment and Supported Education: Peer perspectives, engagement, and learning from the field – Tuesdays @ Online via Zoom
Feb 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

 

 Begins: Tuesday, August 31, 11:00 am PT
Supported Employment and Supported Education: Peer perspectives, engagement, and learning from the field
Presented by Mary Blake
How are peer support services and peer experiences used to help individuals with mental health, challenges become employed and retain their jobs? What supports and opportunities exist for people with psychiatric disabilities to enhance their education or build a career, whether through GED, college, or developing vocational or trade skills? Join this webinar to hear about evidence-based practices, peer support services, learnings from the field, and personal stories that illustrate the multiple ways peer support specialists and peers can provide valuable support to assist those with psychiatric disabilities find meaningful work, engage in education and build upon their recovery journeys.
 
Learning Objectives
  • List at least 3 evidence-based practices and strategies to support people in their employment goals
  • Discuss evidence-based practices and strategies to support people in their education goals
  • Identify barriers to employment and education, and discuss ways peer specialists can help to overcome them
  • Understand different paths to employment and education through lived experience perspectives
Registration is FREE — but you must register to attend!
Meet the Presenter
Mary Blake (she/her)
Program Lead for Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic Expansion (CCBHC-E), Supported Employment (SE), National Center of Excellence for Integrated Health Solutions (CIHS), and National Consumer/Consumer Supporter TA Centers (NTACS)
Public Health Advisor
Center for Mental Health Services
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Over the last 14 years, Mary has served as a Government Program Officer in SAMHSA’s Center for Mental Health Services, where she has served as a subject-matter expert, overseen contracts, and managed and coordinated numerous grant portfolios. Among her areas of expertise are peer services, recovery-driven care, supported employment, and integration of peer in systems and services program and policy development. She has served as the Program lead for SAMHSA’s Supported Employment grant the program, the Statewide Consumer Network Grant Program, and the National Consumer and Consumer Supporter Technical Assistance Centers, to name a few. Before joining SAMHSA, Mary was a co-founder and President for Consumer Action Network, and consumer-operated not-for-profit in the District of Columbia. During her tenure there, CAN received the Timothy Coakley Leadership Award from the American College of Mental Health Administrators in 2006 and 2007 for its work, spearheaded by Mary, to promote entrepreneurship and employment of persons with mental illness. At SAMHSA, Mary received the US Department of Health and Human Services 2008 Hubert H. Humphrey Award for Service to America from the Secretary for her work to raise awareness of and implement trauma-informed care within the federal government and across the country. Mary is a firm believer in and educator on the possibility and reality (based on the evidence) of recovery for those who have experienced mental health challenges, including serious mental illnesses.
**Additional seats are available! Live session includes closed captions.