Webinar, Mental Health for the Public Health Professional

Webinar, Mental Health for the Public Health Professional

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About this Training:

May 28, 2024: 10am

Co-sponsored event by the Southeast Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (MHTTC) and the Region IV Public Health Training Center (PHTC): For many public health professionals, the importance of understanding the foundational principles of mental health and acquiring skills to better support ourselves, our staff, and the communities is a pressing need. Through this interactive 2-hour Mental Health for the Public Health Professional training, participants will gain an understanding of the foundations of public mental health, identify mental health challenges from multiple public health perspectives, develop a process to strengthen personal as well as organizational mental wellness, and implement personal and organizational mental health strategies that can be helpful while in the office or out in the field.

Please note: **This interactive 2-hour training includes breakout rooms and group discussions. Participation during breakout rooms and/or group discussions is expected. *Space is limited for this training session. *Please email info [at] southeastmhttc [dot] org with questions or request for additional information.

Learning Objectives:

1) Describe principles of public mental health, including mental health, mental illness, prevention of mental illness, and promotion of mental health

2) Explain mental health issues from a public health perspective

3) Describe strategies for mental health self-care and burnout reduction in both individuals and organizations

4) Develop an individualized self-care plan to support personal mental health and model organizational wellness Identify mental health resources, strategies, and supports for public health professionals and the communities they serve

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