Better Together virtual training

Better Together virtual training

Better Together: How Faith Communities, Mental Health Providers and Government Can Collaborate to Promote Wellness

This eight-week virtual training will educate participants about various evidence-based recovery oriented techniques for enhancing collaboration amongst faith-based leaders, congregants, and behavioral health professionals. The overall goal is for them to improve their skills and knowledge in developing community-based partnerships that will connect with and support individuals living with mental illness.

All sessions are 60 minutes and will take place from 12:00-1:00pm ET on Wednesdays beginning April 13, 2022.

Learning Objectives:
These sessions will offer opportunities for participants to:

Summarize the importance of collaborations between behavioral health professionals, faith-based leaders and congregants
Develop cross-sector sustainability plans and formalize pathways to promote collaboration
Describe the role mental health professionals have in educating members of faith communities about behavioral health issues
Describe the role faith-based communities have in educating mental health professionals about the intersection of spirituality and behavioral health


Why Together: Understand the Benefits of Community Collaboration
Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Cast your Vision: Be the Champion; Inspire, Motivate and Activate
Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Mobilizing the Vision: Taking the Leap into Community Collaboration
Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Being the Backbone: The Art of Leading a Collaborative Cohort
Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Finding Your Lane: What Each Partner has to Say and Offer the Community
Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Navigating New Waters: How to Stay on Course
Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Building the Ship to Stay Afloat: How to Sustain a Collaborative Effort
Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Lather, Rinse, Repeat: Staying Persistent is How to Replicate Collaborative Cohorts
Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Registration limited to 30 participants who reside in Region 3
(Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington, DC and West Virginia)

Registration Deadline: April 7, 2022





Apr 13 2022


12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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