ACEs Signs and Symptoms Tier 2 introduces the signs and symptoms of ACEs. Learners will gain knowledge on how traumatic experiences impact a person and how to recognize the longer term implications to include health concerns, substance use, mental health instability, and much more.
Overcoming Compassion Fatigue Tier 2 focuses on exploring effective strategies to overcome compassion fatigue experienced by human services professionals. Learners will gain a deep understanding of compassion fatigue, and emphasize the importance of self-care, setting boundaries, and fostering resilience as key elements in overcoming compassion fatigue.
Crisis NOW National Guidelines and Alignment with the Crisis NOW model Tier 2 provides a comprehensive overview of the national guidelines for behavioral health crisis services and their alignment with the Crisis Now model. Learners will gain an in-depth understanding of the key principles and best practices outlined in the national guidelines for delivering effective crisis services.
Cultural Considerations and Impact Tier 2 includes the assessment of how culture plays a role in prevention. Awareness of cultural implications and how language, concerns, beliefs, needs all impact how a person accesses care. Understanding culture factors will help a learner communicate information that is accessbile by all.
Self-Care Behavior and Implementation While knowledge about self-care is essential, it is not enough to create lasting change. Tier 2 discusses methods for the implementation and sustainability of self-care behaviors and learners are encouraged to identify these as keys to promoting long-term health and wellbeing.
Suicide Safety and Prevention Tier 2 focuses on suicide safety and prevention, providing learners with essential training opportunities to become effective helpers and advocates. Learners will explore Living Works programs, including safeTALK, an entry-level alert helper training, and ASIST, an advanced training designed for mental health professionals.
Trauma-Informed Responses Tier 2 focuses on understanding the impact of trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Learners discuss common behavioral health responses to trauma, explore the connection between trauma and addiction, and review insights from Dr. Gabor Maté regarding addiction.