Wed, Feb 01|
A Discussion on Mental Health Awareness - LIVE WEBINAR
Are you a housing professional or resident service coordinator who wants to learn more about behavioral health disorders, youth mental health, generational trauma, and hoarding? Then join us for an in depth panel discussion about the various effects of mental health conditions.
Time & Location
Feb 01, 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM EST
About the event
A Discussion on Mental Health Awareness
Are you a housing professional or resident service coordinator who wants to learn more about behavioral health disorders, youth mental health, generational trauma, and hoarding? Then join us on Wednesday, February 1, 2023 for an in depth panel discussion about various effects of mental health conditions. Read more about our panelists below!
Meet Our Panelists
Julia Boice is a Training Specialist for Humanim, Inc. who has a background working with several organizations in the Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities fields. She has experience working with juveniles and adults in the Maryland area, and has served in roles ranging from direct care to supervisory and management. During her portion of the panel, Julia will speak about the adult population living with behavioral health disorders and developmental disabilities.
Dr. Gayle Crump Swaby, is an Associate Professor and Director of the Clinical Mental Health Program at Springfield College, School of Social Work, Department of Counseling. Her presentation will cover youth mental health and the impact of historical and generational trauma and its relationship to mental health issues facing BIPOC populations.
Jesse Edsell-Vetter is the Director of Resident Services for Homeowner's Rehab Inc. and offers private consulting for community organizations seeking to build community-based hoarding intervention models. This presentation will provide effective, evidence-based hoarding intervention information and discuss how hoarding is an often misunderstood aspect of housing stabilization and mental health work.
Dr. Cynthia Whitaker is President and CEO for Greater Nashua Mental Health. She is also a licensed Psychologist and a Master Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor, and her expertise lies in substance abuse and the full lifespan. and she will be the moderator for this panel. Dr. Whitaker will serve as the panel’s moderator.
Session Times: 11:30am-2:30pm EST
This is a 3 hour training session, with a break at the midway point.
Level: All Levels
Track: All Tracks
Format: Interactive, Q&A
HUD Categories: Mental Health Issues (Required Training Area), Identifying and Assessing Capabilities and Needs (Additional Recommended Training Area), Cultural Competency (Additional Recommended Training Area), Hoarding (Additional Recommended Training Area), Dealing with Cognitive Disabilities (Additional Recommended Training Area)
$50 fee, $5 off for members
3 CEUs, NASW-MA CEUs Available
Certificates will be issued following completion of the feedback form/session test which will be sent to you following the webinar via email. Note - this is a NERSC CEU. We have applied for MA-NASW CEUs. Payment, Cancellation & Refunds: All webinars require payment via credit card at the time of registration. You will receive a confirmation and receipt. If needed, then you can provide these to your organization for reimbursement. Attendees can cancel up until 2 days prior to the start of the webinar for a $50 refund. The $5 cancellation fee is to cover event and credit card processing fees.
NERSC Webinars supported by CHFA, VHFA, Maine Housing, MassHousing, RIHousing and New Hampshire Housing.