StarkMHAR Trainings

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Working in partnership with clients, families, healthcare, and behavioral health providers, local county systems such as education, criminal justice, law enforcement, health and human services, elected officials, businesses, faith-based organizations, and community members, StarkMHAR strives to offer a full curriculum of educational events to inspire innovation and to ensure accountability and effectiveness in our local system of client care.

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For training questions, please contact the Training Coordinator or 330-455-6644

New Trainings Are Coming!

As the end of the current fiscal year approaches, we have been working diligently to plan a robust assortment of new trainings.

Thank you for YOUR input from the training evaluations and provider surveys which helps us ensure we are meeting the needs of our local system of client care.

Updates will be made to our website and Training Newsletter as they are scheduled.

June 2024

Recovery Management

June 11 | 9:00 am – 12:15 pm @ StarkMHAR | CEU Applicable

Recovery Management (RM) is a philosophical framework for organizing addiction treatment services to provide pre-recovery identification and engagement, recovery initiation and stabilization, long-term recovery maintenance, and quality of life enhancement for individuals and families affected by severe substance use disorders. Recovery Oriented Systems of Care, such as the RM model developed by William White, have begun to shape the future of addictions treatment programming. Acute Care (AC) models of treatment are not the best frameworks treating severe and persistent opiate and other substance abuse problems. This workshop will explore the core principles of the Recovery Management model and will look to advance the discussion about how treatment services can be made more relevant and effective for individuals with severe and persistent opiate and other substance abuse treatment needs.

Advanced CIT: Juvenile Behavioral Health

June 14 | 8:30 am – 12:30 pm @ Stark State College | CEUs Not Applicable

You are not required to be CIT trained to attend.

This training is exclusively for First Responders working in Stark County – Law Enforcement, Fire Department, EMTs, and Dispatchers. The Spring 2024 Advanced Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Training will focus on behavioral health with juveniles and how diagnoses might present differently compared to adults. 

QPR – Question.Persuade.Refer.

June 17 | 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm @ StarkMHAR | CEUs Not Applicable

QPR (Question. Persuade. Refer.) is an evidence-based training that teaches three simple steps anyone can learn to help prevent suicide. Just like CPR, QPR is an emergency response to someone in crisis and can save lives.  QPR is the most widely taught Gatekeeper training in the world.

Population Focus Learning Series – Reentry Realities: Empowering Reentry Journeys

June 18 | 10:00 am – 12:30 pm @ First Christian Church | CEUs Not Applicable

This training is designed to provide awareness to combat the stigma, misinformation, and isolation or “othering” of justice-impacted people and families. Stigma, biases, and misinformation leads to the segregation and ostracizing of justice-involved people, leading to cultural narratives that create more barriers. Participants will get a general overview on the importance community support plays in helping justice-involved people and the impact of reentry locally…

Navigating the Stream: The Importance of Addressing Social Determinants of Health

June 20 | 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm @ Virtual via Zoom | CEUs Not Applicable

Environmental conditions impact our daily lives and impact our health outcomes. The quality of our lives is related to the top 5 social determinants of health domains: economic stability, education access and quality, healthcare access and quality, neighborhood and built environment, and social and community context. This training will help providers understand how the social determinants of health effect people who have a mental health and/or substance use disorder diagnosis and how providers can help buffer or eliminate any negative impact. Addressing social determinants of health concerns leads to better person-centered care and better physical health and behavioral health outcomes.

The Costs & Gifts of Caring: Moving from Compassion Fatigue to Compassion Resilience

June 28 | 9:00 am – 4:00 pm @ Stark State College | CEU Applicable

This training will explore how to promote healing and hope in those we serve, our staff, each other, and ourselves.  Develop skills for coaching to help us walk with and empower those we support instead of rescuing them.  Explore the origins of the differences between, and ways to, address vicarious trauma, secondary trauma, and burnout in our staff and ourselves.  As well as its impact on the agency and what can be done about it.  We will look at what research tells us, what our work experiences have shown us and develop a plan to assist us, our staff and those we serve in negotiating this work that is as challenging as it is needed.

July 2024

QPR – Question.Persuade.Refer.

July 15 | 9:00 am – 10:30 am @ Massillon City Health Department | CEUs Not Applicable

QPR (Question. Persuade. Refer.) is an evidence-based training that teaches three simple steps anyone can learn to help prevent suicide. Just like CPR, QPR is an emergency response to someone in crisis and can save lives.  QPR is the most widely taught Gatekeeper training in the world.

September 2024

QPR – Question.Persuade.Refer.

September 17 | 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm @ Stark County Educational Service Center – Room T106 | CEUs Not Applicable

QPR (Question. Persuade. Refer.) is an evidence-based training that teaches three simple steps anyone can learn to help prevent suicide. Just like CPR, QPR is an emergency response to someone in crisis and can save lives.  QPR is the most widely taught Gatekeeper training in the world.

Adult Peer Recovery Supporter Training

 September 23 – October 4 (Monday – Friday) | 9:00 am – 1:30 pm @ VIRTUAL | CEUs Not Applicable

The Adult Peer Recovery Support training is for individuals who are personally in recovery from a mental health and/or substance use issue and are interested in becoming a Certified Adult Peer Supporter.  Peer Services are a process of giving and receiving support and education from individuals with shared life experiences.  Peer Services are provided by individuals in recovery from mental illness and/or addiction who use their lived experience as a tool to assist others by sharing their personal journeys and knowledge.  Individuals engaged in peer services play a vital role in laying the foundation for sustained recovery.  They encourage, inspire and empower others to set recovery goals and achieve them.