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    • 3 May 2021
    • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • Virtual Zoom Meeting
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    MENTAL HEALTH ADVANCE DIRECTIVE TRAINING

    PRESENTED BY: PENNSYLVANIA MENTAL HEALTH CONSUMERS’ ASSOCIATION (PMHCA)

     

    May 3, 2021

    1 pm - 4 pm

     

    PARTICIPANTS WILL LEARN:

     

    • WHAT IS A MENTAL HELATH ADVANCE DIRECTIVE?
    • WHAT IS A DECLARATION?
    • WHAT MAKES A MENTAL HEALTH ADVANCE DIRECTIVE VALID?
    • WHO SHOULD I GIVE MY MH ADVANCE DIRECTIVE TO?
    • DO HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS HAVE TO FOLLOW MY INSTRUCTIONS?
    • HOW DOES A MENTAL HEALTH ADVANCE DIRECTIVE AFFECT INVOLUNTARY COMMITMENTS?


    There is no cost for this training. Certificates reflecting (3) hours of training will be provided via email.  Electronic training materials will be provided with the Zoom link the day before the training.


    PLEASE NOTE: Zoom video capability is needed to attend this training. 

    For any questions or concerns, please contact us at pmhca@pmhca.org.

    • 17 May 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 19 May 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 3 sessions
    • Zoom Room
    • 19
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    Peer Support within the Criminal Justice System-3-day Sequential Intercept Model Training

    “Forensic Peer Specialists embody the potential for recovery for people who confront the dual stigmas associated with serious mental illness and criminal justice involvement” (Davidson and Rowe, 2008)

    Description:

    This 18-hour continuing education opportunity is designed to enhance the capacity of Certified Peer and Recovery Specialists tofulfill a serious gap in supportive services forjustice involved individuals. Grounded in the philosophy of peer support services, this training uses a mutual-learningapproach and dialogue-driven process to develop understanding of the impact of forensic involvement and introduces the Sequential Intercept Modelas a tool to highlight the unique needs of individuals and discover resources necessary to effectively navigate within and beyond the criminal justice system.

    Learning Objectives:

    By the end of this training participants will gain knowledge and skill to:

    Use lived experiences as an example of recovery and resiliency

    Identify and advocate for the needs of individuals in the criminal justice system

    Assist an individual in navigating service systems (mental health, criminal justice,etc.)

    Model self-advocacy such that an individual learns howto advocate for self

    Support the individual's journey toward achieving personal recovery goals

    Resources Needed:

    Laptop or Desktop PC with Webcam and Microphonenote that smart phones may not present a large enough screen to engage in the presented material

    Zoom or other Virtual Meeting platformPMHCA or Organization provided

    Personal Technology (IT) Support for Computer/Software – Facilitators are not responsible forsoftware/equipment difficulties.

    Trauma Informed Host – PMHCA or Organization provided to maintain attendance and monitor participants’ reactions to trauma inducing material

    Existing PMHCA Members Receive a 10% discount on the price of this training.

    Sign Up for a Membership today to get this reduced price!
    • 12 Jul 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 14 Jul 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 3 sessions
    • Zoom Room
    • 25

    Peer Support within the Criminal Justice System-3-day Sequential Intercept Model Training

    “Forensic Peer Specialists embody the potential for recovery for people who confront the dual stigmas associated with serious mental illness and criminal justice involvement” (Davidson and Rowe, 2008)

    Description:

    This 18-hour continuing education opportunity is designed to enhance the capacity of Certified Peer and Recovery Specialists tofulfill a serious gap in supportive services forjustice involved individuals. Grounded in the philosophy of peer support services, this training uses a mutual-learningapproach and dialogue-driven process to develop understanding of the impact of forensic involvement and introduces the Sequential Intercept Modelas a tool to highlight the unique needs of individuals and discover resources necessary to effectively navigate within and beyond the criminal justice system.

    Learning Objectives:

    By the end of this training participants will gain knowledge and skill to:

    Use lived experiences as an example of recovery and resiliency

    Identify and advocate for the needs of individuals in the criminal justice system

    Assist an individual in navigating service systems (mental health, criminal justice,etc.)

    Model self-advocacy such that an individual learns howto advocate for self

    Support the individual's journey toward achieving personal recovery goals

    Resources Needed:

    Laptop or Desktop PC with Webcam and Microphonenote that smart phones may not present a large enough screen to engage in the presented material

    Zoom or other Virtual Meeting platformPMHCA or Organization provided

    Personal Technology (IT) Support for Computer/Software – Facilitators are not responsible forsoftware/equipment difficulties.

    Trauma Informed Host – PMHCA or Organization provided to maintain attendance and monitor participants’ reactions to trauma inducing material

    Existing PMHCA Members Receive a 10% discount on the price of this training.

    Sign Up for a Membership today to get this reduced price!
    • 13 Sep 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 15 Sep 2021
    • (EDT)
    • 3 sessions
    • Zoom Room
    • 25

    Peer Support within the Criminal Justice System-3-day Sequential Intercept Model Training

    “Forensic Peer Specialists embody the potential for recovery for people who confront the dual stigmas associated with serious mental illness and criminal justice involvement” (Davidson and Rowe, 2008)

    Description:

    This 18-hour continuing education opportunity is designed to enhance the capacity of Certified Peer and Recovery Specialists tofulfill a serious gap in supportive services forjustice involved individuals. Grounded in the philosophy of peer support services, this training uses a mutual-learningapproach and dialogue-driven process to develop understanding of the impact of forensic involvement and introduces the Sequential Intercept Modelas a tool to highlight the unique needs of individuals and discover resources necessary to effectively navigate within and beyond the criminal justice system.

    Learning Objectives:

    By the end of this training participants will gain knowledge and skill to:

    Use lived experiences as an example of recovery and resiliency

    Identify and advocate for the needs of individuals in the criminal justice system

    Assist an individual in navigating service systems (mental health, criminal justice,etc.)

    Model self-advocacy such that an individual learns howto advocate for self

    Support the individual's journey toward achieving personal recovery goals

    Resources Needed:

    Laptop or Desktop PC with Webcam and Microphonenote that smart phones may not present a large enough screen to engage in the presented material

    Zoom or other Virtual Meeting platformPMHCA or Organization provided

    Personal Technology (IT) Support for Computer/Software – Facilitators are not responsible forsoftware/equipment difficulties.

    Trauma Informed Host – PMHCA or Organization provided to maintain attendance and monitor participants’ reactions to trauma inducing material

    Existing PMHCA Members Receive a 10% discount on the price of this training.

    Sign Up for a Membership today to get this reduced price!
    • 15 Nov 2021
    • (EST)
    • 17 Nov 2021
    • (EST)
    • 3 sessions
    • Zoom Room
    • 25

    Peer Support within the Criminal Justice System-3-day Sequential Intercept Model Training

    “Forensic Peer Specialists embody the potential for recovery for people who confront the dual stigmas associated with serious mental illness and criminal justice involvement” (Davidson and Rowe, 2008)

    Description:

    This 18-hour continuing education opportunity is designed to enhance the capacity of Certified Peer and Recovery Specialists tofulfill a serious gap in supportive services forjustice involved individuals. Grounded in the philosophy of peer support services, this training uses a mutual-learningapproach and dialogue-driven process to develop understanding of the impact of forensic involvement and introduces the Sequential Intercept Modelas a tool to highlight the unique needs of individuals and discover resources necessary to effectively navigate within and beyond the criminal justice system.

    Learning Objectives:

    By the end of this training participants will gain knowledge and skill to:

    Use lived experiences as an example of recovery and resiliency

    Identify and advocate for the needs of individuals in the criminal justice system

    Assist an individual in navigating service systems (mental health, criminal justice,etc.)

    Model self-advocacy such that an individual learns howto advocate for self

    Support the individual's journey toward achieving personal recovery goals

    Resources Needed:

    Laptop or Desktop PC with Webcam and Microphonenote that smart phones may not present a large enough screen to engage in the presented material

    Zoom or other Virtual Meeting platformPMHCA or Organization provided

    Personal Technology (IT) Support for Computer/Software – Facilitators are not responsible forsoftware/equipment difficulties.

    Trauma Informed Host – PMHCA or Organization provided to maintain attendance and monitor participants’ reactions to trauma inducing material

    Existing PMHCA Members Receive a 10% discount on the price of this training.

    Sign Up for a Membership today to get this reduced price!
    • 6 Dec 2021
    • (EST)
    • 8 Dec 2021
    • (EST)
    • 3 sessions
    • Zoom Room
    • 25

    Peer Support within the Criminal Justice System-3-day Sequential Intercept Model Training

    “Forensic Peer Specialists embody the potential for recovery for people who confront the dual stigmas associated with serious mental illness and criminal justice involvement” (Davidson and Rowe, 2008)

    Description:

    This 18-hour continuing education opportunity is designed to enhance the capacity of Certified Peer and Recovery Specialists tofulfill a serious gap in supportive services forjustice involved individuals. Grounded in the philosophy of peer support services, this training uses a mutual-learningapproach and dialogue-driven process to develop understanding of the impact of forensic involvement and introduces the Sequential Intercept Modelas a tool to highlight the unique needs of individuals and discover resources necessary to effectively navigate within and beyond the criminal justice system.

    Learning Objectives:

    By the end of this training participants will gain knowledge and skill to:

    Use lived experiences as an example of recovery and resiliency

    Identify and advocate for the needs of individuals in the criminal justice system

    Assist an individual in navigating service systems (mental health, criminal justice,etc.)

    Model self-advocacy such that an individual learns howto advocate for self

    Support the individual's journey toward achieving personal recovery goals

    Resources Needed:

    Laptop or Desktop PC with Webcam and Microphonenote that smart phones may not present a large enough screen to engage in the presented material

    Zoom or other Virtual Meeting platformPMHCA or Organization provided

    Personal Technology (IT) Support for Computer/Software – Facilitators are not responsible forsoftware/equipment difficulties.

    Trauma Informed Host – PMHCA or Organization provided to maintain attendance and monitor participants’ reactions to trauma inducing material

    Existing PMHCA Members Receive a 10% discount on the price of this training.

    Sign Up for a Membership today to get this reduced price!

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About the association

PMHCA is a state-wide member organization dedicated to the support of all people who seek aid for recovery from a mental illness at any stage in their journey. PMHCA provides resources, referrals, and support to those receiving services or in recovery from a mental illness. 

2019 Fiscal Year Federal Form 990

2020 Annual Report to the Membership

 

Contacts

PMHCA@pmhca.org
717-564-4930 or 1-800-887-6422
4105 Derry Street, Harrisburg, PA 17111



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