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Creating Calm: Effective Engagement with People Who Are Distressed (April 2024)

Many of the people we interact with are actively experiencing high levels of distress. This may be due to health conditions, poverty, family challenges, or other life stressors. The Creating Calm training series will focus on attendeesā€™ experiences and provide concrete tools for engaging with clients in distress.

 

TRAINING SCHEDULE:

  • April 3, 10 and 24 from 9am to 10am Central/10am to 11am Eastern

Please note that we are skipping the week of April 17.

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Participants will:

  • Develop greater empathy and understanding related to distress
  • Gain insight into their own reactions to distressed people
  • Gain knowledge about the roots of particular kinds of distress
  • Learn tools for responding to distress that will improve engagement
  • Clarify risk and safety boundaries

 

CERTIFICATES

Registrants who fully attend this event or training will receive a certificate of attendance via email within two weeks after the event or training.

 

TRAINER

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Mat Roosa, LCSW-R

Mat Roosa was a founding member of NIATx and has been a NIATx coach for a wide range of projects. He works as a consultant in the areas of quality improvement, organizational development, and evidence-based practices implementation. His experience includes direct clinical practice in mental health and substance use services, teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and human service agency administration.

 


 

The Great Lakes A/MH/PTTC is offering this training for individuals working in HHS Region 5: IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, WI. This training is being provided in response to a need identified by Region 5 stakeholders.

Starts: Apr. 3, 2024 9:00 am
Ends: Apr. 24, 2024 10:00 am
Timezone:
US/Central
Registration Deadline
April 3, 2024
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