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Community Training Catalog

Active Listening/De-escalation

If you have ever been in a high stress situation where you did not know what to say or how to help, this is the training for you. Active Listening/De-escalation focuses on active listening skills, empathy and habits to keep yourself and other people safe.

Community Resiliency Model® (CRM)

The Community Resilience Model® (CRM) teaches participants about the impact of trauma and chronic stress on the nervous system, behavior and long-term health. Participants learn how to reset the nervous system with easy to learn, concrete coping skills. One of the goals of CRM® is to create trauma-informed and resilient communities.

Crisis Intervention Team (CIT)

Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Training is a 40-hour, pre-booking jail diversion program that teaches law enforcement and first responders skills needed to manage mental/behavioral health crises without incarceration. This training is offered in all Partners counties.

The training fosters a better understanding of mental illness, reduces stigma and raises awareness of the need for further involvement with the criminal justice system. The premise behind CIT is to divert individuals with behavioral health needs to a treatment facility where they can receive help while maintaining public safety.

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Darkness to Light

The Darkness to Light training provides education about child sexual abuse and the steps you can take to prevent, recognize and react responsibly to child sexual abuse; participants learn proactive steps to protect children from this significant risk.

Domestic Violence: How to Help

Many of us are still home more than usual and the risk for domestic violence is high. Learn how to spot the warning signs of domestic violence and how to help someone in a violent situation.

Eating Behaviors Impacting Mental Health

Join us for an insightful training on the intricate relationship between eating behaviors and mental health. This interactive training will explore how our dietary choices and habits can profoundly influence our mental well-being, emphasizing the crucial connection between nutrition and mental health.

Human Trafficking: Keeping Our Children Safe

Many children may be spending more time online than usual. Learn about trafficking around the world and some ideas about how to keep our children safe. This training addresses sexting briefly.

Introduction to Child and Family Team (CFT)

Child and Family Teams support the active involvement of all who impact a child’s life during treatment. A team comes together to create, implement and update a behavioral health treatment plan with the child, youth and family that builds on their collective strengths and addresses needs, desires and goals.

Introduction to Child and Family Teams: A Cross-System Training from the Family’s Perspective is a two-day training designed to provide an overview of the family’s perspective of a CFT meeting. The training seeks to reinforce the idea of “one family, one plan” by addressing CFT through the lens of multiple systems as they affect families in their everyday lives. Offered virtually and in-person.

Introduction to Trauma and Resilience

Most of us have experienced trauma at some time. This can have a lasting effect on our learning, behavior and health. Learn about trauma and how to address the effects as well as how to develop resilience.

Maternal Mental Health

This training delves into the nuances of maternal mental health, perinatal mood disorders and practical tools for support. Explore the essential intersection of mental health, pregnancy/postpartum care and social determinates of health while gaining insights that contribute to creating a nurturing environment for mothers.

Mental Health 101

In this two-hour training, learn about some of the more common behavioral health disorders and substance use disorders. The class includes information about treatment and what to do in a crisis.

Mental Health First Aid

The Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training teaches you how to give initial aid to someone who may be developing a mental health or substance use problem or experiencing a crisis. The eight-hour course teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to the signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. MHFA also teaches the common risk factors and warning signs of specific types of illnesses, like anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, eating disorders and schizophrenia. The training is free, the materials for the training can cost $18.95/person (in-person) or $23.95/person (virtually). Offered upon request in Adult, Youth or Higher Education. Offered virtually or in-person.

Non-Suicidal Self-Injury

Learn about Non-Suicidal Self-Injury, what causes people to injure themselves, warning indicators and what we can do when we encounter someone who self-injures.

Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) Suicide Prevention

This evidence-based training teaches the skills to recognize signs of suicide and intervene in a suicide crisis. “Ask a question, save a life.”

Risk and Resiliency: Buffering Toxic Stress

This training includes six modules; each module provides information about how early childhood stress and trauma can result in negative outcomes in areas of learning, behavior and health throughout the lifespan. The definition of early childhood mental health as promoting healthy social emotional development through nurturing young minds from birth throughout early childhood is the core principle of this training.

Stress Management

We’re all stressed! Many of us are balancing jobs, school, family, finances and more. Let’s get together and talk about ways we can manage our stress and have a little fun.

Teen Dating Violence

One in three teens experience violence in dating relationships. Teen Dating Violence (TDV) is associated with an increase in suicidal thoughts. This training provides information on the prevalence and dynamics of TDV, resources for young people in relationships and ideas for prevention.

Trauma Informed Care

Look at how our behavior affects others with trauma history. What are some simple changes we can make using what we know about trauma? Modified version available specific to childcare settings.

Understanding Grief

Are you experiencing grief or do you know someone who is grieving? In this training, you will learn about the various causes, phases and other information related to the grieving process.


For more information or interest in scheduling a training, please contact: cetraining@partnersbhm.org.

Updated: January 6, 2024