This free virtual training is sponsered by Snohomish County.
• Understand how COVID-19 and its impact on employment, housing, food security, quarantines, masks, and other restrictions are impacting the psychological health of people in the community.
• Begin to consider how people in the community are differentially impacted by this public health crisis.
• Hone your listening skills by developing a thoughtful, genuine, and empathic approach.
• Learn practical skills that begin with attending to clues and then progress to providing help.
• Develop an awareness of some of the resources and supports that are available in the community.
About the presenter:
Becky Olson-Hernandez, Chief Quality Officer for Compass Health, is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Mental Health Professional, and Children’s Mental Health Specialist who has worked in the field in a variety of community-based and inpatient settings. In her current role, she oversees quality development, training, medical records, and information technology. During her tenure, Becky has been involved with Compass’s Healthcare Integration initiatives, has provided operational support to the Behavioral Health Northwest, and has spearheaded several projects related to safety in the workplace.
Who should take this training:
This class is for the helpers, individuals who work or volunteer with those impacted by the current pandemic, for example public health personnel, public health educators, emergency responders, disaster workers, and others with little or no formal mental health training.
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As the class begins promptly, please arrive ten minutes early.
To receive a certificate of completion, you must not be more than 15 minutes late, stay to the end of class, and return all relevant, completed paperwork (tests, attestations, and evaluations, etc.).
After registration is received, an Outlook Invitation with details and the exact link will be sent. Accept the invitation and we will know you are coming. Please contact the Training Department at least ten days prior to the training if you require special accommodations.
Cancellations must be emailed and received no later than seven days prior to the event.