We welcome you to our eLearning course, entitled Foundations of Behavioral Health: Partnering to Serve the Mental Health Needs of Children in Child Welfare. It is presented by the California Institute of Behavioral Health Solutions, funded though a contract with the California Department of Health Care Services. This eLearning module gives an overview of California’s public children’s mental health system.
This E-Learning Module is one in a series of modules developed to ensure the workplace is welcoming and values employees with experience as consumers, parents and family members from diverse ethnic, racial and cultural communities. This e-learning module addresses concepts related to ethnicity, race, and culture in order to ensure a work environment that values ethnic, racial and cultural diversity and the unique contributions of all people. This module also demonstrates how to establish competent approaches for working with individuals and families from diverse backgrounds.
This module provides a brief introduction to consumer and family member driven services in the California public mental health system. The learning includes a brief history of the consumer and family ‘civil rights’ movements, the definition of the Three D’s, mental health recovery and the family partnership model, and the importance of collaboration with the community.
WWT produces eLearning and non-eLearning curricula to train both the mental health workforce and employees with lived experience as consumers and/or family members. The links below provide an ability to view the newly developed WWT E-Learning Component, “Consumers in the Mental Health Workforce”, and covers basic concepts related to consumer employment.
The primary goal of the WWT is to ensure public mental health agencies are prepared to recruit, hire, train, support and retain multicultural clients, family members and parents/caregivers as employees.This E-Learning Module is one in a series of modules developed to ensure the workplace is welcoming and values employees with experience as consumers, parents and family members from diverse ethnic, racial and cultural communities.