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Audio-Visual Recording Channel

Welcome to the CAMHPRO Audio-Visual Recording Channel

This page will give you the GoToStage link to all webinars put together by CAMHPRO monthly and quarterly series. To access the recordings, you will need to sign in with an email or another social media account. Just follow the simple instructions and you’ll have access to the recordings. These recordings are about an hour in length and some are nearly 2 hours, filled with layers of advocacy work throughout California.

Below is a simple list of  what you can find, but there’s much much more. Enjoy! 

Monthly Peer Webinars Rotation 2nd Thurs. noon (register here)

Quarterly Grow & Sustain Series 

Peer Action League Quarterly Webinars (visit our PAL page)

The ABCs of Advocacy Web Series (visit our ABCs page)

Supporting Client Culture

CAMHPRO Audio-Visual Recording Channel

JOB POSITION AVAILABLE: Cultural Health Equity Coordinator

CAMHPRO is hiring for the following position: Cultural Health Equity Coordinator
Join our team of passionate, fun peers!

POSITION STATUS: Independent Contractor

REPORTS TO: Training Director and Executive Director

COMPENSATION: $20/hour; no benefits

HOURS: 5 hours/week

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The Cultural Health Equity Coordinator is primarily responsible for managing activities of CAMHPRO’s Peer Action League (PAL) Cultural Health Equity Committee, as well as assisting with outreach and engagement of diverse peers in PAL and State stakeholder meaningful advisory and decision-making policy activities to ensure a genuine reflection of the State’s demographic composition is achieved.
Please email resume and short cover email to Karin Lettau, klettau7@gmail.com

Don’t miss our NEW state advocacy webinar series, next 11/26

The Peer Action League – PAL State Advocacy 1-2-3 is a NEW series of three webinars on the basics and details of how consumer peers and others can liaison at the State level in a meaningful and consequential manner for a peer-driven transformation of the California behavioral health system. These three webinars are interactive through polling, questions and answers, and prompt you to take the next steps.

Learning objectives for Webinar #1 completed on 10/29
  • Define the role of peers or PAL Liaisons to key State advisory/decision-making bodies
  • Apply peer values and principles to public policy positions
  • Recognize two ways that stigma/discrimination impact consumers
  • Describe two elements of client culture in a context of a civil rights movement and services that are culturally competent



NEW STATE ADVOCACY WEBINAR SERIES REGISTER 11/26
Webinar #2 will be November 26, 12:00-1:30 PM
Learning objectives for Webinar #2
  • Outline the CA legislative body structure and how a bill becomes law.
  • Distinguish the main functions of two key state policy decision-making/advisory bodies.
  • List three social determinants to poor behavioral health.
  • Define the 3 parts of composing public comment.
Audience: PALMs, California stakeholders of public behavioral health policy and services: primarily consumers peers, however everyone can benefit and is welcome!



NEW STATE ADVOCACY WEBINAR SERIES
Webinar #3 will be January 29 2020, 12:00-1:30 PM
Content for Webinar #3
  • State Funding Basics
  • Key State Body Membership & Tips
  • Member Responsibilities
  • Mini-Conduit Reports
  • What ELSE do we need to DO & EXPLORE to be effective Peer Advocates
Audience: PALMs, California stakeholders of public behavioral health policy and services: primarily consumers peers, however everyone can benefit and is welcome!
Stay tuned for Learning Objectives and Link to registration for this third Webinar!

Join us Thurs. 11/14, at Noon for our Peer Model Webinar: Evidence-Based ACT

Peer Model Spotlight Webinar

November 14, 2019 from 12 – 1PM

Evidence-Based Practice Model
Assertive Community Treatment (ACT)

Learning Objectives:
1. Define an Evidence-Based Practice (EBP)
2. Describe what an EBP fidelity scale measures
Presenter:
Califia Abwoon, Create Realistic Change, Inc, LA County
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About CAMHPRO’s Monthly Peer Webinars:
CAMHPRO quarterly rotates 3 themes: Spotlight on Model Peer Support Practices, Peer Support 4 Peer Supporters (PS4PS), & Updates on CA Peer Specialist Standardization with Guest Co-Presenters.
You only need to register once for this monthly webinar with your correct email. If you have already registered you will receive a reminder email each month with your unique link to join.

CAMHPRO Quarterly Survey

These activities are funded by the U. S. Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Statewide Consumer Network grant.
A crucial requirement of this grant is to track participant and group outcomes resulting from CAMHPRO activities. At the end of each quarter CAMHPRO respectfully requests that you complete a survey for us to gather the required information needed for this grant.
The results are completely anonymous. The accuracy of these outcomes is dependent on your answers four times each year. However this is voluntary and if you choose not to provide this information we are still happy to provide you with our services.
We are extremely grateful for your cooperation!

TAKE OUR SURVEY

Take the CAMHPRO survey

The CAMHPRO activities are funded by the U. S. Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Statewide Consumer Network grant.
A crucial requirement of this grant is to track participant and group outcomes resulting from CAMHPRO activities. At the end of each quarter CAMHPRO respectfully requests that you complete a survey for us to gather the required information needed for this grant.
The results are completely anonymous. The accuracy of these outcomes is dependent on your answers four times each year. However this is voluntary and if you choose not to provide this information we are still happy to provide you with our services.
We are extremely grateful for your cooperation!

CLICK HERE FOR A QUICK SURVEY

NEW! STATE ADVOCACY WEBINAR SERIES

DON’T MISS OUR NEW STATE ADVOCACY WEBINAR SERIES!

Series on PAL State Advocacy 1-2-3

Webinar #1 will be October 29, 12:00-1:30 PM

The Peer Action League – PAL State Advocacy 1-2-3 is a NEW series of three webinars on the basics and details of how consumer peers and others can liaison at the State level in a meaningful and consequential manner for a peer-driven transformation of the California behavioral health system. These three webinars are interactive through polling, questions and answers, and prompt you to take the next steps.
Learning objectives for Webinar #1
  • Define the role of peers or PAL Liaisons to key State advisory/decision-making bodies
  • Apply peer values and principles to public policy positions
  • Recognize two ways that stigma/discrimination impact consumers
  • Describe two elements of client culture in a context of a civil rights movement and services that are culturally competent
Audience: PALMs, California stakeholders of public behavioral health policy and services: primarily consumers peers, however everyone can benefit and is welcome!

REGISTER webinar 1




NEW STATE ADVOCACY WEBINAR SERIES

Series PAL State Advocacy 1-2-3

Webinar #2 will be November 26, 12:00-1:30 PM

Learning objectives for Webinar #2
  • Outline the CA legislative body structure and how a bill becomes law.
  • Distinguish the main functions of two key state policy decision-making/advisory bodies.
  • List three social determinants to poor behavioral health.
  • Define the 3 parts of composing public comment.
Audience: PALMs, California stakeholders of public behavioral health policy and services: primarily consumers peers, however everyone can benefit and is welcome!

REGISTER webinar 2




NEW STATE ADVOCACY WEBINAR SERIES

Series PAL State Advocacy 1-2-3

Webinar #3 will be January 29 2020, 12:00-1:30 PM

Content for Webinar #3
  • State Funding Basics
  • Key State Body Membership & Tips
  • Member Responsibilities
  • Mini-Conduit Reports
  • What ELSE do we need to DO & EXPLORE to be effective Peer Advocates
Audience: PALMs, California stakeholders of public behavioral health policy and services: primarily consumers peers, however everyone can benefit and is welcome!
Stay tuned for Learning Objectives and Link to registration for this third Webinar!