The Department of Behavioral Health & Intellectual disAability Services is committed to informing, inspiring and empowering our communities. To that end we offer training and technical assistance to behavioral health service providers, individuals in recovery, family members and the community at large. Please follow the links below to explore the training opportunities that are available.
Behavioral Health Training & Education Network is committed to supporting DBHIDS and other human service systems by planning, coordinating and providing quality learning experiences in Behavioral Health and related topics. Our training audiences include providers and administrators of services, individuals engaged in services, family members and other interested community members
CBH Network Development offers all CBH contracted providers a training series on effective tools for Assessment, Treatment Planning and Clinical Documentation. Network Development also offers Technical Assistance to DBHIDS behavioral health service providers.
Mental Health First Aid is an in-person training that teaches you how to help people developing a mental illness or in a crisis.
Networks for Training and Development, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting inclusive communities through quality training, technical assistance, and demonstration for individuals with disabilities, families, organizations, and neighborhoods. We have worked together to have our website reflect these values.
Practice Guidelines Trainings are offered monthly at BHTEN or can be requested for provider organizations and tailored to the specific audience by contacting email@example.com.
Training Director’s Collaborative is a group of Training Director’s, Managers and Coordinators from Behavioral Health Organizations in Philadelphia who develop curriculum coordinate training and professional development opportunities for behavioral health service staff. We gather to network, share expertise and explore possibilities for collaboration. If you would like to join this group please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Empowering People to Take Control of Their Wellness
The Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP®) is a SAMHSA evidenced based practice self management tool. WRAP has been widely-acclaimed by behavioral health leaders as an effective means to help people reduce the duration and frequency of distressing feelings and troubling behaviors. WRAP® is a highly individualized plan that helps individuals maintain their overall wellness. The combination of specific responses and wellness tools promotes empowerment and enables people to live their best life. WRAP® also includes a plan that informs supporters on how to assist individuals during a crisis.
DBHIDS offers a comprehensive training program to help people develop a personal WRAP® and facilitate WRAP® groups. Seminar I: WRAP® and Mental Health Recovery training provides an orientation to WRAP concepts and gives people an opportunity to develop their own WRAP®. Seminar II: WRAP® Facilitator training provides individuals with techniques on to effectively facilitate WRAP and the opportunity to became a certified WRAP® Facilitator. Both programs are offered throughout the year.
Seminar I: WRAP® and Mental Health Recovery Training
Course Description: This two-day course is for anyone who wants to learn about the WRAP® and begin to incorporate it into their life to improve personal wellness and achieve an improved quality of life. These workshops are designed to be highly interactive and encourage participation and sharing from all present. This workshop also lays a broad foundation for building a peer workforce. This class fulfills the prerequisites for being trained as a WRAP® Facilitator.
Seminar II: WRAP® Facilitation Training
Course Description: This course is five intensive days of workshops that prepares participants to facilitate WRAP® classes and equips them with the skills and materials to facilitate classes in your community and organization. Seminar II WRAP® Facilitation is a follow up or people who have completed Seminar I WRAP Courses. The WRAP® Facilitation course is an experiential learning environment based on mutuality and self-determination. Participants in this course will be expected to participate in interactive learning activities and demonstrate their own experience with WRAP.