Mental Health 101
The objective of Mental Health 101 is to provide accurate information about mental illness, the signs and symptoms of various disorders, treatments and available community resources. This workshop explores various screening tools, communication and crisis de-escalation techiques and referral services. The training is designed for professionals new to mental health, case workers, new non-licensed professionals, outreach/direct care workers, a refresher over mental health and overall, anyone who is seeking to understand the basics of mental health.
Mental Health 101 Training
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Registration will be at 10:30am
Mental Health America of Greater Houston
2211 Norfolk, Suite 810
Houston, Texas 77098
Training fee: $10.00
Free 1.5 hour CEUs to the first 30 licensed Social Workers, LMFTs, LPCs and LCDCs who register
Light snacks provided - Registration required - Seating limited to 30
(Please bring exact cash or check made out to Mental Health America of Greater Houston)
Kirsten von Aulock is a mother, advocate and licensed social worker. Kirsten graduated with her Masters in Social Work with a specialty in mental health from Loyola University Chicago in 2012. During her undergraduate years she worked directly with several mental health-driven nonprofits such as the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) and OCD Chicago. In October 2012, she married her longtime boyfriend, Ben von Aulock. The following December her first child, Christine, was born. In August 2014, Kirsten and her family moved from their home in Des Plaines, Illinois to Spring, Texas. Kirsten has been volunteering as a public speaker since 2012. She is currently a full-time mom and new volunteer at Mental Health America of Greater Houston. Her hope is to reshape the mental illness conversation and inspire people to seek treatment when needed.