Trainings

Join a Learning Community on Self-Disclosure, Representation, and Empowerment

The CAFÉ TA Center invites you to participate in a Learning Community that will explore the decisions people with lived experience of mental health conditions make about how they talk about their own mental health, how mental health is represented in our public discourse, and how people can create a space for their own empowerment …

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A Learning Community on Personal Money Management

In June of 2021 The CAFÉ TA Center hosted a learning community that explored the topic of personal money management for peers and mental health consumers​. Participants  learned from each other about how to overcome challenges related to personal finance that can be exacerbated by their lived experience. This learning community further explored some of …

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Peer Supervision

The CAFE TA Center is pleased to present its newest online training, Peer Supervision. As peer support services continue to grow in use and popularity, peer specialists find themselves working within all manner of settings. It can be a challenge for peers to stay true to their values and the principles of recovery as they work …

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Conflict Resolution: Challenging Organizational Change and Growth

The CAFE TA Center is pleased to present its newest online training,  Conflict Resolution: Challenging Organizational Change and Growth. As consumer organizations grow and change, they can experience internal conflict about the path they will take through that growth. Advocates within organizations can share convictions about the importance of mental health, while disagreeing vehemently about how …

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Workforce Development: Advocating for Peer Support Specialist Positions

The CAFE TA Center is pleased to present its newest online training,  Workforce Development:  Advocating for Peer Support Specialist Positions. While the many benefits of peer support are well-known in the peer specialist community, they are less understood in the healthcare system and among the general public. Workforce Development:  Advocating for Peer Support Specialist Positions provides …

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Closing the Circle: Cross Disability Collaboration for Systems Change

The work of systems change can be daunting. People with behavioral health needs and their advocates know what they would like the service delivery system to look like, but getting to that reality can be a real challenge. Fortunately, behavioral health advocates are not alone in facing that challenge. There are individuals with all types …

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