Webinars

A Learning Community on Peer Leadership

The CAFÉ TA Center recently completed its first  learning community, which explored the topic of peer leadership, and how people with mental health conditions can turn their lived experience into positive change in their communities. What’s a “learning community”? It’s an opportunity for a small group of people to come together to learn about and …

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A Webinar on Financial Basics for Mental Health Consumers

The CAFÉ TA Center hosted a webinar on financial literacy and money basics, “A Foundation for Your Finances: A Review of the Basic Building Blocks of Personal Financial Sustainability for Peers and Consumers” on Wednesday, January 27th. Dealing with finances and money management can be intimidating. There are new terms to learn, and a lot …

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A Webinar on Peer Leadership, Thursday November 5th

The CAFÉ TA Center hosted a webinar on peer leadership, “Leadership Roles for Peers and Peer Specialists . . . within Peer-Run Organizations, the CPS Industry, and the Peer Community” at 2PM ET on Thursday, November 5th, 2020. Individuals with mental health conditions have the experience, knowledge, and understanding to transform the mental health system …

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Working Roles in Recovery

This workshop from The 18th Annual Family Cafe informs participants about employment roles, competencies, and the Florida Certification process for Certified Recovery Peer Specialists. Attendees are given an overview of the Florida Certification Board’s certification process in addition to learning about core competencies that apply to all forms of peer support and employment. Participants learn …

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Recovery Rocks! The Self-Directed Care Way

In this presentation from The 18th Annual Family Cafe, self-directed care program participant Cindy Witt talks about her passionate advocacy for herself and others with severe and persistent mental health and/or substance abuse diagnoses. Cindy shares how she went from being on life support to starting her recovery journey with help from the FL Self-Directed …

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The Power of Shared Decision Making and Peer Support in Recovery

In this presentation from The 18th Annual Family Cafe held this past June in Orlando, presenter Dana Foglesong discusses the role shared decision making can play in mental health recovery. Partnering with your healthcare provider and having support to meet your whole health goals are important factors in recovery. This workshop includes information on tools …

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Mental Illness: It Can Happen to Anyone

In this video recording of a session in the Mental Health track at The 17th Annual Family Cafe, Pam Ford of South Florida Behavioral Health Network shares her personal journey through childhood trauma, psychiatric hospitalizations, and incarceration, to her current stable and productive life. While many mental illnesses show symptoms early in one’s life, this …

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View CAFE TAC’s Newest Online Training: Peer Supervison

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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