Webinars

Peers as Professionals: Workplace Success

The CAFE TA Center is pleased to present its newest online training,  Peers as Professionals: Workplace Success. There are many challenges for people with lived experience when it comes to engaging with the behavioral health workforce. Peer professionals want to remain true to the principles of recovery, help those they work with build on their strengths …

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CAFE TAC Presents: 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 to move their organization forward. So how can organizations manage those conflicts, and find a way to turn …

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Video: One Day At A Time: Surviving Bullying

In this session recorded at The 15th Annual Family Cafe this June, a 17-year-old recovering anorexic tells her story of how she faced and survived bullying. As a young adult with a mental illness and disability, she discusses the role of bullying in slowing her recovery and its ongoing effects on her life and her …

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Video: The Intersection Of Physical And Mental Health

Is there a relationship between physical and mental health? Can your regular doctor help you with mental or behavioral health questions? What should you look for and ask about when advocating for necessary services for yourself or someone you care about? With the progress of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the Mental Health Parity …

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CAFE TAC Presents: Advocating for Peer Specialist Positions

The CAFE TA Center is pleased to announce its newest online training, Workforce Development: Advocating for Peer Support Specialist Positions. Within the mental health community, the value of peer specialists and their ability to connect with others by virtue of their combination of lived experience and expertise is relatively well-known. However, among funders, providers and …

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Need Help With Your Board of Directors? Check Out “Board to Death!”

The CAFE TA Center is pleased to announce its newest online training, Board to Death: Wake Up Your Board of Directors. One of the big challenges in operating a consumer-run organization is keeping a Board of Directors up and running. What are the Board’s responsibilities? What do Board members need to know? How can an organization …

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Re-Organizing the Organization: A New Online Training from The CAFE TAC

The CAFE TA Center is pleased to present its newest online training,  Re-Organizing the Organization. Many organizations start out with a strong mission, a core of committed leaders, and genuine enthusiasm for making a tangible difference in the lives of the people it serves. It can be a real challenge to get an organization up …

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Closing the Circle: Cross Disability Collaboration for Systems Change

The work of systems change can be daunting. Fortunately, behavioral health advocates are not alone in facing that challenge. There are individuals with all types of disabilities and their advocates across the country that have also been working to make the system more responsive over the years. The CAFE TA Center believes that by working …

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