Workforce Development

Supporting Employees with Mental Health Conditions: A Short Case Scenario on Creating a Culture of Understanding

Building a positive culture that promotes understanding and support in the workplace requires intent, thought, and commitment. It’s an ongoing process that every employer should attend to. Of course, there is no shortage of competing priorities, and the need to address workplace mental health can catch managers and employees off guard. This new case scenario […]

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Beyond Peer Support: Peer Leaders Inspiring Systems-Level Change

The CAFÉ TA Center recently hosted Beyond Peer Support: Peer Leaders Inspiring Systems-Level Change, a conversation about leadership roles people with lived experience are embracing to infuse peer support and recovery values into the systems that serve people with mental health conditions. View the recording here! As peer support continues to grow, people with lived

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The National Supported Education Programs Directory

CAFE TAC is pleased to share a new resource for people with mental health conditions in search of opportunities in higher education, the National Supported Education Programs directory. Supported education is an approach designed to address the higher education goals of individuals with psychiatric disabilities and/or mental health challenges and support their success in post-secondary

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Supporting Employees with Mental Health Conditions: A Short Case Scenario on Facilitating Peer Connection

Employers that pay attention to the mental health and wellness of their employees sometimes recognize opportunities for their employees to support each other. Sometimes connection happens organically; other times, it takes some intention and effort to bring people together. How can managers that know their team members would benefit from connecting with each other and

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Peer-Run Warmlines and 988: Do We Really Need Both?

The CAFÉ TA Center recently hosted a free webinar on peer-run warmlines and the 988 national crisis line, “Peer-Run Warmlines and 988: Do We Really Need Both?” View the recording here! With the advent of the three-digit 988 crisis call number, questions are emerging about the differences between peer-run warmlines and 988, how these two

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Peer-Operated Respites: Is It Time for National Standards?

The CAFÉ TA Center recently hosted a webinar on the growth of peer-run respite services and how peers and advocates can help shape it, “Peer-Operated Respites: Is It Time for National Standards?” View the recording here! Peer-Operated Respites have a long history of offering a healing option for people experiencing mental health-related crisis situations as

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CAFE TAC Presents: Experts by Experience: Paving the Way for Forensic Peer Support

The CAFÉ TA Center recently hosted a free webinar on the power and possibilities of peer support for previously incarcerated people on Wednesday, May 24th at 3:00 EDT. View the recording here! The collateral consequences of incarceration are well documented. From limited housing, ineligibility to hold certain professional licenses, and employment discrimination, people that have

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Supporting Employees with Mental Health Conditions: Two Short Case Scenarios

CAFE TAC is pleased to share two new guides designed to help employers understand how to support employees with mental health conditions. A helpful way for employers to think through mental health in the workplace and the issues that come up in dealing with it is by imagining possible scenarios that could take place in

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Master Your Personal Narrative: Storytelling As A Leadership Tool

Many in the peer support and recovery community are familiar with the idea of sharing one’s story in a personal recovery context. But what else can your story do? The CAFÉ TA Center’s training series, Master Your Personal Narrative: Storytelling As A Leadership Tool, broadens the idea of the personal recovery narrative and discusses how

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CAFE TAC Presents: So You’re Ready to Work, Now What?

The CAFÉ TA Center invites you to participate in its new interactive employment training series, So You’re Ready to Work, Now What? The first session is scheduled for Tuesday, October 11 at Noon ET / 9 AM PT. Register here! Finding and maintaining employment is an essential part of recovery and life in the community

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