Workforce Development

Tips for Employers on Hiring Individuals with Mental Health Conditions

Finding sustainable, quality employment is central to self-sufficiency, thriving in the community, and supporting recovery. That’s why the CAFE TA Center is committed to bridging the gap between people with lived experience of mental health conditions and employers of all kinds. Our new tip-sheet for employers, Tips for Employers on Hiring Individuals with Mental Health …

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A Focus on Technology and Mental Health

The latest edition of CAFE TAC’s Focus 2.0 newsletter is here! This time, we take a look at how telehealth and smartphone apps are providing new ways to access mental health resources. What’s out there? What are the advantages of virtual mental health services? What are the barriers? What should you look for when considering …

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The Second Webinar and Learning Communtiy Conversation in our Integrated Care Series: “Integrated Care, Integrating Peer Support”

CAFÉ TAC recently hosted the second webinar in its ongoing series on the challenges and opportunities presented by integrated care, and the implications for mental health peers and peer-run organizations in their efforts to promote recovery values and drive systems change. This webinar, Integrated Care, Integrating Peer Support, shared information about integrated care models that …

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A Learning Community on Integrated Care

The CAFE TA Center recently hosted two learning community meetings to follow-up on a recent webinar on integrated care, The Time is NOW: Peer-Run Organizations and Integrated Care, which can be found here. Attendees had the opportunity to continue the ongoing conversation about how peers and peer organizations can position themselves to promote recovery values …

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A New Focus 2.0 Takes a Look at Cultural Health

The CAFE TA Center is excited to share the latest edition of our Focus 2.0 newsletter! This time we take a look at cultural health, mental health disparities, and building equity; invite you to share what you want employers to know about mental health in the workplace; preview our upcoming trainings on integrated care and family …

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A Webinar on The Future of Integrated Care

CAFÉ TAC recently hosted you to attend a free webinar on the challenges and opportunities presented by integrated care, and the implications for mental health peers and peer-run organizations in their efforts to promote recovery values and drive systems change. This webinar, The Time is NOW: Peer-Run Organizations and Integrated Care, was hosted by Cherene …

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News and Notes . . . and Video! for September 8, 2016

In this edition of our News and Notes email, we would like to share a series of videos of presentations given at The 18th Annual Family Café this past June. The Annual Family Café is the nation’s largest statewide cross-disability event. It attracts thousands of attendees from throughout Florida and beyond, and they are exposed …

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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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CAFE TAC News and Notes for May 24, 2016

As Mental Health Awareness Month draws to a close and summer begins, it looks as though Congress is set to make a final push for mental health reform legislation. Reports are circulating that the House Energy and Commerce Committee may consider compromise legislation that include provisions from both Rep. Tim Murphy’s (R-PA) bill – Helping …

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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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