Behavioral Health Resources
Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network (ATTC) Online Courses
This website provides courses on a variety of topics related to improving health and healthcare services.
Behavioral Health Services Career Ladder
The Behavioral Health Services Career Ladder provides information on the various positions that exist in County of San Diego Behavioral Health Services as well as links to helpful job search resources.
Certificate of Excellence in Dual Diagnosis
The Certificate of Excellence was developed by the Solutions Building Community Collaborative in San Diego to support continued expertise in the area of Dual Diagnosis (a developmental disability combined with a mental health disorder).
Child Abuse Reporting Laws eLearning
The profession-specific training modules are for specific fields of employment, study and volunteers. These trainings are to be taken after completion of the General Training. This eLearning for Pre-/Post-Licensed Mental Health Professionals and Social Workers is 2 hours.
County of San Diego Behavioral Health Technical Resources Library
An online library for behavioral health professionals hosted by Health and Human Services Agency.
Live Well San Diego Community Events Calendar
Live Well San Diego Community Events Calendar
Mental Health America (MHA) Co-occuring Disorders
Includes timely materials and information about alcohol and other drug abuse and addiction to the advocates, consumer supporters and consumers in the mental health field.
Mental Health First Aid San Diego Events Schedule
Schedule of events for Mental Health First Aid San Diego
Practical Strategies to Increase Your Personal Safety While Doing Fieldwork
It’s possible that during your time working in the field as a community health worker that you may feel unsafe, threatened, or harmed. Would you know what to do?
Community health workers and public health workers can learn to be more aware of safety threats and know what strategies will aid in self-protection, stress management, and de-escalation of potentially violent situations.
This 1-hour training will provide practical tips and strategies for improved threat awareness and self-protection during field work, focused on workplace violence risk. Quick, effective stress management techniques, such as specialized breathing will also be provided. These tools can aid in increasing awareness and safety as well as de-escalation.
Telehealth and COVID-19 Resources
Telehealth involves the use of electronic communications and information technology to support healthcare providers when distance separates two or more parties. This recorded training, led by Dr. Steven Thorp, Ph.D., ABDP, provides context for telehealth, describes the various technologies used to provide health services, and describes the best practices for videoconferencing psychotherapy, including engagement tools.
Steven R. Thorp, Ph.D., ABPP
Download Telehealth and COVID-19 Resources PDF
SAMHSA National Clearninghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information
SAMHSA National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information and SAMHSA’s Recovery Support Resources for information about substance abuse prevention and addiction treatment and recovery.
SAMHSA National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP) is a searchable online registry of mental health and substance abuse interventions that have been reviewed and rated by independent reviewers.
National Institute of Mental Health
Governmental agency hosted site providing educational and research resources.
Motivational Interviewing Transfer of Learning Resources
MI Transfer of Learning Tools List
This list offers various activities for individuals and supervisors seeking to improve knowledge and skill with tools and resources.
Basic MI Interventions
This grid provides helpful hints of how to use Open-Ended Questions, Affirmations, Reflections, and Summaries (OARS), Elicit, Provide, Elicit (EPE) and Motivational Interviewing Spirit within each process of MI.
Social Skills Training Resources
- Cognitive Behavioral Social Skills Training (CBSST) Eric Granholm, PhD
- Social Skills Training
SST Training Videos-VA Capitol Health Care Network (VISN 5) Mental
Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center (MIRECC) Website
The SST Training Video presents step-by-step, the teaching tools required for leading social skills group sessions. The video also provides a background on this evidence-based practice as well as the most frequently encountered challenges faced by SST group facilitators. The videos are available for viewing directly on your computer (all free) and can be seen by clicking here (transcripts are also available):
Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) eLearning
TF-CBT is a child and parent psychotherapy approach for kids who have behavioral difficulties that result from trauma. Via National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center (Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina) participants can take TF-CBT eLearnings and earn 10 hours of CEs. Please note there may be a cost associated with accessing eLearnings.
Trauma Informed Care
- California Center of Excellence for Trauma-Informed Care (CCETIC) Resources
- Child Trauma Academy (CTA)
- National Child Traumatic Stress Network
- Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s (OJJDP’s) National Girls Institute
- Oregon Health Services
- SAMHSA National Center for Trauma-Informed Care (NCTIC)
- Supporting Women Recovering From Trauma and PTSD
Treatment and Evaluation Resource Management (TERM)
- Combat Related Conditions
Courage to Call Program
The Courage to Call Program is a veteran-run, peer-to-peer support Prevention and Early Intervention (PEI) program in San Diego County providing free services to active and former military members, their families and loved ones. Offers veteran-staffed 24/7 helpline, call 2-1-1. See brochure for more details.
- Deployment Transitioning
- National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Veterans and Military Resource Center
- Network of Care for Service Members
- U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans Services
- Military and Veterans Resource Guide