AHECWW offers Cultural Humility trainings for health professionals, students, and community partners and is in the process of planning a series of offerings for the 2019-2020 project year. Below are some on-line training resources that provide a useful foundation for beginning to apply Cultural Humility principles in clinical practice:
AHECWW has also been in collaboration with the UW Advancing Integrated Mental Health Solutions (AIMS) Centerand the Allied Health Center of Excellence to promote a process via the Washington State Mental Health Summit to develop educational, licensure, and certification programs for medical paraprofessionals in behavioral health at the bachelors and associates degree levels. Work group members have been collaborating on pathway development and AHECWW participated in the Inspiring Innovations Summits, held in Spokane and Seattle, spring 2019, to explore actionable steps toward workforce expansion.
The National Council for Behavioral Health, through the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), is now the home of the Center of Excellence for Integrated Health Solutions. The National Council provides innovative and cost-effective resources and strategies for integrating primary and behavioral health care. Fostering Resilience and Recovery: a Change Package provides a toolkit for primary care organizations incorporating trauma-informed care. Contact them for a free consultation today