The TA Network operates multiple Learning Communities that are available to any and all participants on various topics. The Learning Communities were assembled with the most pressing needs of the children's behavioral health field in mind, and are facilitated by a diverse group of content experts. Opportunities for peer examples and interactions are also provided in addition to robust resources and tools.
See below for information about, and to register for, an upcoming webinar. For more information about each of our Learning Communities, click here.
Please see below for how the TA Network will continue to be here for you.
Learners who are currently enrolled in Learning Communities through Ideas@TheInstitute will have continued access to all Learning Community content, including webinars and resources developed prior to September 7, 2020, by logging in and clicking on the My Courses tile on the main dashboard.
Learners who have not enrolled will be able to access this content through the linked tiles on the Ideas@TheInstitute public dashboard and through our clickable catalogue found on our Ideas web page. Learners will not need to set up a profile or be logged in to Ideas@TheInstitute to access the public dashboard.
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Click on each Learning Community below to learn more.
This Learning Community teaches communities how to reduce behavioral health disparities and improve access to high-quality behavioral health care. The bi-monthly webinars feature facilitated discussions on field-generated and community specific topics related to behavioral health equity.
This Learning Community provides an opportunity to discuss practical strategies for meeting the needs of young children and their families using the System of Care approach. The information and resources are relevant for states and communities already focusing on early childhood Systems of Care, those considering expanding services for this population, or those interested in learning more about this area.
Family-run organizations need to provide guidance to families on effectively and appropriately telling their stories to respect their child's privacy and story. This Learning Community will provide tools and resources for family-run organizations to provide guidance to families.
This Learning Community promotes the understanding of factors impacting the accessibility, availability, and acceptability of services and strategies for improvement. Priority issues, such as the impact of the current opioid epidemic, will also be addressed.
Social Marketing is part of the System Of Care Leadership Learning Community and uses a framing approach to social marketing. Participants will participate in a webinar series and monthly peer learning and TA from Frameworks to learn more about framing communications materials and to how to identify opportunities to frame upcoming communications and strategize how to use them to maximum benefit.
This Learning Community is designed to support System of Care leaders in meeting the requirements of their cooperative agreements and accessing technical assistance resources to support successful System of Care expansion and sustainability.
This Learning Community will help address topics and concerns specific to Tribal System of Care Leaders. Help with problem-solving skills and strategies, facilitation of community process, and sharing of technical information or knowledge to show people how to achieve their own goals will be provided.
This Learning Community brings together individuals who share a concern and passion for age appropriate and appealing system and supports for young adults. It provides a forum to discuss and learn together about important and emerging trends to create better outcomes during the transition into adulthood. The Learning Community convenes all stakeholders in partnership with young adults, learning together as we interact regularly.
This Learning Community shares information about providing services to youth with co-occurring substance use and mental health disorders and to their families. Youth living with co-occurring disorders are at much greater risks for suicide, violence, school failure, juvenile justice involvement, and a host of other chronic problems. Increasing recognition of, and skills for working with youth with, co-occurring substance use and mental health disorders is a significant public health and safety concern.
Participants in this Learning Community will develop professional skill sets via virtual training opportunities, connect as a community to share and gather new resources, and unite with other youth advocates and professional peers from across the country.