This online course is designed to provide a continuing education and professional development opportunity for Community Health Workers (CHWs) who have completed entry-level CHW training.
In this course, you will cover mental illness and addiction, including the risk factors, behaviors and stigma often associated with these conditions. You will explore evidence-based therapies and services for supporting people living with these conditions.
You will also consider how you can assist people with mental illness or addiction through prevention, advocacy and promotion of positive mental health.
By the end of this couse, you will know how to: