Adult Mental Health: Learning Lab is a four-hour module that reviews the important concepts and diagnoses in adults, reviews components of screening and active listening, and provides hands on practice for working with parents who have or develop a mental health issue. Real- life case scenarios are utilized to provide home visitors and supervisors with tangible tools for supporting parents.
Adult Mental Health Part two, Perinatal Depression, is a 45-minute module that describes the risk factors, signs and symptoms of perinatal depression. Participants will learn importance of screening and of referral for women who may be experiencing perinatal depression. They’ll also learn strategies for supporting families affected by perinatal depression.
SBIRT for Risky Health Behaviors (Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment) is a six-hour module that explains the use of the SBIRT tool, how to do a brief intervention, and how to use other screening tools, including Virginia’s Behavioral Health Risks Screening Tool for Women of Childbearing Age.
Adult Mental Health – A Critical Component in Early Childhood Development, a six-hour module, gives home visitors basic information about mental health disorders and describes how trauma, abuse and violence affect a person’s mental health. It prepares home visitors to recognize women and families at risk for mental health issues, develop a plan for referral, and support families with mental health or substance use disorders.