TTI Resource Highlights

Children and Adolescents

"Seven diverse teens taking a selfie at a park"

Understanding and Planning for Children’s Mobile Crisis: A Conversation with Elizabeth Manley: Watch here

Mobile Response and Stabilization Services (MRSS) Learning Community: Twelve, 90-minute sessions on monthly peer learning opportunities designed to increase the understanding and quality implementation of MFSS models. Recordings here. 

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Populations 

"Father and son playing on the floor while signing ASL"

A Community Conversation: Addressing the Complex Crisis Response Needs of Individuals who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, DeafBlind, or DeafDisabled: Watch here. 

NASMHPD 2016: Promising and Emerging Approaches and Innovations for Crisis Interventions for People Who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Deafblind: Read here

NASMHPD: NASMHPD Recommendations for Effective Communication Planning and Response with Deaf Communities for 988: Read here

CrisisTalk: 988 and Deaf Services: Read here. 

Steve Hamerdinger 988 Crisis Jam presentation: A Misunderstood, Traumatized, Neglected Community: How Crisis Services Plans Can Avoid Retraumatizing Deaf People in Need. Begins at minute 35:17 Watch here.

Equity

"9 diverse hands stacked together"

Guide for Addressing Disparities and Promoting Racial Equity in the Behavioral Health Field: Read here. 

Culturally Competent Community of Learning (CCCL) Sessions:  

  • (2022) Institutional Change Panel with Quyen Huynh, Ida Rosser, Michelle Niehaus, and Rashaad Abdur-Rahman: Watch here. 
  • (2022) Progressive Procurement Practices: Watch here.
  • (2023) Self-Assessment for Modification of Anti-Racism Tool (SMART) with Dr. Sosunmolu Shoyinka and Dr. Rachel Talley: Watch here. 
  • (2023) There is No Parity without Equity with Vic Armstrong: Watch here. View the accompanying document here. 
  • (2023) Promoting Equity through Housing Justice with Paige Thomas: Watch here

LGBTQ+

"Diverse young adults"

Listening to the Voices of Peers in the LGBTQ+ Community: What Will Make a Difference for 988: Watch here

Who I Am – LGBTQ+ Discuss Experiences with Crisis Services at Rainbow Heights in Brooklyn: Watch here. 

SOGIE Center Learning Community on Safe and Effective LGBTQ+ Data Collection: 

  • Resource Guide: Read here. 
  • Full Playlist: Watch here. 
  • Kick-Off Video: Watch here. 
  • Session 1: Creating a Client Experience that Communicates Safety and Respect: Watch here. 
  • Session 2: Documenting SOGI on Intake Forms and Electronic Medical Records: Watch here. 
  • Session 3: Quarterly Office Hours: Self-Assessment: Watch here. 
  • Session 4: Conversations about SOGI, Privacy, and Navigating Partial Disclosure: Watch here. 
  • Session 5: Safeguarding SOGI Data in Anti-LGBTQ+ Climates: Watch here. 
  • Session 6: Discussing SOGI with Children and Youth: Watch here. 
  • Session 7: Supervising and Coaching Providers on Discussing SOGI in Affirming and Appropriate Ways: Watch here. 
  • Session 8: Experiences with Implementing SOGI Data Collection at an Organizational Level: Watch here. 
  • Session 9: Quarterly Office Hours: Supervisor's Guide: Watch here. 
  • Session 10: Let's Talk to Families about SOGIE: Watch here. 
  • Session 11: Quarterly Office Hours: Favorite Tips from Learning Community: Watch here. 

Mobile Crisis

"Van on highway"

Understanding and Planning for Children’s Mobile Crisis: A Conversation with Elizabeth Manley: Watch here

Mobile Response and Stabilization Services (MRSS) Learning Community: Twelve, 90-minute sessions on monthly peer learning opportunities designed to increase the understanding and quality implementation of MRSS models: Watch here. 

Peers

"Diverse group of young professionals"

Systems Change Roundtable: Tools for Building and Healing Communities: Watch here

Technical Assistance Collaborative: The Importance of Developing Culturally Relevant, Peer-Supported Crisis Response Systems: Watch here. 

Healing People Healing People: Watch here. 

Peer Connections: A Guide to Healing Through Shared Experience: Read here. 

NASMHPD and SMI Adviser: Building New Horizons: Opening Career Pathways for Peers with Criminal Justice Backgrounds: Access Peer Hiring Guide here. 

Trauma-Informed Care

"Group of people in a circle holding hands"

See Tribal Engagement section for Making Relatives: Healing Soul Wounds resources 

Trauma Informed Peer Support (TIPS) Curriculum: View resources here.

Trauma, Addictions, Mental Health, and Recovery (TAMAR): View resources here


Engaging Religious Communities in Crisis Response and Prevention: Watch here. 

  • Triumph over Trauma Resource Packet: Reverand Hicks and her colleagues developed faith-based TAMAR supplements to serve the mental health support gap within Jewish, Muslim, Christian, and Native American communities: View here. 

Tribal Engagement
and Indigenous Healing

"Young indigenous family"

Crisis Jam Ep. 152: Crisis Services for Indigenous People: Watch here. 

Making Relatives: Healing Soul Wounds: Presented by retired Captain Andy Hunt, Dolores Jimerson, and Joan Gillece:  

  • Making Relatives: Healing Soul Wounds (Trauma-Informed Care Video): Watch here. 
  • Making Relatives: A guide for Healing Soul Wounds: Read here. 


Indigenous Partner Engagement Fact Sheets: The TTI team created these for FY2022 grantee states to share information and ideas about fostering appropriate, mutually beneficial relationships with local Indigenous communities. 

Workforce Development and Retention

"Diverse team working in a circle"

Behavioral Health Workforce Resource Guide: View here.

Creating a Compassionate Crisis Response Workforce: Watch here. 

Supporting the Behavioral Health Workforce: Enhancing Immune Health: Watch here

  • Enhancing Immune Health Curriculum: View here. 
  • Wellness Training Learning Collaborative: View here. 
     

Workforce Development Learning Community
Led by NASMHPD's Senior Behavioral Health Advisor, Wendy Morris

TTI 2023: 

  • Kentucky's Behavioral Health Workforce Challenges & Development presented by Beth Kuhn and Vestena Robbins: Watch here. 
  • The Louisiana Crisis Response System: The Future of Behavioral Crisis Services is Expanding Now, So you May Ask Yourself.... How? presented by Ann Darling and Stephen Phillippi: Watch here. 
  • Building and Supporting a Peer Workforce Across the Behavioral Health Continuum, and Across the Lifespan presented by the Technical Assistance Collaborative: Watch here. 
  • Identifying and Responding to the Needs of the Crisis Workforce, presented by Vesper Moore, Nze Okoronta, and Shaunna Edwards: Watch here. 
  • Healthy Minds Alliance Crisis Call Center - AmeriCorps Opportunity presented by Celia Meyer and River Farley: Watch here. 


TTI 2024: 

  • Tennessee's Family Support Specialists presented by Keri Virgo: Watch here. 
  • Pennsylvania's Crisis Intervention Worker Certification presented by Jenna Mehnert Baker: Watch here.
  • Recruitment and Retention Learning Collaboratives in Behavioral Health presented by Michael Hoge and Manuel Paris: Watch here.
  • Georgia's Certified Peer Specialists: An Integral Part of the Behavioral Health Workforce presented by Dana McCrary: Watch here.
  • Community-Based Trauma-Informed Healing presented by Neelley Hicks: Watch here.
    • View the accompanying document, "Expanding Trauma and Mental Health Services through Congregations", here.


Technical Assistance Collaborative: Knowledge Bites: 

  • #1: How to Address Overdose Risks Among People Experiencing Homelessness: View 2 pager here and view the video here. 
  • #2: Using Telehealth and Parent and Youth Peers on Mobile Response Teams to Address Workforce Issues in Rural Areas: View 2 pager here and view the video here. 
  • #3: Maximizing Medicaid Coverage for Crisis Response, Housing Services, and Employment Supports: View 2 pager here and view the video here. 
  • #4: Systems of Care: Designing Mobile Response and Stabilization Services for All: View 2 pager here and view the video here. 
  • #5: Effective Coordination Between Crisis Services and Upstream Supportive Housing and Supported Employment Programs: View 2 pager here and view the video here. 
  • #6: Why Peer-Operated: An Essential Ingredient to Innovative Crisis Alternatives: View 2 pager here and view the video here. 
  • #7: Effective Strategies for Coordinating with Housing Systems & Law Enforcement: View 2 pager here and view the video here. 
  • #8: Transforming Behavioral Health Crisis Systems through Authentic Community Engagement: View 2 pager here and view the video here. 
  • #9: The Heart Equity Action Lab (HEAL) Racial Equity and Social Justice Tool: View the video here. 
  • Create a Transformative Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program Coordinated Community Plan with this Racial Equity and Social Justice Tool: View 2 pager here. 
  • #10 Part 1: The Role of Racial Trauma and Internalized Oppression Related to Mental Health: View 2 pager here and view the video here. 
  • #10 Part 2: View the video here. 
  • #11: Improving Integrated Care as Crisis Prevention for People Experiencing Homelessness: View 2 pager here and view the video here.