S.P.M.I.: Some. Possibilities. Might. Include.
This training is for professionals who are working with people who are labeled with “severe and persistent mental illness. Helping professionals are often unprepared for joining with clients who live with these labels. There are rich resources in research, education, and activism by people with lived experience, yet these are rarely included in formal training.
People who attend this training will have the opportunity to evaluate their current practices on a practical and systemic level. People who attend this training will learn about collaborative practices that will significantly improve both their own and their clients’ relationships. Attendees will leave the training with a set of skills and perspectives that may bring to their work: joy, humor, sadness, growth, mutuality, hope, self-efficacy, and true engagement.