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Breaking the Stigma:

Unveiling the Power of Mental Health Wellness

Course
Virtual
1.5 CE Hour
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Description

Mental health is a critical component of overall well-being, yet it remains shrouded in stigma and misunderstanding. This presentation, “Breaking the Stigma: Unveiling the Power of Mental Health Wellness,” addresses the pervasive societal stigma surrounding mental health and provides strategies for overcoming it. By exploring the detrimental effects of stigma, we aim to highlight the importance of education, open dialogue, and supportive policies. We emphasize the transformative power of vulnerability and honest conversations in fostering trust, reducing isolation, and encouraging help-seeking behavior. Additionally, the presentation offers actionable strategies and tools for prioritizing mental health both personally and professionally, such as mindfulness practices and the implementation of mental health days. Finally, we discuss ways to create a supportive and empathetic environment that facilitates mental health discussions, including training, peer support programs, and inclusive communication practices. Through these efforts, we can promote a culture of understanding and acceptance, ultimately enhancing mental health wellness for all.

Target Audience
  • Counselors
  • Substance Use Disorder Professionals
  • Social Workers
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists
Educational Goal

The educational goal of this course is to increase knowledge about mental well-being. 

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the societal stigma surrounding mental health and describe 3 or more ways to overcome it.

  • Describe 3 or more effects of vulnerability and honest conversation about mental health.

  • Identify 2 actionable strategies or tools that can be used to prioritize mental health both personally and professionally.

  • List 2 or more ways to create a supportive and empathetic environment for mental health discussions.

References
  • Brown, B. (2012). The power of vulnerability: Teachings of authenticity, connection, and courage. Social Work and Society International Online Journal, 10(1), 1-4.

  • Corrigan, P. W., & Watson, A. C. (2002). Understanding the impact of stigma on people with mental illness. World Psychiatry, 1(1), 16-20.

  • Hoge, C. W., Ivany, C. G., Brusher, E. A., Adler, A. B., Orman, D. T., Potter, R., & Warner, C. H. (2016). Transforming mental health care for U.S. soldiers and families: A comprehensive plan to address stigma, mental health care barriers, and promote resilience. Military Medicine, 181(8), 978-985.

General
Counselors

TPN.health has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7267. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. TPN.health is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

 

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LPCCs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LPCCs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

 

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0220.

Substance Use Disorder Professionals

This course has been approved by TPN.health, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #198061, TPN.health is responsible for all aspects of the programming. Counselor Skill Group: Legal, Ethical and Professional Development.

Social Workers

TPN.health, #1766, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 03/31/2022 – 03/31/2025. Social workers completing this course receive 1.5 continuing education credits.

 

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LCSWs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

 

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0654.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

 

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists #MFT-0097.

CE Policy
This course is fiscally sponsored by MHM365. There may be potential biases or conflicts of interest inherent to this relationship, and it must be disclosed to participants. These conflicts of interest have no bearing on the course content and have been resolved.
Michael Wayne Allison, MBA

Michael Allison, a decorated U.S. Marine Corps Purple Heart Combat Veteran, is the driving force behind The Adversity Academy, serving as its Founder, CEO, and Executive Chairman. With over two decades of leadership experience and strategic business acumen, Michael has a proven track record of steering organizations towards seven-figure success, earning him recognition as an award-winning INC 5000 entrepreneur.

 

Michael’s journey is marked by resilience and determination, evident in his remarkable achievements and unwavering commitment to personal and professional growth. A beacon of inspiration, he shares his insights as an International Keynote Speaker, 2x TEDx Speaker, and Host of the empowering Overcoming Adversity Show.

 

In addition to his military service, Michael holds an MBA in Business Administration and a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology and Security. He is also the winner of the National & Global 2022 Distinguished Alumni of Indiana Wesleyan University, recognized for his outstanding contributions to the field.

 

Michael’s literary prowess shines through as a best-selling author and his visionary leadership propels The Adversity Academy forward as a transformative force in the industry. His achievements have garnered prestigious accolades, including the INC 5000, Innovation & Excellence Award, Entrepreneur Franchise 500, and media recognition from renowned platforms such as ESPN, BET, CNN, NBC, and CBS.

 

At The Adversity Academy, Michael integrates cutting-edge technology and research from the realms of business, science, and psychology to illuminate the path towards resilience and success. His mission is to empower personal growth, fuel career development, and propel business expansion to their zenith.

 

Through his own personal trials, including surviving a 2004 car bomb explosion in Iraq, Michael discovered the profound art of “BREAKING THE BOTTLE™” and “The 3-D Method™.” Now, his unwavering purpose is to guide others on their journey of liberation, teaching them to dismantle barriers and seize authority in their lives and businesses through The Adversity Academy’s transformative Leadership Programs and Services.

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