Making a Difference with Mental Health Activism

WMCP2010 - Making a Difference with Mental Health Activism

Micro-Course | 1 NBCC hour | Estimated 1-Hour Workload

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  • feature icon Professional Development
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  • feature icon 1 NBCC hour
  • feature icon Estimated 1-Hour Workload
  • feature icon Self-Paced
  • feature icon Accessible for 180 days
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Making a Difference with Mental Health Activism

Dr. Terri Lyon introduces her micro-course, Making a Difference with Mental Health Activism.

Description

Whether you have a mental health diagnosis or are a family member, caregiver, or friend of someone who does, you know that those with mental health disorders are a chronically misunderstood population. Activism is needed to reduce stigma around mental illness and increase mental health resources.

Create a different world for those with mental illness. Use your unique gifts, whether they lie in art, teaching, or even crafting. With this micro-course, you’ll be confident, motivated, and ready to contribute to the mental health movement.

Accreditation

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Walden University’s Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 4546. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Walden University’s Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Successful completion of this micro-course provides 1 NBCC clock hour; partial credit will not be offered.

ACEP contact information:

100 Washington Ave. S Suite 1210, Minneapolis MN, 55401
Email: acep.4546@mail.waldenu.edu
Website: www.waldenu.edu

What You Will Learn

Upon successful completion of this micro-course, you will be able to:

  • Identify three to five mental health activism areas that you are passionate about.
  • Clarify the gifts you bring to the activism table.
  • Identify three to five mental health activism options.
  • Find the perfect activism opportunity for you.
  • Create a plan to get started and stay motivated.

Eligibility

  • Must be 18 or older

Refund Policy

You will have 24 hours, or until you receive your completion certificate, to request a full refund after purchase, whichever comes first. No hidden fees. All books and materials are included with purchase.

Faculty Bio

Curriculum

  • Your Passion for Mental Health

    Learn why focusing your passion is essential. Explore groups that are impacted by mental health activism. Consider the underlying issues affecting mental health activism. Identify a short list of three to five mental health activism areas that light your fire.

  • Your Activism Gifts

    Inventory the skills and knowledge you bring to the activism table. Evaluate your level of cultural competence and privilege. Understand your personal motivation.

  • Your Activism Options

    Learn about the types of activism options. You’ll explore traditional activism techniques such as advocacy and lobbying. Then you’ll explore creative options such as the arts and movement support. Make a list of activism options that motivate you.

  • Your Activism Opportunities

    Explore potential activism opportunities by matching your skills and motivation to techniques you enjoy. Identify at least one mental health activism opportunity that is perfect for you.

  • Your Activism Action Plan

    Prepare yourself for your activism by creating an action plan. Set goals to stay focused and motivated. Consider methods to manage stress.

Features

Social Change and Advocacy

Social Change and Advocacy

Learn skills that can be immediately implemented in daily life to strengthen well-being.

Flexible Learning

Flexible Learning

Learn through easily consumable segments to adapt your studies around your busy life.

Cultural Competence

Cultural Competence

Develop your cultural competence and evaluate your privilege.

Awards

Micro-Course Badge

Micro-Course Badge for Making a Difference with Mental Health Activism

NBCC Certificate

NBCC Certificate for Clock Hours

  • feature icon Professional Development
  • feature icon All Level
  • feature icon 1 NBCC hour
  • feature icon Estimated 1-Hour Workload
  • feature icon Self-Paced
  • feature icon Accessible for 180 days

How to enroll?

  • 1Add course to cart
  • 2Create your account
  • 3Register for course
  • 4Make payment and submit application
  • 5Start learning
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email lifelonglearning@mail.waldenu.edu for additional assistance

Who is this for

  • People who want to make a difference for those with a mental health diagnosis and their caregivers.