FREE Cross-System Trainings
MYalliance System of Care knows that when youth, families and youth-serving staff from across the community, learn together, they also learn from one another, forming meaningful and collaborative relationships. Below are some of the ongoing trainings provided through MYalliance. There are additional trainings available by our partners in the community. To see a complete list, click here.
Understanding ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences)
Research shows that people who have experienced 6 or more ACEs before the age of 18 are estimated to live 20 years less than those who have experienced 1 or no ACEs. Learn tools for building resilience and supporting those who have experienced trauma/toxic stress
QPR (Question, Persude, Refer) Suicide Prevention Skills Trianing
Most people who die by suicide have discussed their desire to die before taking their life. And most of us do not know what to say or do in those times. Learn the warning signs, how to ask THE question, and actions that could save a life.
Youth Mental Health First Aid
1 in 5 of people will struggle with a mental health crisis this year. Learn to recognize signs and symptoms of anxiety, depression, substance abuse, psychosis, and suicidal thoughts and behaviors. Learn what to do to help that person until appropriate professional help can begin.
Burnout & Compassion Fatigue: Fostering Emotional Resiliency
Burnout is real! Compassion fatigue, also known as secondary trauma, is characterized by a gradual lessening of compassion over time. This can happen to us when working with people who are suffering or that have been traumatized. Come learn the warning signs as well as the protective factors to foster emotional resiliency!
Psychological First Aid (PFA) Training
Psychological First Aid (PFA) aims to reduce stress symptoms and assist in a healthy recovery following a traumatic event, natural disaster, public health emergency, or even personal crisis. Early intervention can prevent more serious mental health problems later. Learn to assist and get information on Muskegon County’s PFA team.
Michigan Human Trafficking Awareness Training
Human trafficking is considered a form of modern-day slavery and is occurring here in Muskegon. The purpose of this educational offering is to familiarize healthcare professionals with the issues of human trafficking, including recognition of potential victims, identification of support services available for victims of human trafficking, and acknowledgment of the legal obligations of healthcare providers when caring for potential victims of human trafficking.