C4 Innovations

Community & Behavioral Health | Recovery | Social Change

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Who Should Take This Course

We welcome anyone interested in this topic, including:

  • Peer workers and clinical professionals employed in clinical, non-profit, and peer-run and recovery community organizations
  • Individuals working or volunteering in health, behavioral health, homeless, and human service programs
  • Staff from any organizations where stigma is a potential issue, including programs related to education, law enforcement, criminal justice, and drug and mental health courts
  • Community organizers, activists, and social justice advocates
  • Students in social work, behavioral health, sociology, nursing, and medicine

Learning Objectives

As a result of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe subjective and shared beliefs, attitudes, actions, and structures that produce and sustain stigmas
  • Observe how and why we and the communities in which we live and work are affected by stigma and stigmatizing beliefs and attitudes
  • Identify root causes and multiple forms and levels of stigma
  • Review research on the impact of stigma and efforts to mitigate or dismantle stigmas
  • Identify frameworks for designing, implementing, and assessing anti-stigma initiatives

Course Facts

Dates: Thursday, February 17 AND Friday, February 18, 2022

Time: 11 am-2 pm (both days)

Practice Level: Beginner, intermediate, and advanced

Cost: $350

CE Credits:

  • ASWB: 6 hours
  • NAADAC: 6 hours
  • NBCC: 6 hours