We welcome you to our eLearning course, entitled Foundations of
Behavioral Health: Partnering to Serve the Mental Health Needs of
Children in Child Welfare. It is presented by the California
Institute of Behavioral Health Solutions, funded though a
contract with the California Department of Health Care Services.
This eLearning module gives an overview of California’s public
children’s mental health system.
This E-Learning Module is one in a series of modules developed to
ensure the workplace is welcoming and values employees with
experience as consumers, parents and family members from diverse
ethnic, racial and cultural communities. This e-learning module
addresses concepts related to ethnicity, race, and culture in
order to ensure a work environment that values ethnic, racial and
cultural diversity and the unique contributions of all people.
This module also demonstrates how to establish competent
approaches for working with individuals and families from diverse
This module provides a brief introduction to consumer and family
member driven services in the California public mental health
system. The learning includes a brief history of the consumer and
family ‘civil rights’ movements, the definition of the Three D’s,
mental health recovery and the family partnership model, and the
importance of collaboration with the community.
WWT produces eLearning and non-eLearning curricula to train both
the mental health workforce and employees with lived experience
as consumers and/or family members. The links below provide an
ability to view the newly developed WWT E-Learning Component,
“Consumers in the Mental Health Workforce”, and covers basic
concepts related to consumer employment.
The primary goal of the WWT is to ensure public mental health
agencies are prepared to recruit, hire, train, support and retain
multicultural clients, family members and parents/caregivers as
employees.This E-Learning Module is one in a series of modules
developed to ensure the workplace is welcoming and values
employees with experience as consumers, parents and family
members from diverse ethnic, racial and cultural communities.