View recordings of recent webinars and trainings below. For more trainings and educational videos, please visit MAMH's YouTube Channel.

Well Being in the Time of COVID: Supporting Frontline Staff and Caregivers

MA Health & Human Services Secretary Marylou Sudders kicks off our Well Being in the Time of COVID series by acknowledging the important contributions of frontline staff and caregivers supporting people most at risk during the pandemic.

Well Being in the Time of COVID: Protecting Our Children's Well Being

The MA Office of Child Advocate's Melissa Threadgill presents findings and recommendations of the Childhood Trauma Task Force report on the traumatic impact of the COVID pandemic on children and families.

Substance Use, Co-Occurring Conditions, and Older Adults

This 2-hour webinar training with Karen Fortuna, Ph.D. introduces MAMH's REACH with Older Adults approach to supporting older adults who may have problems with substance use.

Caregiving Conversations: Reflecting on Race, Older Adults, and Implications for Behavioral Health

This 1-hour webinar conversation explores answers to the question: What would it look like if we acknowledged and addressed the impact of racism and disparities in providing services to older adults? Presenters include Sandra Best Bailly, MSW (Simmons University School of Social Work), Lynda Phillips, LICSW, MA (BIO 1 Healthcare Consulting), and Emmanuelle Renelique (Awakening Excellence Adult Day Health Center).

Working with Older Adult Trauma Survivors

Joan Cook, Ph.D., a nationally-recognized expert in geriatric traumatic stress at the Yale School of Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry, discusses the impact of trauma as a risk factor for older adult well-being and offers strategies for more effectively supporting older adults with a history of trauma.

Trauma Exposure and Trauma Response

The impact of trauma exposure, sometimes called compassion fatigue, vicarious traumatization or empathic strain, is real. However, our response to this exposure can make all the difference in our ability to weather the storm and find healing. Mary Curlew, LICSW offers practical tools from trauma research and treatment to help caregivers maintain their mental health while caring for others during COVID-19.