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Training and Technical Assistance Related to COVID-19

Resources from MHTTC

MHTTC main page:

Responding to COVID-19: highlight products and resources that can be useful when coping with the effects of
widespread public health crises such as:
• Psychosocial Impacts of Disasters: Assisting Community Leaders
• Supportive Practices for Mental Health Professionals During Pandemic-Related Social Distancing

Recorded Webinars:
• Substance Use Disorder Services in the Days of a Pandemic: You Need A Bigger Boat! –

Upcoming webinars:
• Changing the Conversation about Mental Health to Support Students During a Pandemic – April 9, 2020 –

• Changing the Conversation About Mental Health – How do we Come Back to the New Normal? – April 13, 2020 –

ATTC Resources

OTP Questions Regarding Sustaining Operations During the Uncertain and Turbulent Times – AATOD, ATTCs, and AAAP
are collecting questions from OTPs related to sustaining care, providing support and maintaining a safe work
environment for staff during these turbulent and uncertain times. We will compile all questions, work with field experts
to determine responses, and develop and disseminate a “FAQ” document.

Compassion Fatigue and the Behavioral Health Workforce Curriculum Infusion Package – This 5-part Curriculum
Infusion Package (CIP) on Compassion Fatigue and the Behavioral Health Workforce was developed in 2020 by the
Pacific Southwest Addiction Technology Transfer Center (PSATTC). Part 1 provides a brief overview of the behavioral
health workforce and associated shortages, and introduces the demands on the workforce. Part 2 focuses on
compassion fatigue and secondary traumatic stress. Part 3 provides a brief overview of how organizations can help
individuals avoid experiencing burnout. Part 4 focuses on actions that behavioral health professionals can take to
prevent compassion fatigue. And Part 5 focuses on self-care as an ethical duty in order to manage compassion fatigue.

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