The learning opportunities on this page feature important topics available for on-demand viewing. You may choose to view the videos in our peer support video series or navigate through one of our e-courses on recovery and resiliency. Or, select from a list of recorded webinars. The resources on this page are not eligible for CE clock hours/credits.

2017 eMpowered for Learning webinar series

Learn from Magellan’s own nationally recognized experts during interactive sessions related to children and youth, peer support, community inclusion and other current topics of interest during our 2017 webinar series. The monthly webinars are available at no cost to participants, and many offer the opportunity for providers to earn continuing education (CE) credits.

Additional information is available via the links below. We hope you'll join us!

July 19: Building Full Lives in the Community - Part I

2017 webinar schedule

 

Peer support video series

Magellan was the first company to recognize the critical role of peer support in the recovery process. We employ individuals with lived experience and actively include these individuals as part of the treatment process, as you'll see in our new video series.

Watch and be inspired by these stories and the positive impact of peer and family support on individuals in recovery!

 
 
 
Videos produced by Perlow Productions.

Additional video resources

Getting Help for Mental Health Challenges

Taking Psychiatric Medications: It’s Your Choice

 

Recovery & Resiliency e-courses

Recovery Courses

Recuperación

Resiliency

Capacidad de recuperación


 Webinars

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Youth MY LIFE: Youth Involvement for Successful Transitions and Systems Change    2013/11

This webinar will help increase the competency of clinicians working with youth to further engage, access and treat family systems rather than the individual child outside of its family system. This particular training will focus on the nuances and challenges of transition-age youth which has not been a specific topic or area of focus. It will focus on the developmental stages affecting this population, the administrative challenges and barriers, the poor outcomes for this age group and how to further engage family systems for this timeframe. Presenter is Greg Dicharry, CPRP, National Director of Youth Empowerment, Magellan Health Services. NOTE: CE credits are not available for viewing this archived webinar.

Co-sponsored by Magellan Health and ACMHA: The College for Behavioral Health Leadership.

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Youth The Children's Resiliency Initiative of Walla Walla: One Community's Response to Adverse Childhood Experiences 2012/06

This webinar will provide information and education about one community's experience creating a Children's Resilience Initiative to increase awareness of Adverse Childhood Experience and the power of resilience to heal and help children thrive. Presenters are Mark Brown, EdD, executive director, Friends of Children of Walla; Teri Barila, MS, coordinator, Walla Walla County Community Network.

Co-sponsored by Magellan Health and ACMHA: The College for Behavioral Health Leadership

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Medicaid Embracing Our Future: Medicaid and the ACA    2012/08

Through this webinar featuring Dr. Ron Manderscheid, participants will learn key features of the Affordable Care Act, identify at least two major initiatives not contingent on the ACA, and identify local actions that will be necessary for implementation of the ACA. The presenter is Ron Manderscheid, PhD, executive director of the National Association of County Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities Directors.

Co-sponsored by Magellan Health Services and ACMHA: The College for Behavioral Health Leadership.

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Peer Support (English) Peer Support E-Course 1: Peer Specialists 101: Research, Core Competencies and Ethics   2014/07 Welcome to this series of online courses about the practice, power, and potential of peer specialists. Magellan Health Services and the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) have partnered to tell you about this evidence-based practice.

Peer specialists are also called consumer-providers, peer support specialists, peer mentors. They're people recovering from mental illness that are trained and certified to help others with mental health challenges gain hope and move forward with their own recovery.

The peer specialist profession is growing more and more throughout the mental health care system. Recently, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services even recognized peer support on a national level as a billable service and an evidence-based practice.

Authors are Matthew G. Mattson, M.S., director of training for DBSA’s "Making Recovery Real Training Services, Peter Ashenden consumer/survivor and president/CEO for the DBSA, Larry Fricks vice president of peer services for DBSA and director of the Appalachian Consulting Group, Inc., Lisa Goodale, ACSW, LSW, DBSA vice president of training and Susan R. Bergeson, former president for the DBSA.  

Peer Support (English) Peer Support E-course 2: The Five Stages in Recovery and the role of Peer Specialists   2014/07 Welcome to the second in our series of online courses about the practice, power, and potential of peer specialists. Magellan Health Services and the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) have partnered to tell you about this evidence-based practice.

This course describes the role of peer specialists as a guide for their peers with mental illness. It explains how peer specialists support their peers during the five stages in recovery.  These stages are five ways relating to the disabling power of that illness at different times in people’s lives. The non-linear experience of the recovery process is described.  Additionally, cultural implications of recovery services are explained.   

Authors are Matthew G. Mattson, M.S., director of training for DBSA’s "Making Recovery Real Training Services, Peter Ashenden consumer/survivor and president/CEO for the DBSA, Larry Fricks vice president of peer services for DBSA and director of the Appalachian Consulting Group, Inc., Lisa Goodale,

Peer Support (English) Peer Support E-course 3: Using Your Recovery Story 2014/07 Welcome to the third in our series of online courses about the practice, power, and potential of peer specialists.  Magellan Health Services and the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) have partnered to tell you about this evidence-based practice. 

This course describes the power of personal stories of recovery, and how peer specialists can create and appropriately share their recovery stories to help others.  It contains actual personal stories of recovery, emphasizing the personal and unique nature of recovery for each person.  This section of the course also discusses the similarities and differences in their own recovery story.  

Authors are Matthew G. Mattson, M.S., director of training for DBSA’s "Making Recovery Real Training Services, Peter Ashenden consumer/survivor and president/CEO for the DBSA, Larry Fricks vice president of peer services for DBSA and director of the Appalachian Consulting Group, Inc., Lisa Goodale, ACSW, LSW, DBSA vice president of training and Susan R. Bergeson, former president for the DBSA.

 Peer Support (English) Peer Support E-course 4: Effective Supervision of Peer Specialists   2014/07 Welcome to the fourth in our series of online courses about the practice, power, and potential of peer specialists.  Magellan Health Services and the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) have partnered to tell you about this evidence-based practice. 

This course was developed for individuals who supervise peer specialists, although it is also very informative for anyone interested in this aspect of integrating peer specialists into a traditional provider or other healthcare setting. Creating an environment for success and recovery are presented, along with the 20 Pillars of Peer Support.  The course also includes a Power, Conflict, and Integrity scenario. 

Authors are Matthew G. Mattson, M.S., director of training for DBSA’s "Making Recovery Real Training Services, Peter Ashenden consumer/survivor and president/CEO for the DBSA, Larry Fricks vice president of peer services for DBSA and director of the Appalachian Consulting Group, Inc., Lisa Goodale, ACSW, LSW, DBSA vice president of training and Susan R. Bergeson, former president for the DBSA.  
Peer Support (Spanish) Especialistas Pares 101: 
Génesis, Investigación, Competencia y Ética
2014/07 Este curso no está disponible para horarios/créditos CE.
Peer Support (Spanish) Las Cinco Etapas de la Recuperación y el Rol de los Especialistas Pares 2014/07 Este curso no está disponible para horarios/créditos CE.
Peer Support (Spanish) Usando Tu Historia de Recuperación 2014/07 Este curso no está disponible para horarios/créditos CE.
Peer Support (Spanish) Supervisión Efectiva de Especialistas Pares 2014/07 Este curso no está disponible para horarios/créditos CE.
Whole Health & Wellness Whole Health, Wellness, and the Emerging Role of Peers 2013/03

This webinar will provide information and education about whole health and wellness approaches provided by peers designed to assist people with serious psychiatric disabilities improve personal health outcomes. The presenter of this webinar is Tom Lane, CRPS, national director, community and recovery services, Magellan Health Services.

Co-sponsored by Magellan Health Services and ACMHA: The College for Behavioral Health Leadership