Behavioral Health Training Collaborative
Working together to provide mental wellness training to the Orange County, CA community
Trainings for Families, Groups and Professionals
About the Behavioral Health Training Collaborative
Western Youth Services and Four Local Area Partners Form the Behavioral Health Training Collaborative (BHTC), Work Together To Provide Mental Health and Wellness Trainings at No Cost to the Orange County, California Community.
Training Participants Feedback
Our Collaborative Partners
Western Youth Services (WYS) is the principle agency of the Behavioral Health Training Collaborative (BTHC). We understand that life can bring challenges that may require more than help from family, friends, and school personnel. That’s why WYS matches the right services or training to every child, family, and community member. Our integrated service model offers programs and trainings intended to prevent mental health issues by using wellness solutions and intervening early enough to halt behavioral or emotional issues before they reach a crisis point. We work with youth requiring intensive mental health services along the entire continuum of care.
At WYS, we approach mental health and wellness in the context of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and offer solutions that treat the predictable negative impact of ACEs and look upstream to prevent them from occurring in the first place. Our goal is to bring you industry experts who conduct quality trainings virtually and within your community by coordinating the collaborative efforts of our partners.
Visit us at www.westernyouthservices.org
Good mental health during childhood and adolescence is just as important as good physical health. Child Guidance Center (CGC) is dedicated to providing excellent behavioral and mental health services for the youth of Orange County. We train family members, teachers and others who all have essential roles in ensuring children can achieve their true potential. We support ALL families – adoption and foster parents, blended families, grandparents and LGBTQ+ families to provide the support and services they need to raise healthy and emotionally resilient children.
Visit us at www.childguidancecenteroc.org
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Orange County conducts free educational programs, meetings and support groups throughout Orange County, California. We address every aspect of mental health. In addition, the NAMI OC WarmLine is a free and confidential telephone service providing emotional support and resources to callers. Please take a few minutes to browse through NAMI’s website to learn more about their many free programs, educational meetings, support groups and advocacy provided for families and clients experiencing the effects of mental illness.
Visit us at www.namioc.org
OMID is a full-service family enrichment center dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for individuals and families in Orange County. Our therapeutic services’ goals are individualized to best serve each individual and family seeking professional expertise. We believe in promoting these common goals: well-being, resiliency, and reaching one’s potential while strengthening families and support networks. Our outreach activities and trainings are designed to reduce the stigma of mental illness and raise the community’s awareness regarding available support resources. We provide life skill classes, group training and seminars to support self-reliance and recovery maintenance.
Visit us at www.omidinstitute.org
Seneca provides a continuum of services in Orange County and throughout Southern California, creating and sustaining permanent families for children who need them. Seneca is an innovative leader in delivering unconditional care through a comprehensive continuum of school, community-based and family-focused treatment services for children and families who have experienced high levels of trauma or are at risk for family disruption and institutional placement. Seneca OC builds adoptive and otherwise families where children who have experienced abuse, neglect or abandonment can heal and thrive into healthy adulthood.
Visit us at www.senecafoa.org
The RESET Toolbox is an online collection of resources and no-cost trainings designed to help build resilience in our youth and communities. Families, educators, school/district administrators, K-12 students, community members, youth-serving organizations, and collaborative agencies can learn how to help kids and teens cope with stress, social isolation and more.
Our collective goal is to help children and teens in Orange County overcome the challenges of COVID-19 and other adversities that they may be experiencing.
Visit us at www.resettoolbox.com