The Naomi Ruth Cohen Institute for Mental Health Education is dedicated to increasing the understanding of mental health and promoting wellness through:

  • Knowledge
  • Skills
  • Engagement
  • Connectedness
  • Hopefulness
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We provide speakers for a variety of groups and organizations, including but not limited to:

  • Youth Groups
  • Parent Groups
  • School Faculty and Staff
  • Faith Communities
  • Service Clubs
  • Employee Lunch and Learns
  • Social Service Agencies
  • First Responders
  • Units of Government
  • Criminal Justice Professionals
  • Human Resource Professionals
  • Hospitals and Other Healthcare Providers
  • Professional Conferences

We can tailor our presentation to meet your specific needs. Topics can include, but are not limited to:

  • Life Skills for Positive Mental Health
  • Mental Health First Aid (certificate available)
  • Suicide Prevention (QPR)
  • Helping Your Child Navigate an Increasingly Complex World
  • Stress Management Strategies
  • Managing Anxiety and Depression
  • Communication Skills for Healthier Relationships
  • The Opioid Crisis – What Parents and Concerned Community Members Need to Know
  • Responding to the Unique Treatment Needs of Older Adults
  • Supporting Loved Ones Living with Mental Health Challenges

Professional Development Workshops can also be tailored to your specific needs. Current topics Include:

  • Preventing Sexual Harassment in Clinical Settings
  • Providing Trauma-Informed Care
  • Mandated Reporter
  • Professional Ethics for Social Workers, Counselors, and Other Clinicians
  • The Impact of Adverse Childhood Events (ACEs)
  • The Opioid Crisis: What Professionals Need to Know
  • Stress Management for Professional Caregivers

If you would like to invite a speaker to your organization or community, please contact:

Tracy Levine, LCSW
Executive Director
Naomi Ruth Cohen Institute for Mental Health Education
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
325 N. Wells St, Chicago, IL 60654