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
Upcoming Events
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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 create a presentation to meet your specific needs. Topics can include, but are not limited to:

  • Mental Health First Aid
  • Youth Mental Health First Aid
  • teen Mental Health First Aid
  • Suicide Prevention (QPR Gatekeeper)
  • Helping Your Child Navigate an Increasingly Complex World
  • Stress Management Strategies
  • Managing Anxiety and Depression
  • Communication Skills for Healthier Relationships
  • 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 and offer CEUs. Current topics Include:

  • Preventing Sexual Harassment
  • Providing Trauma-Informed Care
  • Addressing Ethical Issues in Clinical Practice
  • Preparing to Work with Youth; An Introduction to Trauma, Bullying and Intervention
  • 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