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Join Hume's Relationship Series on Zoom, finishing on 10/21/2020 with "Getting Ready for Romance!"

Hume Center, in partnership with Putnam Clubhouse, is hosting another inter-agency workshop open to the public on Zoom. This event is back by popular demand and expands what was one discussion into three separate one-hour sessions. Hume's Director of Clinical Programs Chris Celio, PsyD will host discussions on Making Friends on 9.30.2020, Developing Best Friends on 10.14.2020, and Getting Ready for Romance on 10.21.2020!
 
Join on Zoom at: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87940699346 or join by phone by dialiing 1-669-900-9128 and entering Meeting ID: 879 4069 9346
 
Please RSVP to lily@putnamclubhouse.orgor by calling Lily Moreno at the Putnam Clubhouse at (925) 691-4276

Join Hume's Coping Strategies Series Every Other Friday at 5pm on Zoom

Please join our South Asian Community Health Promotion Services program as they bring you Coping Strategies Workshops every other Friday. These events are free and on Zoom, so join us weekly as we offer coping skills strategies and techniques!

 

Self Talk & Self-Esteem
(Materials Needed: Paper, pen/pencil and drawing materials)
October 9, 5pm to 6pm

To join this event, click this link:   https://zoom.us/j/92360503994 or enter Meeting ID: 923 6050 3994

 

 

Previous Sessions:

July 10, 2020 Resilience
We practiced techniques to increase resilience

 

July 17, 2020 Art & Music
We enjoyed a compilation of Punjabi & Bollywood Music while engaging in art

 

July 31, 2020 “Flow into August”
We enjoyed a guided yoga practice 

 

August 7, 2020 Mindfulness
We practiced mindfulness for wellness

 

August 21, 2020 Two Hearts Art Activity
We used art to build stronger relationships

 

September 11, 2020
Supporting Each Other, Building Community

 

September 25, 2020
Exploring our Identities Through Writing

SPIRIT is the Hope in the Behavioral Health System: Application Deadline Extended

Hume Center has benefited greatly from the SPIRIT Program and the SPIRIT Program has been a great boon to the people of Contra Costa and its behavioral health system of care.

In 1994, Contra Costa Behavioral Health, formerly Contra Costa Mental Health or CCMH, designed and implemented a recovery-oriented peer support provider training. In 2008, the training was renamed to the Service Provider Individualized Recovery Intensive Training, also known as the SPIRIT program. In 2010, SPIRIT became an accredited course at Contra Costa College. The Hume Center has been teaching in SPIRIT since 2011 and has been hosting SPIRIT Interns and hiring SPIRIT Graduates since 2014. A long list of current and former clients of our services have graduated from SPIRIT and achieved the benefits that this inspriing course brings.

SPIRIT includes classroom instruction, homework, site visits to local behavioral health programs, learning how to understand and tell your story, creating a Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP), training in skills and knowledge key to working in the behavioral health field, a six-week internship at a local behavioral health program, and entrance into a presitgiuos and supportive SPIRIT alumni fellowship. The SPIRIT Graduation is one of the highilights of the annual events in Contra Costa, as the graduates celebrate a momentous achievement in front of their friends, family, SPIRIT alumni, and representatives from the whole continuum of services and supports in the county. SPIRIT brings the hope to the system, proving that reocvery is real and showing that lived experience is a vital ingredient in being effective healers.

Contra Costa's Office for Consumer Empowerment has extended the deadline to apply for SPIRIT 2021 to October 23, 2020. Please download this application for more details. The course is following all safety guidelines and has many supports in place to help you register to be a student at Contra Costa College and successfully navigate going back to school and earning college credits!