Tuesday January 30 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Mountain Time
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Where: Zoom


Webinar ID: 865 5467 1296

Webinar Passcode: 013024



Hillary Hase 
Utah State University 

Mental Health Literacy for Employment Support Professionals

Webinar Description

This webinar will provide an overview of what mental health literacy is and why it is an important skill for employment support professionals. Then, an overview of the Mental Health Awareness and Advocacy for Employment Support Professionals curriculum will be provided. Participants in this webinar will learn basic components of mental health literacy and the Mental Health Awareness and Advocacy curriculum, and the importance of mental health literacy skills in employment support professionals.  


Presenter: Rachel Byers, MPH, CHES

Rachel Byers has a Master of Public Health degree and is a Certified Health Education Specialist. She became passionate about human services provision and research throughout her undergraduate degree while working with children and youth with dual diagnoses. She has worked in management for a residential habilitation service provider, where her interest in disability service provision and research piqued. She is passionate about health equity and quality health services provision. She currently works on the Mental Health team in the Research and Training division at the Institute for Disability Research, Policy & Practice at Utah State University and is an adjunct instructor for Idaho State University. 


The Center for Employment and Inclusion is a project at the Institute for Disabiltiy Research, Policy, and Practice at Utah State University.