Student Health and Human Services

  • Professional Development for Staff
    (including tranings offering CEUs)

    The SHHS Professional Development Database is a curated resource of online and downloadable trainings related to supporting schools. The searchable database offers wide range of topics such as: trauma practices, anti-racist practices, mental health, LGBTQI, child welfare and attendance, COVID-19, grief and many more. 

    External providers include UCLA Center for Excellence, National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN), and other organizations. Some trainings offer Continuing Education Units (CEUs).

    Downloadable trainings created by SHHS's School Mental Health; Human Relations, Diversity & Equity; and Positive Behavior Interventions and Support/Restorative Practices are also available. Schools who wish a faciliated training may contact the related office. 

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    Disclaimer: This database identifies internal and external resources that may be useful for our staff and stakeholders. The opinions expressed on these pages are solely those of the host website and not necessarily those of the Los Angeles Unified. Any advertising presented on external sites is solely the responsibility of the host site and not the Los Angeles Unified. Inclusion in this database does not constitute any endorsement by Los Angeles Unified of the products or services of those enterprises.

    The DMH-UCLA Prevention Center of Excellence Learning Center provides trauma-informed, educational-related resources to address learning in the context of COVID-19. To sign up, simply visit:
    (1)  Educators Overcoming Under Stress series includes engaging interviews that explore workplace resilience and wellbeing, student and family engagement, professional development, challenges, best practices, and preparation for reopening.
    (2) A couple of online courses that you can access immediately:

       a) Cultivating Compassionate Schools
       b) Enhancing Professional Wellbeing
Duration Description Website CEU/Cost Topics
Varies The Museum of Tolerance's virtual PD experiences offer insights and tools that you can use NOW. hate, bias, LGBT
6 hrs. Bounce Back is a school-based group intervention for elementary students exposed to stressful and traumatic events. trauma, resilience
5 hrs. The Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools is a school-based, group and individual intervention to reduce symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder depression and behavioral problems. CBIT, PTSD, depression, attendance, behavior
Varies CE for Less Trainings on topics related to schools, PPSC, children, youth, and families. CEU $ partner violence, suicide, ethics
2 hrs. EMDRIA released guidelines on EMDR therapy using telehealth. no cost
1 hr. Millions of Americans are incurring financial debt and lost income during COVID. This addresses how to support clients with COVID-19 financial stress. FREE/CEU poverty, COVID
9 hrs. The National Child Traumatic Stress Network Brings together experts on the impact of community violence on youth and families. trauma, families, psychological first aid, grief, violence
2 hrs. Focusing on how to implement EMDR Therapy remotely. EMDR, COVID, virtual care
10-weeks Engage in this course on increasing your happiness and building more productive habits. well-being
2 hrs. Katie Couric explores the rapidly evolving complexities of gender identity through on a unique journey - from birth to death - to discover the dynamics of gender in 2016. gender, transgender
1 hrs. HRC workshops review research and strategies to create more supportive schools and communities for LGBTQ+ youth. race, LGBT, families, resilience, trauma
Varies The National Child Traumatic Stress Network offers resources and trainings on a range of topics including trauma, assessment and intervention techniques, racism, and systems change. FREE/CEU trauma, psychological first aid, substance abuse
1.5 The National Institute of Mental Health, Office for Disparities Research and Workforce Diversity hosts a variety of webinar series. mental health, trauma, LGBT, suicide
Varies The Coalition to Support Grieving Students offers resources to empower school communities in the ongoing support of their grieving students. grief, trauma, COVID, schools, pandemic
Varies PESI, Inc. provides a variety of continuing education services for mental health, rehab, and healthcare professionals. CEU $ trauma, COVID, mental health, virtual care
Varies PracticeWise offers innovative tools and services to help clinicians improve the quality of health care for children and adolescents. CEU $ anxiety, trauma, stress, conduct problems
Varies The Human Rights Campaign and the National LGBT Health Education Center offer learning modules on LGBTQ health topics. CME/CEU and HEI approved. FREE/CEU/CME LGBT, Health care, nurses
1 hrs. Embrace Race offers resources and webinars on raising a generation of children who are thoughtful, informed and brave about race. race, children, violence
Varies Apply self-care, resilience, and healing to help ourselves, our students and our clients. Mindfulness, trauma, staff, students, wellness. Self-care
Varies Webinars on white privilege and anti-racism for white people Race, justice, privilege
Varies Teaching Tolerance’s webinars and resources cultivate positive identity formation, encourage students to confront racial and ethnic injustice, and prepare them to live and work in a diverse world. Race, justice, diversity, identity, sexual and gender identity, ability, class, bias, bullying, mental health
varies Mental Health America is dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and promoting the mental health of all. certificate COVID-19, mental health, BIPOC, suicide, gender, racism, trauma
varies The UCLA Friends of Semel Open Mind series invites scientists, researchers, clinicians, authors and filmmakers who raise awareness and erase stigma about mental illness. mental health, grief, parenting
Varies LAUSD's Human Relations,Diversity & Equity has a robust catalog of trainings on topics such as Courageous Conversations for Antiracist Schools; Welcome Back to 2020; bullying & cyberbullying; and 10+ modules on LGBTQ. anti-racism, sexual harassment, gender identity, BIPOC, xenophobia, COVID
varies Sanford Harmony offers webinars about social emotional learning and practical strategies communication, empathy, trauma