Training & Education
BEAM offers professional development and educational trainings for students, advocates, activists, grassroots movements and organizations.
Black Mental Health & Healing Justice: Peer Support Training
This training is a two day, healing justice peer support training for people working, living in and supporting Black communities.
The training equips participants with 101 knowledge of mental health issues, myths and challenges in Black communities and provides participants with tools and skills to offer healing justice informed peer support.
Emotionally Intelligent Leadership & Social Justice
The BEAM Emotionally Intelligent Leadership training provides leaders with a wide range of experience with the necessary tools that help incorporate emotional justice, equity, and wellness into their approach to leadership, as well as their organization’s practices and processes. This training can be provided in one day or two day segments.
Integrating Healing Justice: Unconscious Bias, Race, and Organizational Change.
This training is designed for organizations that want to align their policies, service delivery and work culture with healing justice and social justice informed mental health informed strategies. It involves assessment, evaluation and mapping out concrete changes organization's can make. This training can be provided in one or two day segments.
Social Justice Informed Mental Health Literacy 101
Our Mental Health Literacy 101 is designed to give staff at community based organizations a broad overview of mental health diagnoses, therapy, as well as basic counseling skills and tools to address mental health stigma. This is a one day training.
Masculinity & Mental Health
This interactive curriculum engages participants in dynamic reflective exercises, dialogue and skills building sessions that draw the link between mental health and the toxic elements of Black masculinity, while giving participants the tools to challenge misogyny in themselves and in their communities.
This training has a one day and two day option.
The BEAM Reflect & Rejuvenate Retreat is a day long session of interactive and artistic exercises aimed at helping collectives or staff review the emotional impact of their work; assess strategies for wellbeing in their work environment and celebrate the successes that invigorate them.