Fall: Working with Hearing Voices & Unusual Beliefs with Peter Bullimore & company

Our summer session filled up fast, so we've scheduled one for fall!!Participants in this 6-session training will learn how to better understand and support people to make meaning of their experiences with voice hearing and/or unusual beliefs or what gets called “paranoia.” Attendance at all sessions is required to fully complete the training. All sessions […]

$30 – $150

The Wildflower Alliance LGBTQIA+ Support Group*

Access by web: https://zoom.us/j/679141713 Access by phone: 929.436.2866 Toll free access: 888.205.3279 Meeting ID: 679 141 713 For more information, contact Val: Val@wildfloweralliance.org, or Sean: Sean@wildfloweralliance.org

Anti-Oppression Training

Wednesday, October 27 —Friday, October 29, 2021, 9am to 5pm @ the Clarion, West Springfield IN PERSON TRAINING Join Sera Davidow, Rafael Rodriguez, and Ebony Flint as they offer a three-day anti-oppression training. This training aims to examine what being a “good” person really means, how to understand privilege and use it for good, effectively […]

Community Conversation: Navigating Benefits

361 North St Pittsfield

Join our Wild Ivy Benefits Connector and others from the community(361 North ST Pittsfield) to share knowledge and strategies for navigating Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), and more! E-mail: wildivy@wildfloweralliance.org

The Wildflower Alliance LGBTQIA+ Support Group*

Access by web: https://zoom.us/j/679141713 Access by phone: 929.436.2866 Toll free access: 888.205.3279 Meeting ID: 679 141 713 For more information, contact Val: Val@wildfloweralliance.org, or Sean: Sean@wildfloweralliance.org

Alternatives to Suicide Group Facilitator training

Alternatives to Suicide Group Facilitator training: *This 3-day* training is based in an approach developed by the Wildflower Alliance. It focuses on Alternatives to Suicide groups that create space to have real conversations about taboo topics like wanting to die without assuming illness, and without punitive action like taking away someone’s freedom. Applications are due […]

A 4 Day Training: Supporting People in the Criminal Justice System

IN PERSON FORENSIC PEER SPECIALIST TRAINING Learn how to support people during their involvement in the Criminal Justice System from people who have been there. In-person, four days.Four Days of In-depth Training Relevant for Your Work! Monday November 8th - Thursday November 11th 9 am - 4 pm each dayLocation:RTI Empowerment Center769 Washington StreetStoughton, MA […]

$50

Working with Hearing Voices & Unusual Beliefs with Peter Bullimore & company

ONLINE TRAINING: Winter Session - 6 Session Class:Wednesday, January 5, 10-2pm: Three Stages of Hearing VoicesThursday, January 6, 10-2pm: Three Stages of Unusual Beliefs/”Paranoia”Wednesday, January 12, 10-11:30am: Maastricht Interview OverviewThursday, January 13, 9-4pm: Using Maastricht for VoicesWednesday, January 19, 9-4pm: Using Maastricht for Unusual Beliefs/”Paranoia”Thursday, January 20, 10-2pm: How to Use What’s Learned from MaastrichtTo register, or for […]

Anti-Oppression Training, Winter 2022

THIS IS AN IN-PERSON TRAINING TO BE HELD AT THE CLARION IN WEST SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS! WE DO NOT CURRENTLY HAVE OPTIONS FOR PEOPLE TO REMOTE INTO THE TRAINING. Join Sera Davidow, Rafael Rodriguez, and Ebony Flint as they offer the Wildflower Alliance's* three-day anti-oppression training Wednesday, February 9 through Friday, February 11, 2022 from 9am to 5pm. This training aims to examine […]

Navigating Benefits; A Community Conversation

A 90 minute community conversation about some of the challenges to applying, receiving and surviving on government benefits About this event This will be an online community conversation on the topic of navigating the government benefits system.  This will be a space to talk about anything benefits related, from the application process and recertification to […]

6 Session Class: Working with Hearing Voices & Unusual Beliefs, March ’22

Participants will learn how to understand and support people to make meaning of their experiences with hearing voices & unusual beliefs About this event Participants in this 6-session training will learn how to better understand and support people to make meaning of their experiences with voice hearing and/or unusual beliefs or what gets called “paranoia.” […]

Voices, Visions & Unusual Beliefs: Innovative Support Strategies (Wed, Thurs, Fri)

Clarion Hotel 1080 Riverdale St, West Springfield, MA

In current Western medical paradigms, hearing voices is often a deeply marginalized experience. Those who hear voices and/or see visions are typically given a poor prognosis. Suggested coping strategies tend to be limited to distraction techniques or heavy neuroleptics. Clinicians, voice-hearers, and family members have often felt frustrated by the limitations of this model. Another […]