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I have been able to take as many trainings as I like without worrying about budget. The in-house training department is a great employee benefit!

— Mary, Case Manager

People Incorporated News

Minnesota Nonprofits Boost Mental Health Services During COVID-19

May 20th, 2020

The Star Tribune reports on how Minnesota nonprofits are boosting mental health services, bracing for a wave created by the COVID-19 pandemic. Our Training Institute Director, Russ Turner, explains the increased demand for the institute’s free online resiliency class […]

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People Incorporated Training Institute Providing Mental Health Curriculum for 10-County Pilot Project in Southern MN

May 18th, 2020

The Austin Herald discusses our Training Institute’s partnership with the CREST (Collaborative Resources Education Services and Technology) Regional Management Team to offer core mental health training courses free of charge to its members. This collaboration is part of a […]

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People Incorporated’s Free Resilience Trainings Offer Valuable Tips for Combating COVID-19 Stress

May 6th, 2020

Our Training Institute Director, Russ Turner, talks with Andy Steiner from MinnPost about the process of creating a class series on resiliency during a pandemic and how he adapted the class so everyone can benefit. Attendees also shared […]

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Tips for De-escalation, Tensions at Home Amidst Quarantine

April 27th, 2020

Our Training Institute Director, Russ Turner, is featured on KEYC-News in Mankato, Minnesota. He discusses how learning tips to de-escalate tension during COVID-19 can help. 

“It can actually improve the relationship or that alliance between people. So the absolute best […]

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Resiliency Skills Amid COVID-19

April 8th, 2020

A message from our CEO, Jill Wiedeman-West

Our world as we know it has changed in a matter of weeks. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect so much of our lives, we’re facing what may be the greatest public health […]

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Mental Health & Community Health Amid COVID-19

March 18th, 2020

We care about you. Your mental health matters, and we understand that news of the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Minnesota may be triggering or worsening symptoms of anxiety or depression. Here are five tips for supporting your mental […]

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Dakota County Expands Program That Takes Proactive Approach to Mental Health Calls

March 10th, 2020

The St. Paul Pioneer Press discusses the 2020 expansion of Dakota County’s coordinated response pilot program, which pairs police officers with mental health professionals in the Twin Cities south metro suburbs of Apple Valley, Rosemount, Hastings, and potentially Burnsville, […]

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School-Linked Mental Health Services Creating Direct Access to Care

March 5th, 2020

School-Linked Mental Health Services is a pioneering program that began in 1998 to bring community mental health directly to students and their families. With your help and support, we’ve grown this program to include 25 schools in four districts, […]

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Your Gifts in Action: Training Institute Growing as Needs Change

March 5th, 2020

In 2015, the People Incorporated Training Institute opened its doors to equip mental health professionals with the most current behavioral health knowledge, expertise, and best practices. Over time, our highly interactive training courses have become a key resource for […]

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A Huge Win for Integrated Behavioral Mental Health Care

February 13th, 2020

This week, the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released a summary of the Trump Administration’s proposed budget for FY 2021, which includes $906 million to extend and expand the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHC) program.

Why is […]

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