Mental Health Action Week was established to strengthen trauma-informed care expertise across the system, improve our classroom climates and campus culture, remove structural barriers, and advocate for additional resources to meet the diverse mental health service needs of California community college students and employees. Please join us for the California Community Colleges’ upcoming Mental Health Action Week webinar series.

  • Webinar Details


    May 2 - 5

    Registration Fees

    These training sessions are free to participants



    Who Should Attend

    Chancellors and Presidents, Chief Instructional Officers, Academic Senate Presidents, Chief Student Services Officers, faculty, students, and classified staff.

    If you have any questions, please contact the FoundationCCC Conferences and Events team at

    We strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable people of all abilities to engage fully. Closed captioning will be available for this event. To request an accommodation or for inquiries about accessibility, please contact the Conferences and Events team at

Webinar Series

Monday, May 2 | Introduction to Mental Health

The California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office invites you to the 2022 Mental Health Action Week virtual kick-off event. Join us in a discussion with system-wide leaders on current topics.

Tuesday, May 3 | Reap the Rewards by Creating a Self-Care Culture

Dr. Gloria Morrow will highlight the importance of self-care and downtime. She will guide the audience to develop a self-care and wellness vision plan, including three practical self-care strategies and how to get started. Self-care is for everyone.

Wednesday, May 4 | The Social Determinants of Educational Success: Centered in Mental Health

This webinar will introduce a framework of social determinants of educational success that highlights the three key social determinants that directly impact student success. A roadmap will be presented to embrace this paradigm shift by laying out strategies that identify key levers, maximize flexibility for local planning and decision-making, and create enabling conditions to support the re-envisioning of a student-centered support ecosystem.

Thursday, May 5 | Trauma Informed Care: An Essential Tool for Colleges

Most often, it is non-clinical staff and faculty that have regular and ongoing contact with students experiencing mental health conditions. Join Dr. Kristin Dempsey in this introductory discussion of trauma-informed approaches and practices. Audiences will learn strategies for engaging in trauma-informed approaches to support post-traumatic growth and resiliency. Gain knowledge on how to integrate trauma-informed principles and practices into the college culture.

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