Monday, January 29, 2024
The Iowa Peer Workforce Collaborative’s program manager, Kellee Thorburn McCrory, will be participating as a panelist at NAMI Iowa’s 2024 Mental Health Day on the Hill is February 20, 2024, in Des Moines.
Friday, December 22, 2023
NRC Research Scientist Carol Coohey received a $75,000 grant in July 2023 from the Telligen Community Initiative (TCI) to study peer and employer challenges in diverse Iowa communities that will support and grow a skilled, integrated, and recovery-oriented peer workforce.
Wednesday, December 14, 2022
Carol Coohey and Miriam Landsman presented the results of an evaluation of a suicide intervention skill training program at the Council on Social Work Education's Annual Meeting in October 2022. This quasi-experiment found that students completing a suicide-specific intervention skills course demonstrated stronger skills and greater confidence in applying these skills than students who completed a skills course without suicide-specific content.