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NAMI Iowa 2024 Mental Health Day on the Hill

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.

Coohey Receives Iowa Peer Workforce Study Grant

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.

Coohey and Landsman Present at CSWE Annual Meeting

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.