Thresholds Outpatient and Intensive Outpatient Services are person-centered, trauma-informed, and evidence-based.
Our model is to bring a comprehensive suite of services to wherever our clients are.
Thresholds provides mental health crisis response in Chicago through two programs – our Living Room and our Mobile Crisis Response Team.
The Thresholds Workforce Development Department offers workshops, conferences and other training opportunities.
Thresholds offers groundbreaking programs for adolescents, young adults, families, young mothers, and their children.
Thresholds offers services designed to integrate mental health, substance use, and primary care treatment.
Our mission is to provide data to support decision-making meant to improve quality of care, optimize health outcomes, and lower costs.
This program provides key transitional services to people with serious mental illnesses and substance use conditions who are exiting the justice system.
The only program of its kind in Illinois, offering services for persons with mental illnesses who are deaf or hard-of-hearing.
Thresholds’ Peer Success program is operated by consumers – those who have a lived experience of mental illness.
Thresholds is the largest provider of supported housing in Illinois and provides comprehensive services for persons experiencing homelessness.
Thresholds provides clients with the support and services needed to achieve independence to class members of the Williams Consent Decree.
Thresholds offers services to members of the armed forces who are experiencing PTSD, trauma, substance use disorders, and much more.
Thresholds’ Employment Specialists place clients in jobs of their choice to create real economic independence.
The Thresholds Creative Arts Therapy team, made up of a diverse range of trained art therapists, provides our clients tools for wellness.
The Thresholds Workforce Development Department offers workshops, conferences, and other training opportunities to Thresholds employees, providers, and outside organizations.
The Workforce Development department at Thresholds offers quality instruction regarding mental health, clinical practices, cultural humility, safety, and leadership. Grounded in evidence-based practices and trends in the mental health field, courses are intended to inform participants, build skills, and encourage learning as a part of routine practice. Courses are taught by members of the Workforce Development Department with relevant and vast experience in the field.
Thresholds is a licensed State of Illinois provider of Continuing Education for social workers (LSW/LCSW), professional counselors (LPC/LCPC), certified alcohol and drug counselors, and certified recovery support specialists (IAODAPCA).
We can travel to provide the training, host (depending on availability) at Thresholds, or facilitate the training virtually. Pricing is dependent on the length of training, content development, number of participants, travel expenses, and materials. Nonprofit rates are available.
Our expertise includes many of the following topics and content can be tailored to meet the unique needs of your organization:
Mental Health Awareness
Courses designed to educate people on what are common mental illnesses, symptoms and behaviors associated with these illnesses, stigma and how to combat it, and how to approach interactions with people struggling with mental health
Courses related to trauma informed care, being a trauma informed organization, treatment approaches to trauma, and transference/counter-transference
Clinical Skill Development
Relevant and evidence based clinical approaches and interventions:
– Motivational Interviewing
– Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
– Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
– Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
– Working with an Aging Population
Courses related to cultural humility and awareness, examining privilege and biases, micro-aggressions, allyship, and transgender/GNB issues
Courses related to ethical decision making, ethical considerations for supervisors, and boundary management
Courses related to safe practices including de-escalation techniques, staying safe in different settings, and crisis prevention and management
Leadership and Managerial Skills
Courses related to emotional intelligence, clinical supervision, staff development, team building, conflict management, communication, time management, and change management & strategic planning
Courses related to behaviors and signs of substance use, co-occurring disorders, integrated dual diagnosis treatment, treatment approaches, and overdose prevention
For more information, please contact the Thresholds Training Department at (773) 572-5253 or email Sterling Haukom- Anderson, Director of Workforce Development.