Training

MECCA’s Training Programs are designed to share MECCA’s expertise in cultural competency with fellow community leaders.

MECCA has worked with both the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and Pacific Clinics in translating their peer mentoring programs into the threshold languages of Orange County and in ensuring the cultural competency of these programs. Through the Pacific Clinics Workforce Training Program, MECCA implemented the peer to peer training of multi-ethnic consumers and graduated hundreds of culturally competent peer mentors. MECCA was also the cultural consultant for the Recovery Education Institute, translating training materials, educational resources and facilitating workshops for ethnic students of the Institute.

multi-cultural mental health

Our mental health training focuses on creating mental health awareness through a cultural lens with a focus on stigma reduction and to increase access to services.  Our training is tailored to specific audiences including Religious Leader, Paraprofessionals, Community Leaders. Mental Health Service Providers and Parents supporting their children’s mental health with curriculum designed for Early Childhood and Adolescence.   Let’s Talk about Mental Health workshops and retreats with a focus on youth are also offered that are interactive.  All of our trainings focus on getting individuals to feel more comfortable talking about mental health using dialogues and experiential activities.   

Cultural Competency

MECCA offers a unique look into various cultures and can deliver custom tailored trainings for multiple audiences including organizations, businesses, community leaders and mental health providers in order to better understand the diverse communities of Orange County.

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