In fast paced societies such as ours, it is important to stay up-to-date with advancements in behavioral health that benefit our communities. One such advancement is Alameda County's Behavioral Health(ACBH) Community Based Learning (CBL) Training Program.

This specialized program offers organizations in Alameda County the opportunity to receive FREE training on improving mental health outcomes for consumers and family members.


ACBH provides funding to support Alameda County systems partners and community-based providers in receiving free training. These valuable trainings are exclusively for our communities in order to build capacity to address mental health concerns and better serve the population of Alameda County.

Currently trainings are focused on: African Americans, Isolated Adults, Older Adults, LGBTQI2S,Pacific Islander, Korean communities and Faith-Based Communities.

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Ava Square

TA/CBL Program Manager

Ava M. Square, T.A. Program Manager, supports HHREC’s work with Alameda County Behavioral Health (ACBH), and the ACBH Office of Ethnic Services. The projects and services funded by the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA).include: Community Based Learning Training, WISER - A Magazine for Older Adults, and reports for Community Listening Sessions, and ACBH MHSA 3-Year Plan. Ava holds a MA in Organizational Development and Transformation from the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS).