Collaborative training to support stronger communities
Connecting LA County
The UCLA Prevention Center of Excellence (COE) provides workforce development, through evidence-based trainings, consultation, and coaching, designed to improve community mental health and wellbeing. It harnesses extensive expertise from the Jane and Terry Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA, as well as other campus-wide partnerships.Learn More
WHAT WE DO
The COE engages with agencies around LA County to provide program implementation and evaluation support, in-person and online training, and coaching to:
Trauma and Resilience Informed CareBuild healing agencies that are trauma and resilience informed.
Professional WellbeingStrengthen the workforce and reduce burnout through a focus on professional wellbeing.
Early ChildhoodSupport our youngest residents through special programs for early childhood professionals.
Positive School EnvironmentsCreate positive school and community environments for all county residents.
Youth and Family ResiliencePromote family engagement using a strength-based and resilience-focused approach.
Crisis ResponseEmpower professionals with the skills needed to support community members during a crisis.
A Public Partnership
Prevention Centered Collaboration
The COE represents the training and implementation arm of the DMH + UCLA Public Partnership for Wellbeing. The center is committed to transforming prevention services through online and in person professional development. Its offerings aim to enhance the wellbeing of all of Los Angeles County and support systems of care that are both trauma and resilience informed.Learn More
News & Resources
UCLA Magazine Highlights DMH + UCLA Public Partnership for Wellbeing As Joint Effort to Strengthen Communities
When it comes to life-changing mental health services, underserved communities are often the hardest to reach. The DMH + UCLA Partnership is changing that.View Post
UCLA Appoints Dr. Patricia Lester as Executive Vice Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral SciencesView Post
Fostering a Climate of Belonging Through the Community Schools ProgramView Post
Support your wellbeing as we move beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Download resources, access self-guided courses, and watch videos from the DMH + UCLA Wellbeing for LA Learning Center.Learn More