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June 2019

Free

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH / THREAT ASSESSMENT

June 24 @ 8:00 am - June 25 @ 5:00 pm MDT
ESU 13 SB, 4215 Avenue I
Scottsbluff, NE 69361 United States

Course Topics Threat Assessment Concepts, Risk Factors, and Information Sharing Determining Dangerousness and Crisis Evaluation Verbal De-Escalation Brain Chemistry & Psychiatric Medications Behavioral Signs of Mental Illness and Substance Use Persuade. Refer. Trauma Informed Care & Secondary Trauma Impact Behavioral Health/Threat Assessment Training (BeTA) is a first-responder model of police-based crisis intervention (based on the Memphis CIT model, but adapted to the realities of Nebraska’s rural and frontier areas) with community, health care, and advocacy partnerships. BeTA provides law enforcement-based…

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Circle of Security – Sidney

June 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm MDT
ESU Sidney, 1114 Toledo St
Sidney, NE

Circle of Security Parenting Sessions Learn the importance of the parent-child relationship and how to keep it strong. Learn how to be the best parent you can be. Learn how to manage your child’s emotions and your own response to them. Learn step-by-step ways to develop secure attachments with your child that will last a lifetime. Learn how to “be present” with your child during the best and toughest of times. “The focus of this workshop will be for participants…

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July 2019

Free

Behavioral Health 101

July 9 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm MDT
Cirrus House Community Building, 1506 1st Ave
Scottsbluff, NE 69361 United States

To provide guidance in referring patients with undiagnosed behavioral health disorders, providers learn descriptions, symptoms and treatments for anxiety, bipolar disorder, depression, PTSD, schizophrenia and substance abuse. Target Audience: All providers of mental health substance abuse services ***Note About CE Credits: This program does NOT meet the criteria of an approved continuing education program for mental health practice. This training is designed for physical health providers or professionals who do not hold a behavioral health license. It is also appropriate…

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Ethics for Mental Health Providers

July 10 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am MDT
Cirrus House Community Building, 1506 1st Ave
Scottsbluff, NE 69361 United States

Using the American Counseling Association’s ethical decision-making model, mental health providers explore situations that might challenge ethical guidelines. The course also reviews topics in mental health care in six areas of professional functioning. Target Audience: All providers of mental health substance abuse services ***Note About CE Credits: This program meets the criteria of an approved continuing education program for mental health practice. Up to 2 hours of continuing education may be available. ***

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Strength Based Treatment & De-Escalation Techniques

July 10 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm MDT
Cirrus House Community Building, 1506 1st Ave
Scottsbluff, NE 69361 United States

SBT: Traditionally, helping professions focused on deficits and not on interventions that promote positive aspects of self. In this strengths-based treatment course, providers learn about SBT approaches, tools and interventions to promote a path to recovery. DET: Behavioral health providers learn the triggers typically associated with violent behavior, ways to assess for agitation and aggression and de-escalation strategies. Self-protection techniques also are discussed. Target Audience: All providers of mental health substance abuse services ***Note About CE Credits: These programs meet…

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Free

Positive Psychology: Clinical Tools for Behavioral Health Providers

July 10 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm MDT
Cirrus House Community Building, 1506 1st Ave
Scottsbluff, NE 69361 United States

Providers receive a strong understanding of positive psychology, which focuses on personal growth rather than pathology such as mental illness. Providers also learn useful clinical tools and how to find positive psychology resources for patients. ***Note About CE Credits: This program meets the criteria of an approved continuing education program for mental health practice. Up to 1.5 hours of continuing education may be available. No nursing credits available.***

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Treatment and Documentation Guidelines Objectives

July 10 @ 3:15 pm - 4:45 pm MDT
Cirrus House Community Building, 1506 1st Ave
Scottsbluff, NE 69361 United States

o          Identify and explain evidenced-based practices used when treatment planning and documenting o          Name three important strategies from a clinical auditing perspective o          Describe how S.M.A.R.T. goals method can improve treatment planning and progress notes ***Note About CE Credits: This program does NOT meet the criteria of an approved continuing education program for mental health practice***

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Adult Mental Health First Aid

July 11 @ 8:00 am - 5:30 pm MDT
Cirrus House Community Building, 1506 1st Ave
Scottsbluff, NE 69361 United States

o          Become familiar with signs and symptoms of mental health problems o          Learn ALGEE, a mnemonic device that refers to a five-step action plan to intervene and help those with a mental health crisis o          Gain information on resources and treatment options ***Note About CE Credits: This program does NOT meet the criteria of an approved continuing education program for mental health practice***

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Panhandle Partnership Membership Meeting

July 12 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm MDT
Prairie Winds Community Center, 428 N. Main Street
Bridgeport, NE 69336 United States

  Meeting Agenda Coming Soon!

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Free

TIPS (Training for Intervention Procedures) – Scottsbluff

July 13 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm MDT
Harms Advanced Technology Center-WNCC, 2620 College Park Road
Scottsbluff, NE 69361 United States

TIPS (Training for Intervention Procedures) is a skills-based training program for alcohol servers that is designed to prevent intoxication, under-age drinking, and drunk driving. Alcohol servers will gain knowledge and develop the confidence necessary to be safe, responsible alcohol servers.  Pre-registration is required as class size is limited.   Training is in room C-139 at the Harms Center

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