Webinars

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Webinar: Building Resilience to Reduce Suicide in Arctic Communities

“The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is proud to present research that showcases two different community-based approaches that aim to build resilience in Indigenous communities with the hope of reducing suicide in the Arctic. This series will also showcase researchers participating in the Collaborative Hubs to Reduce the Burden of Suicide among American Indian and Alaska Native Youth (U19) that develops and tests preventive strategies that could sustainably reduce the burden of youth suicide in AI/AN communities.”

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 • 12:00–1:30 PM PT

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Suicide Assessment – Webinar

“In the Surgeon General’s 2012 National Strategy for Suicide Prevention: Goals and Objectives for Action she emphasized the importance of instituting “training for all health, mental health, substance abuse and human services professionals concerning suicide risk assessment and recognition, treatment, management, and aftercare interventions.” This workshop is designed to provide a greater understanding of suicide. Objectives: define basic terms related to suicidality; be familiar with suicide-related statistics; describe the phenomenology of suicide; demonstrate understanding of risk and protective factors; understand the link between mental health and substance use diagnoses and suicide; screening questions.”

Presented by: Stacey Chay, LASWA, MHP, Director, Eastern Washington University Weekend Hybrid MSW Program, School of Social Work

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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Signs & Symptoms – Webinar

“This presentation will provide participants with an understanding and working knowledge of addiction. The basics of psychopharmacology and physical and psychological dependency will be included. Emphasis will be on signs and symptoms use patterns, complications, and management/treatment associated with specific substances.”

Presented by: Mark Disselkoen, MA, LCSW

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 10:00 am – 11:30 am PST

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Older Americans Behavioral Health:  Webinar Series

This series provides an opportunity to learn about critical behavioral health conditions and problems affecting older adults, including prescription medication misuse and abuse, suicide, depression, and anxiety and evidence-based prevention and treatment programs to address these problems.

Building Resiliency in Child Abuse Organizations

This training is intended for victim service providers who work within an agency that is interested in and willing to implement policies, supervisory techniques, and training that support resiliency.

Date:  Ongoing.