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April 2021

Traumatic Brain Injury & SUD: Suicide

April 15 @ 10:30 am

Starting with a background on suicide and the connection to traumatic brain injury (TBI), this presentation explores the relationship between suicide, TBI, and co-morbid substance use. After presenting some research-based findings, the speaker concludes with a discussion of the brain mechanisms that may mediate this relationship. Learning Objectives: Provide a background on suicide and the connection to TBI; Explore the relationship between TBI, suicide, and substance use; and Comment on mechanisms for this tri-directional relationship. RSVP: https://attcnetwork.org/centers/mid-america-attc/event/traumatic-brain-injury-sud-suicide?utm_source=SAMHSA&utm_campaign=bbe163193c-HEADLINES_2021_04_07_11_07&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_ee1c4b138c-bbe163193c-168918030

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Integrating Peer Support: Enhancing Crisis Services with Lived Experience

April 15 @ 1:00 pm

The purpose of the webinar is to take a closer look at the ways in which peers are contributing to what the traditional mental health system considers “crisis” supports and ways to implement this approach into crisis services offered by traditional mental health programs. The presenters will offer examples of peer-enhanced services within mental health organizations and how these services complement and improve the outcomes of service systems. They will also provide resources to help webinar participants access additional information…

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Connecting Prevention Specialists to Native Communities

April 16 @ 11:00 am

The National American Indian & Alaska Native PTTC, in collaboration with SAMHSA’s Tribal Training and Technical Assistance Center, is holding virtual trainings for prevention specialists to support our Native communities. These monthly trainings will cover topics such as crisis response, creating safe spaces to heal, sexual assault awareness, youth engagement, food sovereignty, etc. We will be sharing resources, and encourage peer support among participants. We hope these trainings will be supportive and helpful, and that we can help connect you…

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Mental Health Service Providers Mutual Support Group — Virtual meeting

April 19 @ 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until September 21, 2021

Many providers have developed unique strategies for meeting the needs of service participants over the course of the year, but they may still be struggling with maintaining their own wellness and self-care. To help facilitate support and the sharing of wellness strategies and resources, we will be facilitating Mutual Support Calls for Thriving at Work During COVID-19. The group meets the third Monday of each month, February through September: March 15; April 19; May 17; June 21; July 19; August…

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Myth and Facts: Things You Need to Know about Autism in Children

April 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Free 1 CEU hour for Social Worker or for any questions, please contact pbpsychadmin@ttuhsc.edu. Zoom link: https://ttuhsc.zoom.us/j/8753365524 Meeting ID: 875-336-5524

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Avoiding COVID-19 Burnout: Self Care & Resiliency for Public Health Leaders

April 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Behavioral Health Training Institute (BHTI) Leadership Check-Up Series: What We Can Learn from Crisis and Resiliency Our nation is experiencing a collective traumatic event, yet how we each manage this time will determine its individual and collective long-term impact. In response, the Leadership Check-Up Series - a six-part training series is designed to ensure health and behavioral health leaders are supported in their own behavioral health, as well as to build their capacity to enhance trauma-informed resiliency-oriented practices within their jurisdiction…

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Medication-Assisted Treatment in Drug Courts Virtual Learning Community: Addressing the Concerns of Court Staff about MAT

April 20 @ 1:00 pm

Despite the documented efficacy of medication-assisted treatment (MAT) and its designation as the “gold-standard” in the treatment of opioid use disorders, resistance among court officials has resulted in underutilization of this treatment option in some jurisdictions. This webinar will identify barriers to MAT acceptance by prosecution, defense, judges, and other members of the treatment court team, and will outline several approaches for addressing these common concerns of court staff about MAT. A site-specific strategy for providing training to drug court…

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On-the-Spot: Videoconferencing to Deliver Treatment and Recovery Services

April 21 @ 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 11:30 am on day Third of the month, repeating until December 15, 2021

A one-hour session with knowledgeable providers and subject matter expert(s) who will answer questions and lead discussions around a variety of topics related to successes and challenges of using videoconferencing to offer clinical/peer recovery services via digital technologies. Please join anytime during the session to ask your questions and share your thoughts and experiences regarding the transition of services to the use of videoconferencing methods. Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/99479731969

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Learning Effective Prevention Engagement in African American Communities & Sharing Successes

April 21 @ 12:00 pm

Participants will learn key strategies and practical method to implement prevention in the urban and black community. The presenters review African American history and how it impacts the way organizations learn and ultimately define what prevention is or is not for their targeted population. Participants will explore what the national data offers about African Americans drug and mental health concerns, learn specific prevention principles, and how to apply these principles within the African American/urban communities. By the end of the…

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Cognitive Behavioral Therapies for Serious Mental Illness in High Security Settings

April 22 @ 11:00 am

This is the third of a three-part webinar series related to forensic mental health. Participants interested in this topic are encouraged to attend the series, but each presentation can be viewed independently and participation in one is not dependent on participation in other lectures in the series. Individuals with a serious mental illness (SMI) are at least three times more likely to be treated in a forensic setting than in a mainstream mental health setting, effectively making high-security settings the…

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Telehealth Delivery of Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) with Hispanic Youth before and during COVID-19

April 22 @ 12:00 pm

Hispanic youths are less likely to have access to mental health services and more likely to prematurely terminate services when they do engage in treatment. Common barriers to accessing mental health care include: (a) limited availability of linguistically appropriate services for Spanish-speaking children and families; (b) limited services available in rural areas; (c) lack of transportation to mental health facilities; (d) being under- or uninsured; (e) caregiver employment barriers (e.g., scheduled work hours, leave restrictions; and more recently (f) a…

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Addressing the Critical Need for Housing and Strategies to Improve Housing Access

April 22 @ 12:00 pm

Housing is a critical need for homeless individuals in crisis and who are at risk for justice involvement. Services alone cannot address the overwhelming disruption homelessness contributes to well-being and health. Barriers to access housing include criminalization of homelessness, lack of partnership development, funding issues, and myths and realities of housing access. Presenters will address comprehensive strategies to improve housing access, which is key to early diversion. RSVP: https://praincevents.webex.com/mw3300/mywebex/default.do?nomenu=true&siteurl=praincevents&service=6&rnd=0.31957152943254274&main_url=https%3A%2F%2Fpraincevents.webex.com%2Fec3300%2Feventcenter%2Fevent%2FeventAction.do%3FtheAction%3Ddetail%26%26%26EMK%3D4832534b000000048ea1bde263486b442fe3ddc90d0e66733df6c85f1a2c31a016abf3693181b755%26siteurl%3Dpraincevents%26confViewID%3D186511491742072537%26encryptTicket%3DSDJTSwAAAARbx_TJKtJTcboGk-J--XL7n-hk8y2wFWLLrfTK2s_BXw2%26

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