Middle America School Mental Health Conference

May 29–30, Omaha NE | Register today!
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Mental and behavioral health classes you can take anytime, anywhere. | Continuing education credit avaialble.
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Integrated Primary Care | Creating a "medical home" for patients.
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Middle America School Mental Health Conference

May 29–30, Omaha NE | Register today!
Learn More

National Minority Health Month

Bringing awareness to the health disparities faced by racial, ethnic, and LGBTQI+ minority communities.
Learn More

Keep in touch!

Get news, events and more delivered to your inbox with our monthly newsletter.
View All Issues

Online courses on HealtheKnowledge

Mental and behavioral health classes you can take anytime, anywhere. | Continuing education credit avaialble.
Learn More

Area of Focus:

Integrated Primary Care | Creating a "medical home" for patients.
Learn More

Mid-America MHTTC

Munroe-Meyer Institute
984242 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha,
NE
68198-4242
HHS Region 7
IA, KS, MO, NE
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The Mid-America MHTTC serves the four states of Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, and Missouri (HHS Region 7) with a focus on integrated behavioral health and primary care, schools and mental health training programs. Our overall goal is to assist mental health programs and providers to establish evidence-based programs that are locally supported and sustainable over time.

The Center is funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and is housed at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.

If you are interested in our services, please visit our Contact Us page for ways to get in touch.


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Apr. 04, 2024
The Mid-America MHTTC team made their way to Seward, NE, in late March for the Four Corners Health Department's Building Resilience to Strengthen Youth and Family event. Mid-America MHTTC Trainers Dr. Kaitlyn Young and Eliza Godfrey presented on Evidence Based Practices for Building Resilient Families. They discussed:  Thank you to the Four Corners Health Department for […]
Apr. 03, 2024
In early March, Mid-America MHTTC Project Director Dr. Brandy Clarke appeared on Rural Health Matters on RFD-TV. RFD-TV is a news station devoted to covering rural topics and issues. Dr. Clarke joined the broadcast as a guest of University of Nebraska Medical Center Chancellor Dr. Jeffrey Gold. In the segment, Dr. Clarke discussed topics like […]
Mar. 27, 2024
Our newest HeatheKnowledge course is live! Continuing the series, Integrated Pediatric Primary Care: A Primer Series, our newest module covers Child and Adolescent Anxiety Disorders. Check out the objectives below: To take this one-hour course, register on HealtheKnowledge.

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This learning community is closed to select participants.  To learn more about this series, visit the homepage: Implementing Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) in Kansas  
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  The Mid-America MHTTC is a proud sponsor and member of the planning committee for the Middle America School Mental Health Conference.    Learn more: Middle America School Mental Health Conference    
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  Learn more: Nebraska School Mental Health Conference    

Products & Resources

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Comprehensive School Mental Health Case Examples Training Packet The Comprehensive School Mental Health Case Examples Training Packet was developed to be utilized with multi-disciplinary school teams, including building, district, and/or community professionals, who are tasked with assessing the academic, mental, and behavioral health needs of students.
Multimedia
  Additional resource: National School Mental Health Implementation Guidance Modules and Related Projects   Presented by: Jessica Christensen, M.Ed, holds a bachelor’s degree in Secondary English Education and a master’s in Education. With over a decade of middle school teaching experience, she moved from the classroom to the non-profit sector. Following the conclusion of Please Pass the Love in May 2023, she transitioned from Please Pass the Love to a full-time role at MHTTC. Jessica offers valuable insights to enhance mental well-being in education, empowering educators, and guiding districts to strengthen their mental health frameworks.    
Interactive Resource, Website
  Objectives Discuss the prevalence and risk factors for anxiety disorders in youth Discuss DSM-5 diagnostic criteria and differences between anxiety disorders Identify anxiety screening and assessment measures and determine when referral for intervention is warranted Describe evidence-based intervention strategies to treat pediatric anxiety with modifications appropriate for IPC   Learn more about HealtheKnowledge here: HealtheKnowledge Courses     Authors and Contributors: Christian Klepper, PsyD - primary author Rachel Valleley - primary author Holly Roberts, PhD - contributor Kristen Johnson, PhD - contributor Alli Morton, PhD - contributor Erika Franta, PhD - contributor Britt Liebsack, PhD - contributor Hannah West, PhD - contributor Nichole Baker, PhD - contributor Jessica Mandell, PhD - contributor Brandy Clarke, PhD - contributor    
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