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Mountain Plains MHTTC's 2nd Annual Leadership Academy

1:00pm - November 17, 2020 | Timezone: US/Mountain
Mountain Plains MHTTC
Registration Deadline: November 3, 2020
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Mountain Plains MHTTC's 2nd Annual Leadership Academy

Registration deadline is November 3, 2020. Applicants will receive notification of acceptance by November 10th.

The Mountain Plains MHTTC is proud to announce its second virtual Leadership Academy for new and emerging leaders working in Region 8 states (Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming). This year’s free Academy offers a unique opportunity to learn in a smaller seminar setting led by facilitators with leadership experience in behavioral health, military, and private sector settings. Participants will assess their leadership style and learn effective leadership skills and strategies with colleagues from their region. Discussions will include approaches to successfully address current challenges facing the rural behavioral health workforce.


If you are unable to commit to participating in all sessions in this series, please defer your application to allow others to participate. This year’s Leadership Academy is limited to 20 participants. For more information, please contact: Genevieve Berry at


Session 1 (Mandatory)

Understanding Your Interpersonal Style

November 17, 2020

1:00pm - 3:30pm MST


Session 2 (Mandatory)

Building Teams and Teamwork

November 19, 2020

1:00pm - 3:30pm MST


Coffee Chat 1

December 3, 2020

Time TBD


Session 3

Facilitation Skills and Techniques

December 8, 2020

1:00pm - 3:30pm MST


Coffee Chat 2

January 14, 2021

Time TBD


Coffee Chat 3

February 2, 2021

Time TBD



Gina Brimner, MSW, LCSW

Gina BrimnerGina is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker whose career spans direct service, management and leadership roles in government and non-profit health and behavioral health sectors in multiple western states. Positions Gina held previously include Senior Vice President of Youth and Family Services at Albertina Kerr Centers in Portland, OR; Unit Supervisor for the Policy Division of the Washington State Children’s Administration; Clinical Director of Juneau Mental Health, Inc.; and multiple roles in the State of Alaska Division of Behavioral Health. Currently, she leads WICHE’s Together With Veterans rural suicide prevention program, a collaborative developed in partnership with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.





Bob Dare, Dare Consulting, LLC

Bob dareBorn and raised in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Bob served in the US Army for 28 years. He completed his career serving as Command Sergeant Major (senior enlisted advisor to a 4-star general), US Army Forces Command, the Army’s largest organization. Bob served in six of the Army’s 10 Division, deployed to 28 countries, and touched the lives of countless people. For the past eleven years, he has led workshops, created and conducted training, and provided executive coaching. Bob’s specialty is in providing leadership development and professional/personal growth services. A certified executive coach, Bob has coached executive level leaders from a wide range of industry, military, and government organizations. He has facilitated numerous professional growth and leadership development seminars.