Check Out These Other Upcoming Events & Additional Resources!

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Tips and Tools for Implementing the Primary Care Behavioral Health (PCBH) Model

Wednesday, January 22, 11am PT
Presented by the Center of Excellence for Integrated Health Solutions

Join the Center of Excellence for Integrated Health Solutions in a discussion around strategies and tools for adopting the Primary Care Behavioral Health (PCBH) model in both primary care and behavioral health settings. This webinar is the second of a three-part series focused on different models and frameworks used to incorporate and enhance integration of primary and behavioral health care services.

Learn more and register here.


Crisis Care with Individuals with Behavioral Health Disorders: Assessment, Prevention, and De-escalation 

Tuesday, January 28, 2020  10am PST
Presented by Mountain Plains MHTTC
Presenters: Daria Redmon, Psy.D. and Kerry Bastian, RN

For individuals with behavioral health disorders, crisis situations may place them at greater risk. This two-part interactive webinar series will highlight a variety of crisis situations, including but not limited to aggressive outbursts, disruptive behaviors, suicidal ideation, and homicidal ideation. Strategies for assessment and intervention, and the roles of different providers (e.g., doctors, psychologists, nurses, educators, social workers, counselors, and other behavioral health professionals) will be examined and then time given to practice these de-escalation skills. Finally, the importance of de-briefing and post de-escalation events will be discussed along with specifics regarding implementing de-escalation techniques into practice.

Learn more and register here. 


The State of Mental Health & Disability; Historical Injustices and Present Day Concerns

Thursday, Jan 30, 2020 11am PST
Presented by Mental Health & Development Disabilities National Training Center
Presenter: Shain Neumeier


Learn more and register here. 



Recovery from Serious Mental Illness (SMI) and the Practices that Support Recovery  

Webinar Series:
Wednesday, February 6, 2020  10am PST - Supported Education: Supporting Individuals to Begin or Return to Higher Education
Presented by the Northeast & Caribbean MHTTC


Recovery from Serious Mental Illness (SMI) has been studied and documented by researchers, practitioners, and individuals with lived experience around the world and across time. Recovery is real. 

Recovery can be supported by practices and services that encourage participant engagement, community inclusion, valued social roles, and overall wellness.

This series will introduce you to recovery from SMI and many of the evidence-based and promising practices that support recovery.

Learn more and register here.


Principles and Practices of Recovery-Oriented Care: 4-Part Series

Thursday, February 13, 2019  10-11am PST - The Importance of Community Inclusion
Thursday, November 14, 2019  10-11am PST - Principles of Recovery-Oriented Systems of Care (Past)
Thursday, December 12, 2019  10-11am PST - Peer Support as a Recovery-Oriented Practice (Past)

Presented by New England MHTTC
Presenter: Larry Davidson, Ph.D.


This is a 4-part series on the principles and practices of recovery-oriented care.

For more information, click here

To register, click HERE


Conferences & Learning Events

Northwest PBIS 18th Annual Conference: Vision 2020: PBIS for All Students

Pre-Conference: February 26, 2020
Conference: February 27-28, 2020
Tacoma, WA

The Annual NWPBIS Network Conference is the largest gathering of educators, researchers, thought leaders, community partners, and practitioners in the field of Schoolwide Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (SWPBIS) in the Pacific Northwest.

This year, we are partnering with the University of Washington, School Mental Health Assessment, Research, & Training (SMART) Center and the Northwest Mental Health Technology Transfer Center to bring you the latest in mental health research and practice for the school setting.

Learn more and register here. 


Northwest Rural Health Conference 2020: Rural Values: Shaping Care, Inspiring Success

March 23-25, 2020
Spokane, WA

Save the Date for the NWRHC in Spokane, Washington, and the Davenport Grand Hotel. 

Conference goals:

  • Highlight rural health public policy issues
  • Identify changes in the delivery of and access to rural health care
  • Identify ways that data & technology are improving health in rural communities
  • Examine issues that impact rural hospitals
  • Collaborate with peers on innovative models for rural health care delivery

Learn more.


American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting

April 25 - 29, 2020
Philadelphia, PA

Registration Opens Tuesday, January 7, 2020.

Housing for the 2020 Annual Meeting Is Now Open! Get your preferred hotel in Philadelphia by booking early.

Submissions for the 2020 Annual Meeting are currently closed. 

Stay tuned for more information HERE.  


2020 Washington Behavioral Healthcare Conference: Strengthening Community-Based Treatment & Recovery

June 17-19, 2020
Kennewick, WA


The conference brings together a diverse group of presenters to share information about therapeutic interventions, recovery supports, promising programs, and policies that advance best practices. Our goal is to provide a learning experience that expands professional knowledge, promotes community partnerships, and helps make recovery a reality. Last year over 680 people attended – this is a great opportunity to share your knowledge and experience!

For more information, click here

To access a pdf application to present at the conference, click HERE.