Answering the Call: Using Principles of Design Thinking to Address Issues in Behavioral Health Workforce Development 


Event location: Embassy Suites by Hilton Omaha LaVista Hotel and Conference Center




UNMC's Design Thinking team will help participants apply Design Thinking principles to key issues pertaining to the behavioral health workforce. The process will help participants to identify challenges, gather information, and refine ideas. It taps into empathetic research, creative brainstorming, collaboration, and prototyping skills. 

  • There will be a registration fee of $100 in order for BHECN to cover food costs




This accredited continuing education activity is designed for physicians, nurses, social workers, psychologists, and counselors.




At the end of this activity, learners from clinical and learning environments will be better able to: 

  • Apply the process of design thinking and its application in creative problem solving.  
  • Describe the liberatory design mindset and modes for diversity, equity, and inclusion.   
  • Create a design thinking framework that focuses on the “end user” with innovative solutions. 





Jointly Accredited Provider logoIn support of improving patient care, University of Nebraska Medical Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.




The University of Nebraska Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.



The University of Nebraska Medical Center designates this activity for 13.25 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should only claim credit for the actual time spent participating in the activity.



ACE logoAs a Jointly Accredited Organization, University of Nebraska Medical Center is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. Social workers completing this course receive 13.25 general continuing education credits. The content level of this activity is advanced.



American Psychological Association logo13.25 Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibility for the content of the programs.





Hosted by the Mid-America MHTTC and the Behavioral Health Education Center of Nebraska



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Starts: Aug 29, 2023 9:00 am
Ends: Aug 30, 2023 4:00 pm
Registration Deadline
July 28, 2023
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