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  Welcome, September!   This is a busy month for us at the Mid-America MHTTC. We are excited for our next set of learning community meetings, trainings, conferences, and the continuation of series like Supporting the Mental Well-being of LGBTQIA+ Youth in Schools and Decolonizing Training and Supervision: Implementing a Culturally Responsive Model of Training.   September is […]
Published: 09/06/2023
  Mid-America MHTTC Integrated Primary Care Program Director Dr. Holly Roberts spent the first few days of August at APA 2023.   Hosted by the American Psychological Association, APA 2023 brought together thousands of psychology professionals in Washington DC to network and learn from their fellow psychologists.    Dr. Roberts presented in the symposium, "Application […]
Published: 08/08/2023
  Serving educators and school professionals is one of our passions here at the Mid-America MHTTC. So, with the new school year just around the corner in our region — we thought now would be the perfect time to assemble a list of free resources for this community!    MID-AMERICA MHTTC EVENTS (Upcoming webinars): Supporting […]
Published: 08/07/2023
  Hello, August!   With two webinars, one summit, and quite a few learning communities and technical assistance consultations, we're busy preparing for all the engaging learning opportunities we're partaking in this month.   Click here to read the full August newsletter.      
Published: 08/01/2023
The Mid-America MHTTC's area of focus, Integrated Primary Care, has a brand new product — Pediatric Integrated Primary Care: An Implementation and Training Manual for Professionals. This thorough manual walks professionals through all the ins and outs of integrating a behavioral health provider into a primary care practice. By creating a medical "home" for patients, their […]
Published: 08/01/2023
  The Mid-America MHTTC's Tele-Behavioral Health Consultation (TBHC) Primary Care Webinar Series now features opportunities for enduring continuing education credits! Starting today, July 17, participants can complete four enduring materials for continuing education for free.   These enduring materials are intended for physicians, physicians assistants, nurses, and nurse practitioners. Participants will need to participate in a […]
Published: 07/17/2023
  Enduring continuing education credits are now available for the Mid-America MHTTC's series Moving Towards Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHC).   Participants have the opportunity to take the three enduring models for credits through June 2024. Sessions include: CCBHC Model Overview, Evolution and What’s Ahead, CCBHCs: Why, Who, and How, and CCBHC: Understanding the National Landscape, the […]
Published: 07/14/2023
School professionals from across Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, and the rest of the United States congregated together June 27 and 28th for the Mid-America MHTTC's Educator Well-being Summit.    During the two day event, participants engaged with the process of design thinking. Led by the University of Nebraska Medical Center's design thinking team, participants broke […]
Published: 07/12/2023
  The Mid-America MHTTC launches a new series this week: Decolonizing Training and Supervision: Implementing a Culturally Responsive Model of Training. The series begins July 14 with the session Understanding the Role of Colonization and Historical Trauma in Behavioral Health Training. In this webinar, participants can expect to learn more about the role of colonization and historical trauma […]
Published: 07/11/2023
We hope you had a great holiday weekend!   Wow, what a busy June! We had a fantastic few weeks filled with conferences, learning communities, summits, and so much collaboration. We look forward to what July will bring — and hope you'll join us at our upcoming webinar.   Click here to read the full […]
Published: 07/05/2023
  The Center of Excellence on LGBTQ+ Behavioral Health Equity  | The Center of Excellence on LGBTQ+ Behavioral Health Equity provides behavioral health practitioners with vital information on supporting the population of people identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, two-spirit, and other diverse sexual orientations, gender identities, and expressions.   SAMHSA: A Practitioner's Resource […]
Published: 06/21/2023
  The Mid-America MHTTC has announced two new events featuring the innovative method known as Design Thinking.  Design Thinking is a process that tackles issues through six key stages: emphasize, define, ideate, create, test, and implement. The Mid-America MHTTC is working alongside the University of Nebraska Medical Center's Design Thinking team to facilitate these conversations.  […]
Published: 06/20/2023
The Mid-America MHTTC team hit the road again for another successful conference. This time, the team traveled to Kearney, Nebraska, for the Nebraska School Mental Health Conference.  In a booth filled with resources for educators and school mental health professionals, our team met and conversed with school professionals from across the state. Attendees also received […]
Published: 06/16/2023
Editor's Note: This article was previously published in our June newsletter.    The Mid-America MHTTC is launching a new series this fall — Supporting the Mental Well-being of LGBTQIA+ Youth in Schools.    Webinar topics will include foundational backgrounds on gender development, as well as individual sessions diving into the best practices of serving LGBTQIA+ youth in […]
Published: 06/06/2023
Happy June!   As always, we'll be busy as can be this June with webinars, conferences, and technical assistance — but we couldn't be happier! We hope to see you at one of our many early summer event opportunities.   Click here to read the full June newsletter.    
Published: 06/06/2023
The Mid-America MHTTC was a proud gold sponsor at Mental Health KC's annual conference. The conference, held May 11 & 12 at the Oracle Cerner Innovation Campus, was packed with mental and behavioral health providers and organizations from across the Kansas and Missouri area.  Aside from maintaining a booth space and connecting with attendees, our […]
Published: 05/16/2023
  Hello hello, May!   It's Mental Health Month! We are so excited to spend this month advocating for sure a near and dear cause to us. We hope you can participate as well through one of our many events — and if you can't, no worries! We have plenty of on-demand resources available 24/7. […]
Published: 05/16/2023
  Welcome, April!   A new month is here, full of new opportunities. As we embrace April into our lives, here's our reminder of the many new things that could be in store for you — new resilience skills, new funding opportunities, new calls for proposals, new continuing education credit chances, new webinars and so, […]
Published: 04/10/2023
  The Mid-America MHTTC's Moving Towards Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHC) Webinar Series continues this spring with the addition of two new webinars.    On April 7, Topher Hanson will present CCBHCs: Why, Who, and How. Hanson is the chief executive officer of CenterPointe, a Nebraska-based non-profit that provides community members with co-occurring mental health and substance […]
Published: 03/29/2023
  The Mid-America MHTTC's Tele-Behavioral Health Consultation (TBHC) Primary Care Webinar Series continues this April and May with two new sessions.    The first new session is What You Need To Know About Section 504 Plans, which will be presented by Graciela Sharif and Kristin Flott on April 12, at 12 p.m. CT on Zoom. […]
Published: 03/23/2023
Want to get this delivered straight to your inbox? Register here.  Hello, March!   Here in the Midwest, we're hoping to soon welcome spring with open arms —though with our weather luck, we might have to see a few more flurries first. While Midwest weather might not be dependable, one thing you can depend upon is […]
Published: 03/01/2023
  Editor's note: This article was originally posted in our February newsletter.      Our Tele-Behavioral Health Consultation (TBHC) Primary Care Webinar Series returns this March with a new session — Screening for Autism in Pediatric Primary Care. The webinar will take place on March 21 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. CT via Zoom.    […]
Published: 02/21/2023
Want daily well-being challenges sent directly to your inbox? We've got just the thing for you!  Our team recently adapted our popular 30 Days of Mental Health Challenge Calendar into a digital format. If you're familiar with our physical desktop calendar version (see here!), then you already know how fun and refreshing taking the challenge […]
Published: 02/17/2023
Members of the Mid-America MHTTC staff recently attended the National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention. Our team ventured to Denver, CO, February 7-10 to network, learn, and present to this year's cohort of attendees.  During the convention, our team had the opportunity to present during two sessions. The first session was a symposia featuring […]
Published: 02/15/2023
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