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Want to get this delivered straight to your inbox? Register here.    Welcome, February!    This month is a busy one here at the Mid-America MHTTC. We will be observing Black History Month, rolling out a new format for our 30 Days of Mental Health Challenge, and holding our winter cohort for our ARC for Educators: A Training of […]
Published: 02/01/2023
The Mid-America MHTTC is launching a new series, Moving Towards Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHC) Webinar Series.  Running March through May 2023, the monthly webinars are intended for internal community care team members, administrators, health providers and primary care teams. The first webinar is CCBHC Model Overview, Evolution, and What's Ahead. Presented by Angela Schindler-Berg, […]
Published: 01/25/2023
The Mid-America MHTTC's Gender Affirming Care toolkit connect providers and educators with resources regarding gender diverse youth.  The handouts are intended to help audience members understand and support gender diverse youth. Topics include the gender spectrum, an overview of key terms, and recommendations for primary care teams and school personnel.  Chapters include:  Gender Affirmative Care […]
Published: 01/24/2023
Want to get this delivered straight to your inbox? Register here.    Happy New Year!   We hope you've all had a fantastic holiday season surrounded by those you hold dearly. Our whole team is sending out our best wishes for 2023 your way.   As you ease into the new year, take some time to […]
Published: 01/04/2023
  The Mid-America MHTTC is proud to present our newest toolkit. This resource complements our previous series, Implementing Trauma-Informed Practices in Pediatric Integrated Primary Care.    The Principles of Trauma-Informed Care for Health Care Organizations Toolkit covers trauma-informed care practices for healthcare organizations, staff, and patients. With helpful suggestions for creating trauma-informed spaces and policies, […]
Published: 12/19/2022
  The holiday season can be both happy and hectic. There's travel to plan, shopping lists to write, and more holiday movies to watch than you can count. Many folks also face troubles with work stress, burnout, substance use recovery, and general overwhelm.    But they don't have to face these problems alone. There are […]
Published: 12/16/2022
The Mid-America MHTTC's HealtheKnowledge course, Integrated Pediatric Primary Care: A Primer Series, has two educational modules available. The modules, Adolescent Depression and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, are 1-hour sessions. More information on the courses can be found below.    Adolescent Depression This 1 hour course provides an overview of adolescent depression including prevalence, risk factors, and recent trends. […]
Published: 12/07/2022
Want to get this delivered straight to your inbox? Register here.  Welcome, December!   It's hard to believe this year has gone by so quickly. As 2022 comes to a close, our team is reflecting on our accomplishments this past year... click the link below to view our full newsletter & learn more!    public://2022-12/Mid-America […]
Published: 12/02/2022
  The shooting at Central Visual and Performing Arts High School in St. Louis sits heavy on all our hearts. We want to extend our sincerest condolences to the families, friends and community members that have been impacted by this tragedy, and we mourn the lives that have been lost.   As parents and educators navigate […]
Published: 10/25/2022
The Mid-America MHTTC Minute is back with another episode on the importance of leadership development! In preparation for the final installment of the Leadership Institute Community of Practice (produced in collaboration with the Mid-America Addiction Technology Transfer Center and the Mid-America Prevention Technology Transfer Center), the latest episode dives into building rapport, working through overextensions, […]
Published: 09/14/2022
  A new school year calls for new school mental health resources! That's why the Mid-America Mental Health Technology Transfer Center is bringing back two exciting and engaging learning opportunities — The Mid-America MHTTC School Mental Health Provider Learning Community and ARC for Educators: A Training of Trainers.  The Mid-America MHTTC School Mental Health Provider […]
Published: 08/18/2022
Pop on your headphones — because the Mid-America MHTTC Minute is back!  This month's episode features Dr. Anitra Warrior and Dr. Belinda Hinojos. The pair will be presenting the upcoming Leadership Institute Community of Practice webinar on Promoting Equity and Inclusion in the Workforce: Examining Bias in Hiring Practices. In the episode, Dr. Warrior and Dr. […]
Published: 08/16/2022
  Implementing Trauma-Informed Practices in Pediatric Integrated Primary Care is a four-part virtual series that provides information on traumatic life experiences, how they affect children, and how providers can use trauma-informed principles in their practice. Continuing education credits will be available.    Topics include:  Principles of Trauma-Informed Care for Health Care Organizations (Aug. 17) Exposure to […]
Published: 08/04/2022
  Editor's note: This content was originally posted in our Aug. 2022 newsletter.     You can now access Mid-America MHTTC courses on HealtheKnowledge!   By partnering with this resource, we're expanding our reach and providing even more continuing education courses for healthcare and behavioral health professionals. These interactive modules cover important topics and trainings […]
Published: 08/04/2022
  The Mid-America MHTTC's collection of recorded webinars and presentation decks for Tele-Behavioral Health Consultation (TBHC) Primary Care Series is now available for access!  The Tele-Behavioral Health Consultation webinar series provided primary care providers (PCP) with tools to increase their confidence and competence in managing psychiatric and behavioral health concerns in primary care. This series […]
Published: 07/25/2022
  The United Healthcare Behavioral Health Education Series allows for medical professionals to receive continuing education credits through asynchronous courses. Each webinar is an hour long, and can be used for 1.0 credit hours of continuing education credit.   Session topics include: Leveraging Measurement-based Care for Better Patient Care and Practice Improvement  Measurement-based care (MBC), also […]
Published: 07/13/2022
  Editor's note: This content originally appeared in the Mid-America MHTTC July newsletter.    In collaboration with the Mid-America Prevention Technology Transfer Center and the Mid-America Addiction Technology Transfer Center, the Leadership Institute Community of Practice kicked off in mid-June.   This series holds space for current and emerging leaders in behavioral health disciplines. Each session allows for opportunities to […]
Published: 07/01/2022
  Here at the Mid-America MHTTC, we love a good podcast -- so much so that you'll often find our team members stepping in front of the mic as featured guests! Here's a few of our latest podcast features:    HealthTeamWorks Chat: Conversations on How to Make Health(Care) Work Dr. Holly Roberts was featured on […]
Published: 07/01/2022
Editor's note: This content originally appeared in our June newsletter.    Recorded versions of the webinars and presentation slides from the series Growing More Than Corn: Nebraska Behavioral Health Workforce Development are now available on our website.   This series focused on recruitment, retention and development models for the behavioral health field and were led […]
Published: 06/01/2022
Editor's note: This story originally ran in our June newsletter.    Our newest series for primary care providers takes place each Tuesday in June.   Introducing: Tele-Behavioral Health Consultation (TBHC) Primary Care Webinar Series.   The Tele-Behavioral Health Consultation (TBHC) webinar series seeks to provide primary care providers (PCP) with the tools they need to increase […]
Published: 06/01/2022
Editors' Note: This story ran in our April newsletter, published April 1.     Mid-America MHTTC project director Dr. Brandy Clarke and regional trainer Dr. Hannah West joined the RN Huddle team for a special Women's History Month edition of their podcast.   RN Huddle is a podcast series hosted by UNMC's Continuing Nursing Education program. […]
Published: 05/24/2022
Editors' Note: This story ran in our May newsletter, published May 1.   The Mid-America Mental Health Technology Transfer Center has kicked off its newest training series: Implementing Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) in Kansas. This series will run from April to November 2022.    This training series is for all employees working on an Assertive Community […]
Published: 05/24/2022
  Editors' Note: This story ran in our April newsletter, published Apr. 1.   The last webinar in our series Context Clues: Using Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) to Enhance Treatment will cover adjustment to diagnosis and adherence from 12-1 p.m. CT on Thursday, April 21.   Each webinar in this series, produced in collaboration with Aetna Better […]
Published: 04/18/2022
  Editors' Note: This story ran in our April newsletter, published Apr. 1.   Join us April 19 to learn about best practices involving retention efforts within the behavioral health workforce. This webinar discusses recruitment strategies that are essential to enhance behavioral health pathways for a successful career while addressing the shortage of this specialty in […]
Published: 04/18/2022
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