Education and Training

MHANC is committed to providing quality continuing education trainings spanning a multitude of topics across the behavioral health community.

Training Opportunitites

Friday, October 16, 2020 10AMSowing The Seeds Of Self-Compassion: Mindfulness In And Out Of The Therapy HourClick here to register for CEs
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Monday, October 19, 2020 10AMPerson-Centered Care and DocumentationClick here to register for CEs
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Monday, October 19, 2020 2PMTrauma-informed CareClick here to register for CEs
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Wednesday, October 21, 2020 10AMPromoting Pride: Best Practices with LGBTQ+ ClientsClick here to register for CEs
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Thursday, October 22, 2020 10AMHoarding Disorder: A Community Approach Click here to register for CEs
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Thursday, October 22, 2020 2PMDealing With Difficult People: How to Work with Challenging Patients, Clients, Residents and their FamiliesClick here to register for CEs
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Friday, October 23, 2020 10AMNARCANClick here to register for CEs
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Friday, October 23, 2020 1PM QPR - Question, Persuade, Refer. Suicide PreventionClick here to register for CEs
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Monday, October 26, 2020 10AMHealth Literacy and Cultural Competency 101

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Tuesday, October 27, 2020 10AMThe Integration of Behavioral Health in Health CareClick here to register for CEs
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Wednesday, October 28, 2020 10AMEntitlements & Consumer Financial ManagementClick here to register for CEs
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Thursday, October 29, 2020 10AMInternal Customer Service in the Behavioral Health Care SettingClick here to register for CEs
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Friday, October 30, 2020 10AMAnger Management for Substance Abuse and Mental Health ClientsClick here to register for CEs
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This training series will be offered via ZOOM. Pre-registration is required and will be closed on 10/15/2020 (or when attendance capacity is reached). Following registration, you will receive a separate email with the link to the event, handouts and any forms pertaining to continuing education credits for LMSW, LCSW, LMHC, LMFT and/ or CASAC renewal. 
 
You are not required to have a zoom account to participate in this workshop series. You do not have to utilize your device camera or audio on your end, if you do not wish to do so. However, you must be able to watch the webinars, calling in alone without watching the presentations will not meet requirements for contact hours.
 
 

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More than 450 million people around the world live with mental illnesses.

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Over 3 million people in 2011 received treatment for their addiction.

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30-40% of homeless adults and 15-20% of people in jails and prisons in the United States have a serious mental illness. This is often accompanied by substance abuse problems in both these populations.

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