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Southeast MHTTC October 2019 Newsletter

Southeast MHTTC 

Newsletter

Volume II, Issue 1 - October 2019

Lo Que Usted Necesita Saber y Cómo Hablarle a Sus Hijos Acerca de Vapear

Lo Que Usted Necesita Saber y Cómo Hablarle a Sus Hijos Acerca de Vapear.

School-Based Mental Health Interventions in a High Trauma Setting

This presentation will look at creative intervention strategies to address the continually evolving needs in a newcomer campus that works primarily with Latino students. We will discuss the spectrum of “traditional” mental health services as well as best practices that have been implemented, including the therapy bunny, garden, and restorative circles. An overview of the needs of the school and the students will be presented to provide background on the development and implementation of the intervention strategies.

Hispanic Heritage Month is Over, Now What Unpacking What it Means to Work with Latinx Clients

Every year we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and make strides to helping the broader U.S. society learn more about Hispanics as a group. This is important and we should continue to do so. But to truly begin to impact the health and mental health inequities impacting Latinx, we must go beyond the three F’s that characterize heritage months: food, fun, and festival.

Podcast Episode 18: Current Drug Trends - Kratom

Today we will be talking with about kratom.

Our guest speaker is Officer Ryan Snow.

Ryan serves fulltime as a police officer with a large university police department where he educates the community about DUI and drug-related issues.

He is a certified drug recognition expert instructor and has completed hundreds of hours of training related to drugs and the impact they have on the human body.

As a police officer, Ryan has firsthand knowledge of the danger that drugs bring to communities.

Podcast Episode 17: Current Drug Trends - Inhalants

Today we will be talking with about inhalants.

Our guest speaker is Officer Ryan Snow.

Ryan serves fulltime as a police officer with a large university police department where he educates the community about DUI and drug-related issues.

He is a certified drug recognition expert instructor and has completed hundreds of hours of training related to drugs and the impact they have on the human body.

As a police officer, Ryan has firsthand knowledge of the danger that drugs bring to communities.

Trauma-Informed Schools Webinar Part 2: Trauma Sensitive Practices

This webinar series will define adverse childhood experiences and child trauma, describe how they impact student health, learning, and behavior and discuss how schools can respond by becoming trauma-informed. Please click here to access the webinar.

The Dialogue: The Central East eNewsletter October 2019

The October 2019 Dialogue contains articles on: Addiction: National Addiction Treatment Week | Mental Health: Mental Illness Awareness Week | Prevention: Substance Abuse Prevention Week | ORN: Increasing Treatment Providers | Vaping.

Additional sections include upcoming training and webinar events, behavioral health observances, new resources, Region 3 news, and New Resources.

Motivational interviewing for Smoking Cessation, Part 2

This webinar builds upon MI’s fundamental concepts and continues development of the necessary skills to access motivation and strengthen commitment to change.

Presenter Laura A. Saunders, MSSW, is the Wisconsin state project manager for the Great Lakes ATTC, MHTTC, and PTTC. Laura is an experienced MI trainer and a member of the international Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers. 

The Nurses' Role in Treating Persistent and Severe Mental Illness

Severe and persistent mental illness touches every part of a person’s life. It impacts overall health, relationships, activities of daily living and overall quality of life. The mental health treatment community is learning more about evidence-based practices that result in increased quality of life and improved recovery trajectories. The foundation of mental health treatment is a multidisciplinary treatment team. In this webinar, Dr. Gina Bryan gives an overview of how nurses support people with persistent and severe mental illness.