Training and Talks Menu

Training and talks menu:
Something for everyone. 
Choose a topic.  Request a speaker.  Arrange training.

Responsive, focused and free
Adaptable to your time & interests
Topics menu by category
Topics menu by presenter
How to request training or presentation

Responsive, focused and free

  • presentations: to raise awareness and understanding of behavioral health issues that affect ALL Nebraskans — city and town, farm and ranch.
  • training: to support local communities and care providers in offering more and better resources for behavioral health disorders.
  • topics can be focused on your group’s area of interest, specific or general, as it affects quality of life in your Nebraska community.
  • presenters include health professionals from UNL, UNMC and Creighton — and Nebraskans who share compelling personal stories.
  • always free, statewide, to ANY Nebraska group that wants to learn about disorders, treatment and recovery.

Adaptable to your time & interests
Presentations and training can be adapted for any audience. Not sure where to start? Don’t see a menu topic that speaks to your interests? Contact BHECN 402-552-7697bhecn@unmc.edu

  • topics cover behavioral health in all ages — from children to seniors.
  • topics can be adapted to your interests — and time available. Examples:
  Mental health   Warning signs/symptoms
  Substance abuse   Care and treatment
  Specific disorders   Trauma and recovery
  Illness prevalence   Care collaboration
  • topics can be adapted for any audience. Examples:
  Primary care providers   Family/friends affected
  Behavioral care providers   Community members
  Government agencies   Clergy & church organizations
  NGO — help networks   First responders (police-fire-EMT)

Topics menu by category
Presentations and training can be adapted for any audience. Not sure where to start? Don’t see a menu topic that speaks to your interests? Contact BHECN 402-552-7697 | bhecn@unmc.edu

CATEGORIES (in alphabetical order) PRESENTERS (click a category to see presenters)

Awareness & Understanding
Disorders — Illness
Trauma, Stress & Recovery
Treatment & Medication
SEE ALL TOPICS

CATEGORY Awareness & Understanding
TOPIC PRESENTER TIME
Childhood Discipline Joe Evans, PhD 1-2 hrs

 

CATEGORY Disorders — Illness
TOPIC PRESENTER TIME
Addictions: Biology of Addiction Paul Springer, PhD 1 hr
Addictions and the Family Paul Springer, PhD 1 hr

 

CATEGORY Trauma, Stress & Recovery
TOPIC PRESENTER TIME
Stress Management and Mindfulness Paul Springer, PhD 1 hr
The Physiology of Stress and Demonstration of HeartMath Interventions Brent Khan, EdD 1-2 hrs

 

CATEGORY Treatment & Medication
TOPIC PRESENTER TIME
Diagnosis and Behavioral Treatment of ADHD Joe Evans, PhD 1-4 hrs
Diagnosis and Behavioral Treatment of Elimination Disorders Joe Evans, PhD 1-2 hrs
Introduction to Integrated Behavioral Health in Primary Care Joe Evans, PhD 1-2 hrs
Natural Medicines in Mental Health
An overview of natural medicine products used in management of mental illness— including evidence for / reasons for use, drug interactions and side effects.
Teri Gabel, PharmD, BCCP 1-2 hrs per disorder
Pharmacotherapy of Major Psychiatric Disorders
Presentations include a review of disorders, diagnostic tools, monitoring tools and medications used in disorder management — including side effects, drug interactions, medication selection and use. Non-pharmacologic and lifestyle interventions are also presented.
Teri Gabel, PharmD, BCCP 1-2 hrs per disorder
Pharmacotherapy of Substance Use Disorders
Presentations provide information on substance of use, cycle of addiction and pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions available. Outpatient management of withdrawal syndromes can also be presented.
Teri Gabel, PharmD, BCCP 1-2 hrs per disorder
Psychiatric Medications in the Geriatric Population Teri Gabel, PharmD, BCCP 1-2 hrs
Overview of Psychopharmacotherapy
A comprehensive presentation covering management of psychiatric disorders. Includes an overview of each group of disorders, tools for diagnosis and management, and pharmacologic interventions and monitoring. Depth of the presentation can be adapted to audience and desired length of time.
Teri Gabel, PharmD, BCCP 2-6 hrsbased on depth and audience

Topics menu by presenter
BHECN presenters include health professionals from UNL, UNMC and Creighton — and See presenter profiles and topics.

Recovery: first-hand stories
First-person accounts: Presenters also include Nebraskans who share compelling personal stories of illness and recovery. More.

How to request training or a presentation
Please email bhecn@unmc.edu with this information:

  A.   TELL US ABOUT YOUR GROUP
      1.   group or organization name
      2.   city
      3.   contact name, phone & email
 
  B.   TELL US TOPIC(S) OF INTEREST
      4.   From our training and talks menu, please list 3 topics in order of interest. We ask for more than one in the event your first request cannot be offered.
 
  C.   TELL US ABOUT YOUR AUDIENCE
      5.   describe primary audience members
(e.g.: community members, health care/service providers, law enforcement, etc)
      6.   approximate size of audience
      7.   audience time available
(e.g.: 1 hour, 2 hrs, half day, flexible, etc)
      8.   approximate date desired > month(s)/date window
(Please be flexible. We’ll get back to you to work out date details.)
 

 
  Please note:
  • The training/presentation is free — BHECN sponsors the presenter and any travel expenses. If a listed presenter is not available, BHECN will arrange an equivalent replacement.
  • The host group is responsible for arranging venue, sound system, handout copies, food/refreshments if appropriate, etc.
  • BHECN will gather data (e.g.: sign-in and evaluation sheets) as part of our mission to assess and improve training and community education.
  Questions?
Contact BHECN 402-552-7697 | bhecn@unmc.edu

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