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The Behavioral Health Education Center of Nebraska (BHECN) recruits & educates students in behavioral health fields and trains & retains professionals already in the workforce. Learn more

Ambassador Program

BHECN To Present State Workforce Solutions Webinar

BHECN is hosting the first installment of a free webinar series highlighting current innovative behavioral health workforce development practices throughout the nation. SAMHSA is sponsoring the series along with NASADAD, NASMHPD, BHECN and The Annapolis Coalition on the Behavioral Health Workforce. 

September 7, 1:00 p.m. Central Time

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BHECN Hosts 1st Annual Psychiatric Nursing Workforce Summit

Psychiatric Nursing Workforce Summit

Strengthening the Psychiatric Mental Health Workforce: Practice, Education and Policy Considerations

September 28, 2016

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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Dr. Watanabe-Galloway

Dr. Watanabe-Galloway tapped for new role at BHECN

Shinobu Watanabe-Galloway, Ph.D., has joined the Behavioral Health Education Center of Nebraska (BHECN) as research director.

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Stomp Out Stigma Video

UNMC’s Great Plains Public Health Leadership Institution has created a public service announcement video for mental health workforce development. The goal of the video is to help educate teachers and school professionals working with adolescents with a mental health diagnosis and provide a resource to help reduce stigma.  

Stomp Out Stigma 

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