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

Collaborative Care Training 2017 Collaborative Care Approach - Discussion & Training

Oct. 13 or Oct. 14 - Participate in training on the Collaborative Care Approach, evidence-based mental health delivery in primary care settings Learn more and register by Oct. 2.

Oct. 13 - Join a discussion about Sustaining the Collaborative Care Approach Learn more & register by Oct. 10.

Emily Donaghue Ambassador Spotlight - Meet Emily J. Donoghue, MSE
Emily discovered her passion for working with people living with mental illness and substance use disorders during her time working at a long-term treatment facility.
With support and encouragement from her coworkers, she obtained a Bachelor of Psychology and a Master of Science in Education in Counselor Education/Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Wayne State College. She just completed an internship where she gained new experience working with children and families and aspires to pursue a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology. Read more

Psychiatric Nursing Workforce Summit Panel 2nd Annual Psychiatric Nursing Workforce Summit - Registration Open 

Registration is open for the Psychiatric Nursing Workforce Summit on Nov. 1 in Omaha. The event is sponsored by BHECN and UNMC College of Nursing. Learn more and register by Oct. 25. 

Brent Khan Two Grants to Expand Rural Behavioral Health Services

BHECN announces two new grants impacting rural behavioral health, both funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA): 

Grant Provides Tuition Assistance for Addiction Counselors and Community Health Workers

Grant Expands Rural Behavioral Health Services with Training for Master's and Doctoral-level Students

Schizophrenia Spectrum Webinar imageBHECN Webinar Series: The Schizophrenia Spectrum: Science and Practice - Oct. 19

Join BHECN for a webinar on the Schizophrenia Spectrum presented by
Dr. Will Spaulding , co-author of The Schizophrenia Spectrum and professor
of psychology at the University of Nebraska Lincoln. Learn more.

Integrated BH Clinics - Sept. 2017 Public Hearing Examines Rural Training Opportunities 
On September 8, 2017, the State Appropriations Committee held a public hearing on LR238, a resolution that created an interim study to examine the effectiveness of state funding for behavioral health internships and fellowships in rural Nebraska. Learn more.

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