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

scottsbluff-group.jpg A Visit with Rural Partners
BHECN embarked on a two-day trip in October to visit rural partners in the state, with stops in North Platte, Scottsbluff, Chadron and Rushville. Learn more.

nurse-summit-planning-committee.jpg2nd Annual Psychiatric Nursing Workforce Summit - Presentations Available
BHECN and UNMC College of Nursing hosted the 2nd Annual Psychiatric Nursing Workforce Summit on Nov. 1 at the Scott Conference Center with nearly 100 stakeholders in attendance. Read more and view presentations and videos here.

moms-check.jpg Collaborative Care Leads to Better Behavioral Health Access
The goal of collaborative care is for better outcomes, lower cost, and better experience of care for patients. BHECN and partners hosted a conference, "Applying the Collaborative Care Approach: Evidence-based Mental Health Delivery in Primary Care Settings".  

NAADAC-poster-pic.png Poster Highlights Addiction Counselor Training in the NE Panhandle

BHECN’s Dr. Tina Chasek and Nick Brotzel presented a poster, “A Novel Approach to Addiction Counseling Training in Underserved Native, Rural and Frontier Areas." BHECN is collaborating with Chadron State College to enhance their curriculum to train students in alcohol and drug counseling at the master’s, undergraduate and high school diploma levels. Read more.

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