University of Nebraska Medical Center

BHECN Panhandle

BHECN Panhandle serves as an additional location supporting the BHECN mission of recruitment and retention of behavioral health professionals across Nebraska. BHECN Panhandle covers the entire panhandle of Nebraska and Cherry County.

Frontier Area Rural Mental-Health Camp and Mentorship Program

FARM CAMP is a project developed by Western Nebraska Behavioral Health and funded in part by BHECN. It is intended to identify and mentor rural students who are interested in eventual careers in behavioral health.

Learn more about FARM CAMP

BHECN Panhandle Advisory Board Members

Holly Brandt

Regional Administrator, Region 1

Jeanice Caporaso, MSW, LIMHP

Private Practice

Mary Jo Carnot, PhD

Psychology Professor, Department of Professional Studies, Chadron State College

Katie Carrizales, PhD, LP

Behavioral/Mental Health Director, Educational Service Unit (ESU) 13

Tina Chasek, PhD, LIMHP, LADC

Director, BHECN Central

Marley Doyle, MD

Director, BHECN

Victor Gehrig, LADC

Executive Clinical Director, North East Panhandle Substance Abuse Center

Bruce Hoem, MSW

Professor, Social Work, Department of Professional Studies, Chadron State College

Carrie Howton, PhD, LIMHP

Human Services Program Director, Western Nebraska Community College

Brent Khan, EdD

Co-Director, BHECN (?)

Gage Sterensky, PhD, MP, LADC

Director of Behavioral Health, Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska

Anne Talbot, PsyD, LP

Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Options in Psychology

Kathleen Woods, PhD, LPC, NCC

Professor, Counseling, Department of Professional Studies, Chadron State College