Core Topics for Behavioral Health Providers

BHECN 2022 Webinar Series:
Core Topics for Behavioral Health Providers

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2022 BHECN Webinar Series: Core Topics for Behavioral Health Providers

Release Date: April 1, 2022 
Expiration Date: March 31, 2023

The estimated time to complete each enduring material is 60 minutes.
No cost to participate.

TARGET AUDIENCE

This enduring material is intended for behavioral health providers to include psychologists, advanced practice nurses, nurses, licensed mental health therapists, and social workers.

REQUIREMENTS FOR SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION

In order to receive continuing education credits for each enduring material, you must complete these steps prior to the activity expiration date.

  1. View the entire presentation
  2. Complete the post-test with a score of 80% or better
  3. Complete the online evaluation
  4. Save and print your certificate. Retain for future documentation.

Any questions regarding credit, please contact Valeta Creason-Wahl 402-559-7487 or vcreason@unmc.edu

Accredited Continuing Education                           

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In support of improving patient care, University of Nebraska Medical Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The University of Nebraska Medical Center designates each activity for 1.0 ANCC contact hour. Nurses should only claim credit for the actual time spent participating in the activity.

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As a Jointly Accredited Organization, University of Nebraska Medical Center is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. University of Nebraska Medical Center maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing each course receive 1.0 continuing education credit.

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Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibility for the content of the programs. Each activity has been approved for 1.0 credit hour of continuing education credit.

Mental Health and Aging: The Invisible Epidemic

Course ID: 22CE00032

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

At the conclusion of this enduring material, the participants should be better able to:

  • Differentiate between normal aging processes and processes that may lead to recommendations for professional help.
  • Distinguish between mental health conditions of older adults and younger populations, including risks for suicide and substance use.
  • Identify the unique challenges older adults face accessing mental health services.

Social Work Level of Content: Basic

Video:

CE information handout (PDF)

Claim Credit:

https://app1.unmc.edu/cne/22CE00032/

 

Presented by:

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Nancy Kelley, PhD, Professor, David Scott Diamond Professor of Public Affairs & Community Service (Expertise in Social Work and Gerontology)

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Lorie L. Thomas, LICSW, Community Member Representative to the UNO GASSW Practicum Committee, Adjunct Instructor, UNO Department of Gerontology, Manager of Transition Services, Region 6 Behavioral Healthcare (Expertise in Social Work and Gerontology)


Don’t Do This! Ethics and Licensure Violations

Course ID: 22CE00033

 EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

At the conclusion of this enduring material, the participants should be better able to:

  • Identify the most common reasons for ethics violations and licensure complaints 
  • Apply the code of ethics to practice situations 
  • Identify resources to safeguard against ethics violations
  • Identify pertinent regulations for mental health practice
  • Identify connections between self-care and our ethical obligations of best practice

Social Work Level of Content: Basic

Video:

CE information handout (PDF)

Claim Credit:

https://app1.unmc.edu/cne/22CE00033/

Presented by:

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Susan Reay, EdD, LICSW, Assistant Professor at the Grace Abbott School of Social Work, University of Nebraska at Omaha.


Racial Trauma and Culturally Sensitive Trauma-Informed Care

Course ID: 22CE00034

 EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

At the conclusion of this enduring material, the participants should be better able to:

  • Explain what racial trauma is and what may cause it.
  • Give an example of how racial trauma can affect the mental health of racial minority individuals.
  • Identify an example of how a behavioral health professional can help individuals with racial trauma (individual professional).
  • Identify an example of how an organization can implement the culturally sensitive trauma-informed approach to avoid re-traumatization (organizational or systemwide).

Social Work Level of Content: Intermediate

Video:

CE information handout (PDF)

Claim Credit:

https://app1.unmc.edu/cne/22CE00034/

Presented by:

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Isak Kim, PhD, NCC , Assistant Professor in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.


An Interdisciplinary Approach to Supporting Transgender and Gender Expansive Children:
Discussing the Gender Affirmative Model

Course ID: 22CE00035

 EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

At the conclusion of this enduring material, the participants should be better able to:

  • Discuss research on the mental health benefits of affirming children's gender identities.
  • Describe what the affirmative model looks like in psychology practice.
  • Discuss key considerations in helping children make decisions about their ultimate gender.

Social Work Level of Content: Advanced

Video:

CE information handout (PDF)

Claim Credit:

https://app1.unmc.edu/cne/22CE00035/

Presented by:

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Andrea Garcia, MA, MS, PLMHP, Pediatric Psychology Predoctoral Intern, University of Nebraska Medical Center


Expanding Our Reach: Improving Access to
Parent-Child Interaction Therapy Tailored to
Families of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Course ID: 22CE00036

 EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

At the conclusion of this enduring material, the participants should be better able to:

  • Discuss the evidence supporting behavioral parent training for use with children on the autism spectrum.
  • Identify clinical strategies for tailoring components of PCIT to address the unique social, communication, and behavioral needs of children with ASD.
  • Identify barriers to treatment and novel approaches to increasing access to PCIT for families of children with ASD across Nebraska.

Social Work Level of Content: Advanced

Video:

CE information handout (PDF)

Claim Credit:

https://app1.unmc.edu/cne/22CE00036/

Presented by:

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Corey Lieneman, PhD, LIMHP, PLP, Post-doctoral Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology Fellow, Monroe-Meyer Institute, University of Nebraska Medical Center.

 

Disclosure Information

As a jointly accredited provider, the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) ensures accuracy, balance, objectivity, independence, and scientific rigor in its educational activities and is committed to protecting learners from promotion, marketing, and commercial bias. Faculty (authors, presenters, speakers) are encouraged to provide a balanced view of therapeutic options by utilizing either generic names or other options available when utilizing trade names to ensure impartiality.

All faculty, planners, and others in a position to control continuing education content participating in an accredited activity are required to disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies. As defined by the Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, ineligible companies are organizations whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. The accredited provider is responsible for mitigating relevant financial relationships in accredited continuing education.  Disclosure of these commitments and/or relationships is included in these activity materials so that participants may formulate their own judgments in interpreting its content and evaluating its recommendations.

This activity may include presentations in which faculty may discuss off-label and/or investigational use of pharmaceuticals or instruments not yet FDA-approved. Participants should note that the use of products outside currently FDA-approved labeling should be considered experimental and are advised to consult current prescribing information for FDA-approved indications.

All materials are included with the permission of the faculty. The opinions expressed are those of the faculty and are not to be construed as those of UNMC.

 DISCLOSURES

The accredited provider has mitigated and is disclosing identified relevant financial relationships for the following faculty, planners, and others in control of content prior to assuming their roles:  

FACULTY

The below faculty have nothing to disclose:

  • Andrea Garcia, MA, MS, PLMHP
  • Nancy Kelley, PhD
  • Isak Kim, PhD, NCC
  • Corey Lieneman, PhD, LIMHP, PLP
  • Susan Reay, EdD, LICSW
  • Lorie Thomas, LICSW

PLANNING

The below planning committee members have nothing to disclose:

  • Emily Adams, MS
  • Christine Chasek, PhD, LIMHP, LADC, LPC
  • Valeta Creason-Wahl, HMCC
  • Marley Doyle, MD
  • Allison Grennan, PhD
  • Heidi Keeler, PhD, RN
  • Ann Kraft, BA
  • Renee Paulin, MSN, RN, CWOCN
  • Erin Schneider, MSW

FINANCIAL SUPPORT

No commercial support was received for this enduring material.

 


 

Continuing Education Credits expired 3/31/2022

2021 Core Topics for Behavioral Health Providers

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Release Date: 4/1/2021
Expiration Date: 3/31/2022

The credits for this series have now expired.
However, we've left these materials available for reference.

Disaster: Mental and Behavioral Health Intervention 

Presented by:

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David Carter, PhD, LIMHP,
Interim Chair & Professor in the Counselor 
Education Department, UNO

Times Like These: Helping Clients Manage the Consequences of the Pandemic

 Presented by:

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Debra A. Hope, PhD
Licensed Psychologist and Aaron Douglas Professor of Psychology
University of Nebraska Lincoln

Strategies and Interventions for Telemental Health Practice

 

 Presented by:

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Paul Springer, PhD, LMFT
Professor, Marriage and Family Therapy Program
University of Nebraska Lincoln

Patching Holes Amidst Simultaneous Mass Crises

 

Presented by:

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Terissa Upchurch-Butler, PhD, LIMHP (NE), LPC (AL), NCC
Assistant Professor, Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Bellevue University

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Katherine Shirley, PHD, LIMHP (NE), NCC, ACS
Associate Professor, Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Bellevue University

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Irene Harper, PhD, LIMHP (NE), NCC
Associate Professor, Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Bellevue University

COVID-19 Caring for the Counselor, Caring for the Client

 

Presented by:

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Kristin Erickson, PhD, LIMHP, CPC, ACS, BCB
Assistant Professor, Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Bellevue University

 


2018 Series
These sessions still offer continuing education credits.

Incorporating Sexuality & Gender Concepts into Mental Health Practice

Part 1: Basics of Sexuality and Sexual Health 

View recording here

Part 2: Changes and Challenges in Sexual Functioning

View recording here

Part 3: Addressing the Needs of LGBTQA+ Clients 

View recording here

Part 4: Treatment of Common Sexual Problems

View recording here

1 Social Work CEU is available upon completion of the evaluation of each of the Incorporating Sexuality & Gender Concepts into Mental Health Practice series of webinars (up to 4 credits available). Contact Marcia Shadle-Cusic to receive the evaluation.

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Presented by Dr. Amanda Randall and Liam Heerten-Rodriguez from the Grace Abbott School of Social Work, at the University of Nebraska at Omaha 

 


Previous Core Topics Presentations that do not offer credit are available for viewing in our Core Topics Webinar Archive