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
 
Farewell and Thank You - Krista Moberg-Roberts moves to Texas!
In the two short years, Krista Moberg-Roberts was the communications coordinator for BHECN she took the position of communications coordinator to a high level of excellence, even being awarded the UNMC’s prestigious Silver U award on her last full day in Omaha.
 
Krista was a great addition to BHECN, her attention to detail and positive attitude benefited the entire BHECN team. With her husband retiring from the military it gave Krista and her husband an opportunity to move back home closer to their families in Fort Worth, Texas. On a personal note, it was a delight to work with Krista, and we will miss her. We wish her the best of luck in her job search in Texas; we know she’ll do great things wherever she lands.

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Welcome Jennifer Bull to the BHECN Team!
On another note, please join me in welcoming Jennifer Bull to the team as the new communications coordinator!
 
Jennifer joined BHECN in June 2018 as Communications Coordinator. She is responsible for developing our communications strategy including maintaining our website, producing social media messages, writing copy for our e-newsletter, and helping BHECN present a clear message about behavioral health to the public. 

Ambassador Spotlight - Meet Catherine Jones-Hazledine, Ph.D.
Dr. Catherine Jones-Hazledine (or as everyone calls her, Dr. Cate) is a psychologist and the owner of Western Nebraska Behavioral Health in Rushville, Nebraska. She was originally going to be an archaeologist/anthropologist. Read more about her story and transition to studying psychology. Read More

Project ECHO Schedule Announced
Project ECHO is a virtual consultation model where physical and behavioral health providers can call in and receive recommendations a patient case they would like some assistance with. Each Project ECHO series focuses on a specific health topic, and experts on that topic are present at each call to provide recommendations. (This call series focuses on Pain and Substance Use Disorder). Providers also have the opportunity to make recommendations on cases and learn from their peers’ presentations.  Read More

farm-camp-2018-cover-photo.jpgFarm Camp - Six Years of Fun and Education
Farm Camp (Frontier Area Rural Mental-Health Camp And Mentorship Program) is an annual week-long summer program designed to give rural students the opportunity to connect with mentors working in behavioral health careers in rural communities. Currently, in its 6th year, the camp’s continued success lies in the passion the Farm Camp Leadership Team has for the work.  Read More

ACE Award Winners Selected
The Behavioral Health Education Center of Nebraska (BHECN), pronounced “beacon,” has selected five programs for 2018-2019 to receive BHECN’s Ambassador Career Engagement Awards. Launched in June of 2017, the awards give funding to the local community groups who offer introductory programming to educate Nebraska students, primarily in rural or underserved communities, about behavioral health professions. Read More


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Conference Connects Behavioral Health Professionals
in Rural Areas of the State

BHECN hosted the 1st Annual Rural Provider Support Network Conference on May 18th in Scottsbluff, Neb. Behavioral health professionals throughout the Nebraska Panhandle gathered together for opportunities to network and develop support systems for practicing behavioral health in their areas. Read more. 

 Webinar-Wrap-Up-Graphic-Smaller.pngBHECN Webinars
BHECN recently wrapped up a series of webinars as part of the "Core Topics for Behavioral Health Providers." The following recorded webinars are available to view at any time: View the recorded webinars here.

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