Lunch Talk for Medical and Behavioral Health Professionals on Traumatic Brain Injury and Suicide: with a special focus on Veterans

What: Eric Boyer will be holding a lunch time talk for professionals in the medical and behavioral health fields. Lunch will be provided. The talk will be on traumatic brain injury and suicide. His talk will have a special focus on veterans. Topics to be discussed include:
*Suicide and TBI prevalence in Alaska
*Shared Risk Factors
*Risks and Prevention for Veterans
*Suicide Risk Assessment
*Treatment Considerations
*TBI and Suicide Prevention
Eric Boyer is a training coordinator with the UAA Center for Human Development, Trust Training Cooperative, were his primary focus is centered on suicide prevention and intervention. He has spent the last eight years working in collaboration with the Alaska Dept of Behavioral Health to train and equip community members across our state in recognizing the warning signs of suicide and how to intervene. Eric is a Certified QPR Institute Master Trainer.
When: June 14th, 2016, 12 to 1 p.m.
Where: Bartlett Hospital’s Robert Valliant Center Board Room.

Public Talk on Traumatic Brain Injury and Suicide: with a special focus on Veterans

What: Eric Boyer will be holding a public talk on traumatic brain injury and suicide. His talk will have a special focus on veterans. Topics to be discussed include:
*Suicide and TBI prevalence in Alaska
*Shared Risk Factors
*Risks and Prevention for Veterans
*Suicide Risk Assessment
*Treatment Considerations
*TBI and Suicide Prevention
Eric Boyer is a training coordinator with the UAA Center for Human Development, Trust Training Cooperative, were his primary focus is centered on suicide prevention and intervention. He has spent the last eight years working in collaboration with the Alaska Dept of Behavioral Health to train and equip community members across our state in recognizing the warning signs of suicide and how to intervene. Eric is a Certified QPR Institute Master Trainer.
When: June 14th, 2016, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Where: Bartlett Hospital’s Robert Valliant Center Board Room.

2016 Early Childhood Mental Health Institute & Child, Adolescent and Family Behavioral Health Conference

What: The full agenda is available here: http://www.cvent.com/events/2016-early-childhood-mental-health-institute-child-adolescent-and-family-behavioral-health-conferenc/agenda-b6ae365e5d50478fa84f6050c17a3116.aspx There will be five days of speakers and conference events on adolescent neuroscience, the neuroscience of trauma, Adverse Childhood Experiences, ethics in social services, and much more.
When: March 21-25, 2016.The Chlid, Adolescent and Family Behavioral Health Conference dates are March 21-23, 2016. This is connected with and includes the first day of the Early Childhood Mental Health Institute Conference. The Early Childhood Mental Health Institute Conference runs from March 23-25, 2016.
Where: The Egan Convention Center, Anchorage, Alaska.

 

The Lifelong Effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences

What: This is a television broadcast of Dr. Felitti– Co-Principal Investigator of the Adverse Childhood Experiences Study– presenting the groundbreaking findings of the ACEs study.  This study shows a strong correlation between adverse childhood experiences and future negative health outcomes. The ACE’s study is impacting perspectives as well as policy and provision of both behavioral and medical health care.
When: 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 15, 2016. Noon. Saturday, March 19, 2016.
8 p.m. Sunday, March 20, 2016. Some airings may experience scheduling conflicts. The same video may be viewed here: https://vimeo.com/155143547
Where: Broadcast on 360 North.  GCI Cable channel 18.

Teen Depression Webinar

Families for Depression Awareness is presenting a free, 1-hour Teen Depression webinar (with additional 15 minute Q&A) on Wednesday, September 30 at 7:00 PM ET / 4:00 PM PT. Designed for parents, teachers, school counselors and staff, youth workers, and other caring adults, the webinar covers

  • How to distinguish between depression and teen angst
  • What you should know about self-injury, bullying, and other concerns
  • How to talk to teens about depression
  • How to get help for a struggling teen
  • What to do when a teen refuses help

Our expert presenter is Dr. Michael Tsappis, the psychiatrist for the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital and a member of the faculty of Harvard Medical School in the Department of Psychiatry. His post-graduate specialty training is in general psychiatry as well as child and adolescent psychiatry. Dr. Tsappis is particularly interested in understanding psychiatric illness in the context of human development and a changing social environment.

Watch the webinar live to submit questions to Dr. Tsappis! Complete the online evaluation form after the webinar to receive a free set of Parent and Teen Depression and Bipolar Disorder Wellness Guides in English or Spanish.

Can’t attend the live webcast? Register today and watch the recorded webinar later at your convenience.

Register at www.familyaware.org/trainings.

Click here to get more information: Teen Depression Fact Sheet Fall 2015

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