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Special Skills and Topics


Course Fees & Registration

Note: Fees are separated by member status: Full/Partial/Nonmember.  Please select the correct status when registering. 
If you have any questions, please contact the BHTP office at 920-465-2101 or bhtp@uwgb.edu
 
Member Status Fee
Full Member $35.00
Partial Member (select "Nonmember Fee" when registering) $135.00
Non-Member $135.00
To register for courses offered between July, 2020 - June, 2021:​

   

Shame: It's Time to Start Talking About It

Trainer: Kyira Wackett
Shame is a universal experience taboo to discuss in our culture that leads us to believe that we are not "good enough."  Full Course Description

Receive 8.0 Continuing Education Hours
Date Location
Self-Paced Modules: 
September 16-September 30, 2020

Live Virtual Session: 
September 30, 2020
12:30pm-3:30pm
 

*Registration is closed

Due to the public health risk posed by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and the necessity to both limit its spread and mitigate further impact, BHTP leadership has decided to move this 8.0 hour in-person training to a hybrid online session with a combination of self-paced online modules and a live virtual 3 hour session via Blackboard Collaborate Ultra.   

Training access instructions will be included in your email registration confirmation.​  If you have not received your email yet, please email bhtp@uwgb.edu or Joanne at tulachkj@uwgb.edu.​​


Forgiveness & Compassion Fatigue - Understanding Critical and Complex Concepts and How to Apply Them as Practitioners with Our Clients and with Ourselves

Trainer: Kyira Wackett
Forgiveness.  While a moral virtue and something required from all of us, it is an incredibly complex process and one that is commonly misunderstood. Full Course Description

Receive 8.0 Continuing Education Hours
Date Location
Self-Paced Modules: 
September 17-October 1, 2020

Virtual Live Session
October 1, 2020
12:30pm-3:30pm
 

*Registration is closed

Due to the public health risk posed by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and the necessity to both limit its spread and mitigate further impact, BHTP leadership has decided to move this 8.0 hour in-person training to a hybrid online session with a combination of self-paced online modules and a live virtual 3 hour session via Blackboard Collaborate Ultra.   

Training access instructions will be included in your email registration confirmation.​  If you have not received your email yet, please email bhtp@uwgb.edu or Joanne at tulachkj@uwgb.edu.​​


Diversity and Mental Health: Exploring the Role of Culture, Gender, and More

Trainer:  Kristin Vespia, Ph.D.
How does culture influence the symptoms, stigmas, and preferred treatments for mental health concerns? What role does gender play in help-seeking? What specific needs might certain groups, such as members of the LGBTQ+ community, refugees, and military veterans have?  Full Course Description

Receive 3.0 Continuing Education Hours

Date Location Fee
January 15, 2021
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Training will be offered virtually via Blackboard Collaborate Ultra


Training access instructions will be included in your email registration confirmation.  If you have not received your email yet, please email bhtp@uwgb.edu or Joanne at tulachkj@uwgb.edu.​
$15 -member; 

$60 - nonmember


Mindfulness-based interventions for Co-occurring Mental Health and Alcohol/ Other Substance Use Disorder

Trainer:  Stephanie Steinman, PhD CSAC
Co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders represent a major global public health concern. Often, these disorders are treated separately in different clinics. However, this increases the likelihood that patients will not follow through on one aspect of their treatment. ​Full Course Description

Recieve 6.0 Continuing Education Hours
Date Location
January 21, 2021
9:00am - 12:00pm
January 22, 2021
9:00am - 12:00pm

Training will be offered virtually via Blackboard Collaborate Ultra


Training access instructions will be included in your email registration confirmation.  If you have not received your email yet, please email bhtp@uwgb.edu or Joanne at tulachkj@uwgb.edu.​


Motivational Interviewing

Trainer: Shawn Smith 
Motivational Interviewing (MI) is widely embraced, evidence-based conversation style for awakening self-awareness of a person’s choices to heal and embrace behavior change. Full Course Description

The two-day hybrid virtual trainings will offer pre-recorded self-paced modules to be completed prior to the live 4-hour sessions along with a post module after the second training.
 
Introduction to Motivational Interviewing
Receive 6.0 Continuing Education Hours
Date Location
Self-Paced Modules: February 2, 2021- February 8, 2021

Live Virtual Session:  February 9, 2021
8:30am to 12:30pm
 
Training will be offered virtually via Blackboard Collaborate Ultra 


Training access instructions will be included in your email registration confirmation.  If you have not received your email yet, please email bhtp@uwgb.edu or Joanne at tulachkj@uwgb.edu.​
Advanced Motivational Interviewing 
*Prerequisite complete Introduction to Motivational Interviewing
Receive 6.0 Continuing Education Hours
Date Location 
Self-Paced Modules: February 9, 2021-February 15, 2021

Live Virtual Session: February 16, 2021
8:30am to 12:30pm
 
Training will be offered virtually via Blackboard Collaborate Ultra 


Training access instructions will be included in your email registration confirmation.  If you have not received your email yet, please email bhtp@uwgb.edu or Joanne at tulachkj@uwgb.edu.​


Mitigating the Harm of Minority Stress for LGBTQ Youth and Young Adults

Trainer: Katie Hamms, MSW
Mitigating the Harm of Minority Stress for LGBTQ Youth and Young Adults will review how we develop our early self-concept by providing an overview of early theorists and exploring ethical, cultural, psychological, and biological influences.  Full Course Description

Recieve 6.0 Continuing Education Hours
Date Location
April 19, 2021
9:00am - 12:00pm
April 20, 2021
9:00am-12:00pm
Training will be offered virtually via Blackboard Collaborate Ultra


Training access instructions will be included in your email registration confirmation.  If you have not received your email yet, please email bhtp@uwgb.edu or Joanne at tulachkj@uwgb.edu.​

Jail Suicide Assessment, Prevention and Postvention

Trainer: Greg Young
This course examines the problem of jail suicides, and presents the latest information on how to best assess and screen an inmate for suicide risk.  Full Course Description

Recieve 6.0 Continuing Education Hours

Date Location
May 4, 2021 
(formerly August 12, 2020)
9:00am - 4:00pm
Best Western Premier Waterfront & Convention Center
1 N Main St, Oshkosh, WI 54901


Drug Abuse & Addiction: Treating the Whole Person​

Trainer Abigail Kostrivas, BSN RN (at the time of training, it will be MSN PMHNP)
Drug addiction is a complex disease, and recovery requires a comprehensive multidisciplinary treatment plan. Successful treatment involves a combination of psychotherapy, medications, and other supportive care.  This training presents addiction treatment from the viewpoint of medical providers, with a heavy emphasis on pharmacotherapy. Full Course Description

Recieve 6.0 Continuing Education Hours
Date Location
May 20, 2021
9:00am - 4:00pm
Best Western Premier Waterfront & Convention Center
1 N Main St, Oshkosh, WI 54901