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 $135.00
Non-Member $135.00
To register for courses offered between January - June, 2020:

To register for courses offered between July - December, 2020:​

 

Fostering Well-Being and Self-Sufficiency: The Neurobiology of Crisis Planning

Trainer: Jonathan Cloud
Many of the crises experienced by youth are influenced by the stage of brain development and history of trauma. In order to get through the immediate crisis and to foster well-being in the future, it helps to understand the interaction between the brain and behavior.​ Full Course Description
 
Date Location
March 3, 2020
9:00am- 4:00pm
Liberty Hall Banquet & Conference Center
800 Eisenhower Drive, Kimberly, WI 54136



Putting the Pieces Together: Teamwork in Crisis Planning for Youth

Trainer: Lisa Anderson
Partnering with youth and families, along with the systems who serve them, to enhance wellbeing and resilience of youth and families is essential in a trauma informed system of care. Partnership is also critical to reducing the number of phone calls from families, schools and law enforcement regarding concerns about challenging behaviors and other crises. Crises happen when adults don’t know what to do to prevent them or how to intervene effectively when a young person seems to be escalating.​ Full Course Description
 
Date Location
March 20, 2020
9:00am-4:00pm
Liberty Hall Banquet & Conference Center
800 Eisenhower Drive, Kimberly, WI 54136



Cultivating Provider Competency with Eating Disorders: Identification, Treatment, and Knowing When to Refer

Trainers: Nichole Baumgartner, MA, LPC, NCC & Emily Gaber, MS, NCC, LPC​
In this training, presenters will provide an in-depth description of clinical identification and treatment of eating disorders. Development and maintenance of the illnesses will be discussed through the biopsychosocial and cognitive behavioral models. Presenters will provide local specialized referral sources, discuss the limitations to outpatient work, and challenge clinician biases.​ Full Course Description
Dates Location
May 7, 2020
9:00am - 4:00pm
Dane County Job Center
1819 Aberg Avenue, Madison, WI 53704
May 14, 2020
9:00am - 4:00pm
Tundra Lodge Resort & Waterpark
865 Lombardi Avenue, Green Bay, WI 54304



Evidence-Based Assessment and Interventions for Self-Injury​

Trainer: Jennifer Muehlenkamp, PhD​
Self-injury among youth continues to baffle providers, parents, counselors, and school staff. Learn the latest on what self-injury is, why people engage in it, and how best to support youth.​ Full Course Description
 
Dates Location
June 4, 2020
8:30am - 3:30pm
SentryWorld
601 N. Michigan Avenue, Stevens Point, WI 54481
June 12, 2020
9:00am - 4:00pm
Dane County Job Center
1819 Aberg Avenue, Madison, WI 53704



Brief Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Suicide Prevention Workshop

Trainer: Dr. David Rozek
Note: This training is for Full Members only & has a fee of $70.00.

This two-day workshop is geared towards mental health professionals seeking to acquire entrylevel information and training on the assessment, management, and treatment of suicide risk among suicidal individuals. The first portion of the workshop provides intensive training in core competencies for the clinical care of suicidal patients, including general interpersonal dynamics, standardization of suicide-related terminology, and documentation strategies. The workshop then provides a detailed, step-by-step review of the 12-session brief cognitive behavioral therapy (BCBT) treatment protocol.​ Full Course Description
 
Date Location Fee
June 10-11, 2020
8:30am - 4:30pm
Best Western Premier Waterfront & Convention Center
1 N. Main St. Oshkosh, WI 54901
$70.00
Full Members Only



Sorting Out the Personality Disorders

Trainer: Dr. David Mays
This workshop will focus on improving your ability to diagnose personality disorders, focusing primarily on the interpersonal aspects of these disorders. We will investigate the behavior patterns of antisocial, borderline, narcissistic, and other relevant personality disorders as well as the strict DSM criteria. Full Course Description

Date Location
June 25, 2020
9:00am - 4:00pm
Liberty Hall Banquet & Conference Center
800 Eisenhower Drive, Kimberly, WI 54136
To register for courses offered between July - December, 2020:​




BHTP Administrators' Conference

Afternoon Trainer: Greg Young
The morning will consist of a meeting of county human service administrators around the state of Wisconsin, to address BHTP related business.   Agenda will be forthcoming.  Lunch will be provided from approximately 11:00am – 12:00pm, with the afternoon training starting promptly at 12:00pm.
 
The afternoon we will be debuting the upcoming "Supervising Employees at Risk of Moral Injury" training. Full Course Description
 
Date Location Fee
July 31, 2020
9:00am - 4:00pm
Best Western Premier Waterfront & Convention Center
1 N. Main St. Oshkosh, WI 54901
$35
 



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

Date Location
August 12, 2020
9:00am - 4:00pm
Best Western Premier Waterfront & Convention Center
1 N. Main St. Oshkosh, WI 549



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
 
Date Location
September 30, 2020
9:00am - 4:00pm
Best Western Premier Waterfront & Convention Center
1 N. Main St. Oshkosh, WI 549



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
 
Date Location
October 1, 2020
9:00am - 4:00pm
Best Western Premier Waterfront & Convention Center
1 N. Main St. Oshkosh, WI 549