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NJAMHAA 2017 Annual Conference

Iselin

NJAMHAA 2017 Annual Conference "Collaboration & Innovation"

The New Jersey Association of Mental Health and Addiction Agencies, Inc. (NJAMHAA) is comprised of the leading non-profit behavioral mental healthcare, substance use and developmental disability service providers that serve more than 500,000 New Jersey adults and children every year

Strategies for Improving Law Enforcement Responses to People with Behavioral Health Conditions

Strategies for Improving Law Enforcement Responses to People with Behavioral Health Conditions

In the course of their work as first responders, police officers routinely encounter people with mental and/or substance use disorders. However, many officers lack training in responding to mental health crises or options other than a hospital emergency department or the jail. This webinar will examine efforts to ensure successful interactions between police officers and people experiencing a mental health crisis, a mental health co-response strategy in Portland (ME), and the Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion initiative in King County (WA).

HIPAA and Confidentiality with Youth

Paramus

HIPAA and Confidentiality with Youth

In this workshop, we will examine the most up-to-date responsibilities that clinicians have to their clients, colleagues and the profession while we address some of the more frequently asked questions on managing your daily practice. 

The Nurtured Heart Approach 2-Day Training

Princeton

The Nurtured Heart Approach 2-Day Training

Participants will be able to:

  • Describe the conceptual framework of the Nurtured Heart Approach.
  • Discuss the three stands of the Nurtured Heart Approach.
  • Demonstrate four ways to recognize and energize positive behaviors, within a cultural context.
  • Discuss how to effectively set and enforce clear limits when working with youth.
Mindfulness: What You Need to Know

Plainsboro

Mindfulness: What You Need to Know

This workshop will shed light on mindfulness and how it can impact an individual’s emotional and physical well-being. Mindfulness emphasizes living in the moment and awakening to experiences. Some benefits of mindfulness include: self-control, objectivity, tolerance, enhanced flexibility, equanimity, improved concentration and mental clarity, emotional intelligence and the ability to relate to others and one’s self with kindness, acceptance and compassion.

When Childbirth is Traumatic...  Compassionate Care for Perinatal Women

Englewood

When Childbirth is Traumatic... Compassionate Care for Perinatal Women

The Partnership for Maternal & Child Health of Northern New Jersey's Postpartum Depression program is pleased to announce an upcoming workshop -  This educational activity will feature guest speaker,  Cheryl Tatano Beck, DNSc, CNM, FAAN, Distinguished Professor at the University of Connecticut,
School of Nursing.

NJPN's 17th Annual Addiction Conference: Forging Paths to Wellness

Atlantic City

NJPN's 17th Annual Addiction Conference: Forging Paths to Wellness

New Jersey Prevention Network's Annual Addiction Conference educates prevention & treatment professionals about critical issues surrounding substance abuse, while providing a unique forum for networking, collaboration and workforce development. This year's Addiction Conference will take place on Friday, April 28, 2017, at the Atlantic City Convention Center.