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									                NORTHERN ARIZONA REGIONAL BEHAVIORAL HEALTH AUTHORITY
                                                   Training Calendar
                                                        March 2005

Childhood Obesity*
University of Arizona’s Psychiatric Grand Rounds
MARCH 2ND; WEDNESDAY
Location:                     Broadcasted over the TeleBehavioral Health network and available here at
                              NARBHA in the Library. If a health care provider at your site is unable to attend
                              through videoconferencing but wants to view the session, the Grand Rounds
                              are also available via streaming video from the U of A’s streaming video server.
                              Or you can request NARBHA telemed staff to videotape the live session.
Time:                         4pm to 5:30pm
Registration Fee:             FREE
RSVP Contact:                 telemed@narbha.org for those attending at NARBHA
Audience:                     Health care providers can receive Continuing Medical Education units for
                              attending. Original sign in sheets and evaluations must be mailed directly to
                              Tracy Skinner (at the University of Arizona, Arizona Telemedicine Program,
                              Attn: Tracy Skinner, CME Coordinator, PO Box 245105, Tucson, Arizona,
                              85724-5105) in order to receive credit. The sign in sheet and evaluation form
                              are available on the Arizona TeleBehavioral Health Network website at
                              www.rbha.net/forms.html .


Bridging the Gap: Bringing Higher Education and Mental Health
Practice Together

MARCH 4TH & 5TH; FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
Location:                     The Arizona Golf Resort and Conference Center, Mesa
Time:                         Meeting begins on Friday at 1pm, registration begins at 10am.
Registration Fee:             $100
RSVP Contact:                 JSHAW@WICHE.EDU, reservations must be made before Monday, February
                              7th to receive the discounted price of $107/night.
Audience:                     Chairpersons from appropriate University Departments, Consumers and Family
                              Members, Directors of State Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Higher
                              Education Divisions and experts in the field of Workforce Development.




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A System of Care for Children’s Mental Health: Expanding the
Research Base
18th Annual Research Conference
MARCH 6TH – 9TH; SUNDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY
Location:                     Tampa Marriott Waterside, Tampa, Florida
Time:                         Sunday 5pm to 6pm Registration, Monday 8:30am to 5:45pm, Tuesday 8:30am
                              to 5:45pm and Wednesday 9am to 12pm
Registration Fee:             $350 registration by 1/28, $375 registration after 1/28, $225 Presenter and $150
                              Students/Family Members and add $75 for Wednesday’s Intensive Workshop
RSVP Contact:                 University of South Florida, Attn: 18th Annual RTC Conference, Louis de la
                              Parte, Florida Mental Health Institute, 13301 Bruce B. Downs Blvd, MHC2328,
                              Tampa, FL, 33612-3807 or Fax to 813-974-6257
Audience:                     Clinical and school psychologists, clinical social workers, mental health
                              counselors, marriage and family therapists, addiction professional and nurses.


Healthy Adolescents: Building the Future
Annual Arizona Adolescent Health Coalition Conference
MARCH 7TH & 8TH; MONDAY AND TUESDAY
Location:                     Scottsdale Chaparral Suites, Scottsdale
Time:                         Monday 7:30am to 4:45pm and Tuesday 7:30am to 4pm
Registration Fee:             TWO DAY: early bird AAHC member $150 and early bird non-member $185
                              (postmarked prior to February 7th). TWO DAY: AAHC member $175 and non-
                              member $200 (postmarked after February 7th). ONE DAY: early bird AAHC
                              member $100 and early bird non-member $125 (postmarked prior to February
                              7th). ONE DAY: AAHC member $125 and non-member $150 (postmarked after
                              February 7th).
RSVP Contact:                 Checks or money order payable to Arizona Adolescent Health Coalition (AAHC)
                              and registration form to PO Box 36494, Phoenix, Arizona, 85067-6494.
Audience:                     Improve health, behavioral health, education and vocational outcomes for
                              adolescents by emphasizing: prevention, risk reduction and early intervention.
                              Promote development of comprehensive, integrated systems of services for
                              adolescents and their families. Promote communication and collaboration
                              among agencies and groups serving adolescents.




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Cultural Issues*
University of Arizona’s Psychiatric Grand Rounds
MARCH 9TH; WEDNESDAY
Location:                     Broadcasted over the TeleBehavioral Health network and available here at
                              NARBHA in the Library. If a health care provider at your site is unable to attend
                              through videoconferencing but wants to view the session, the Grand Rounds
                              are also available via streaming video from the U of A’s streaming video server.
                              Or you can request NARBHA telemed staff to videotape the live session.
Time:                         4pm to 5:30pm
Registration Fee:             FREE
RSVP Contact:                 telemed@narbha.org for those attending at NARBHA
Audience:                     Health care providers can receive Continuing Medical Education units for
                              attending. Original sign in sheets and evaluations must be mailed directly to
                              Tracy Skinner (at the University of Arizona, Arizona Telemedicine Program,
                              Attn: Tracy Skinner, CME Coordinator, PO Box 245105, Tucson, Arizona,
                              85724-5105) in order to receive credit. The sign in sheet and evaluation form
                              are available on the Arizona TeleBehavioral Health Network website at
                              www.rbha.net/forms.html .


Credentialing and Privileging

MARCH 10TH & 11TH; THURSDAY AND FRIDAY
Location:                     Point Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort, Phoenix
Time:                         Thursday from 8:30am to 5pm and Friday 8:30am to 12pm.
Registration Fee:             $895 per person if register by January 13th and $995 per person after January
                              13th
RSVP Contact:                 Register online at www.greeley.com .
Audience:                     This program is designed specifically for physicians and others who concentrate
                              on your organization’s credentialing program. We recommend all members of
                              your credentialing committee attend along with medical staff services
                              professionals and legal counsel.




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National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare*
35th Annual Training Conference
MARCH 12TH – 15TH; SATURDAY THROUGH TUESDAY
Location:                     San Francisco Marriot, California
Time:                         Saturday 8am to 5pm, Sunday 7:30am to 7pm, Monday 8:30am to 5:30pm and
                              Tuesday 8:00am to 1pm
Registration Fee:             Pre-conference Institute (3/12) full day $415 or half day $275 and discounts are
                              National Council Member $100 or ABHM member $50 or advanced registration
                              by March 9th $25. Annual Training Conference (3/13-3/15) $765 and discounts
                              are National Council $150 or ABHM Member $75 or advanced registration by
                              March 9th $50. Additional discounts given for group of 3 or more $50 and hello
                              neighbor discount (Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon and
                              Washington) $50.
RSVP Contact:                 Register by fax 240-979-7060 or by mail to 89108 Mountainberry Circle,
                              Frederick MD, 21702. Customer service is at sanfrancisco@nccbh.org.
Audience:                     Community-Based Providers, Provider-Sponsored Networks, County Groups,
                              Authorities, Administrators, Commissioners, Partnerships of Provider and
                              Managed Care Entities, Board Members, Risk-Bering Providers or Integrators of
                              Care, Community-Based Advocates, Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Clinical
                              Supervisors, Social Workers, Para-Professionals and other direct care staff.


Nonviolent Crisis Intervention by Crisis Prevention Institute

MARCH 15TH – 18TH; TUESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
Location:                     Phoenix Marriot Mesa Hotel, Mesa
Time:
Registration Fee:             1 day seminar $349, 2 day workshop $649 and 4 day instructor certification
                              $1,099
RSVP Contact:                 Register online at www.crisisprevention.com
Audience:                     The Nonviolent Crisis Intervention program can serve as a solid foundation for a
                              system-wide crisis intervention training plan, which will help you: reduce the risk
                              of injury and potential liability; comply with legislation and regulations; retain
                              employees because they feel confident in doing their jobs and have the right
                              skills to manage difficult situations; and promote the philosophy of care, welfare,
                              safety and security throughout your facility.




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Synaptic Pharmacology of Antidepressants: Relation to Clinical
Effects*
University of Arizona’s Psychiatric Grand Rounds
MARCH 16TH; WEDNESDAY
Location:                     Broadcasted over the TeleBehavioral Health network and available here at
                              NARBHA in the Library. If a health care provider at your site is unable to attend
                              through videoconferencing but wants to view the session, the Grand Rounds
                              are also available via streaming video from the U of A’s streaming video server.
                              Or you can request NARBHA telemed staff to videotape the live session.
Time:                         4pm to 5:30pm
Registration Fee:             FREE
RSVP Contact:                 telemed@narbha.org for those attending at NARBHA
Audience:                     Health care providers can receive Continuing Medical Education units for
                              attending. Original sign in sheets and evaluations must be mailed directly to
                              Tracy Skinner (at the University of Arizona, Arizona Telemedicine Program,
                              Attn: Tracy Skinner, CME Coordinator, PO Box 245105, Tucson, Arizona,
                              85724-5105) in order to receive credit. The sign in sheet and evaluation form
                              are available on the Arizona TeleBehavioral Health Network website at
                              www.rbha.net/forms.html .


Understanding Rural Values and Culture and the Impact on
Mental Health Practice*
WICHE’s Rural Grand Rounds Web Cast
MARCH 18TH; FRIDAY
Location:                     Desktop Computer. If you miss the web cast you may view the series at a later
                              date by going to www.wiche.edu/MentalHealth/Grand_Rounds . This web
                              address offers these other sessions, “Assessment and Treatment of Mental
                              Health Issues in the Primary Care Setting”, “Screening for Depression and
                              Suicide”, and “Building Child and Family Systems of Care in Rural Areas”,
                              “Older Adult Mental Health Assessment and Treatment”, and “Youth Violence
                              and Prevention”.
Time:                         12pm to 1:30pm
Registration Fee:             Free
RSVP Contact:                 None
Audience:                     Professionals and allied mental health staff currently working in rural and
                              frontier areas.


Clinical Liaison Training Part II

MARCH 21ST AND 22ND; MONDAY AND TUESDAY
Location:                     West Yavapai Guidance Clinic, 505 S. Cortez, Prescott
Time:                         1pm to 5pm both days
Registration Fee:             FREE
RSVP Contact:                 Lynn Levine at lynnl.WYGC@narbha.org
Audience:                     Clinical staff




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Building an Evidence Base for your Treatment Program

MARCH 25TH; FRIDAY
Location:                     Radisson Woodlands, Flagstaff (San Francisco)
Time:                         8:30am registration, 9am to 4pm and lunch break from 12pm to 1pm
Registration Fee:             $45
RSVP Contact:                 Register online at www.abhp.arizona.edu
Audience:                     Community health professionals in addiction treatment


Native American Spiritual Healing Techniques*
University of Arizona’s Psychiatric Grand Rounds
MARCH 30TH; WEDNESDAY
Location:                     Broadcasted over the TeleBehavioral Health network and available here at
                              NARBHA in the Library. If a health care provider at your site is unable to attend
                              through videoconferencing but wants to view the session, the Grand Rounds
                              are also available via streaming video from the U of A’s streaming video server.
                              Or you can request NARBHA telemed staff to videotape the live session.
Time:                         4pm to 5:30pm
Registration Fee:             FREE
RSVP Contact:                 telemed@narbha.org for those attending at NARBHA
Audience:                     Health care providers can receive Continuing Medical Education units for
                              attending. Original sign in sheets and evaluations must be mailed directly to
                              Tracy Skinner (at the University of Arizona, Arizona Telemedicine Program,
                              Attn: Tracy Skinner, CME Coordinator, PO Box 245105, Tucson, Arizona,
                              85724-5105) in order to receive credit. The sign in sheet and evaluation form
                              are available on the Arizona TeleBehavioral Health Network website at
                              www.rbha.net/forms.html .


Coming up in April . . . . . .

Assertive Community Treatment: Making ACT Work in Rural
Places*
WICHE’s Rural Grand Rounds Web Cast
APRIL 11TH; MONDAY
Location:                     Desktop Computer. If you miss the web cast you may view the series at a later
                              date by going to www.wiche.edu/MentalHealth/Grand_Rounds . This web
                              address offers these other sessions, “Assessment and Treatment of Mental
                              Health Issues in the Primary Care Setting”, “Screening for Depression and
                              Suicide”, and “Building Child and Family Systems of Care in Rural Areas”,
                              “Older Adult Mental Health Assessment and Treatment”, and “Youth Violence
                              and Prevention”.
Time:                         12pm to 1:30pm
Registration Fee:             Free
RSVP Contact:                 None
Audience:                     Professionals and allied mental health staff currently working in rural and
                              frontier areas.


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Arizona Behavioral Health Higher Education Conference*
Arizona Department of Health Services, Division of Behavioral
Health Services
APRIL 14TH; THURSDAY
Location:                     Phoenix, location to be announced
Time:                         8:30am to 2:30pm
Registration Fee:             Free and lunch will be provided
RSVP Contact:                 More information to come
Audience:                     Individuals from Human Service Educational Programs include faculty, student
                              advisors, internship coordinators and administrators.


Women’s Mental Health Forum*
Presented by The Institute for Mental Health Research, The U of
A Women’s Mental Health Program, The U of A National Center of
Excellence in Women’s Health and ASU Department of
Psychology
APRIL 16TH; SATURDAY
Location:                     Black Canyon Conference Center, Phoenix
Time:                         8:15am to 2:20pm
Registration Fee:             $35 unless paying after 3/15/05 then there will be a $20 late fee.
RSVP Contact:                 Send registration and payment to UA Psychiatry, Professional Development
                              Office, PO Box 245002, Tucson, AZ, 85724-5002.
Audience:                     Participants of this symposium will be able to: discuss updates in women’s
                              mental health care and depression in women across lifespan; describe issues
                              related to women’s health research; and examine mental health topics
                              associated with aging, breast cancer, emotional differences, sleep disorders,
                              reproductive health, resiliency and stress, schizophrenia, domestic violence and
                              headaches.


Coming up in May . . . . . .

23rd Annual National CMHC/MIS User Group Conference*

MAY 12TH – 14TH; THURSDAY TO SATURDAY
Location:                     Nashville, TN
Time:
Registration Fee:             Members early registration postmarked by 3/4/05 is $410, registration by
                              4/29/05 is $450, if registering 3 or more individuals $430 each and registration
                              after 4/30/05 are $485. If you are not a member registration is $800 and must
                              be postmarked by 4/29/05. One day for member is $175 and non-member
                              $295 and registration must be postmarked by 4/29/05.
RSVP Contact:                 Check and registration form to National CMHC/MIS User Group, 109 W. Upright
                              St., Charlevoix, MI, 49720. Questions call 231-547-7385 or email
                              sue@cmhcuser.org.
Audience:


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Raising Arizona Out of Poverty & Into Prosperity*
Interfaith Coalition for Compassion and Justice in Cooperation
with Generations United of Yavapai County, Northern Arizona
Council of Governments and Yavapai College
MAY 12TH – 14TH; THURSDAY TO SATURDAY
Location:                     Sacred Heart Catholic Church and Prescott United Methodist Church, Prescott
Time:                         Thursday 8am to 6pm, Friday 9am to 6pm and Saturday 9am to 7pm.
Registration Fee:             All three days $150, organization group rate (4 or more) $90/person, youth (18
                              or under) $50, youth attending Saturday only $30, Thursday evening small
                              group dinner discussion add $25 adult and $10 under 18 and Justice and Mercy
                              concert $10/person.
RSVP Contact:                 Check or money order and registration to ICCJ/Raising Arizona, PO Box 1882,
                              Prescott, Arizona, 86302.
Audience:                     Volunteer, staff, government employee, legal field, medical field, education field,
                              youth, library services, direct social services, advocacy and/or media.


Coming up in June . . . . . .

8th Annual Credentialing Resource Center Symposium

JUNE 2ND & 3RD; THURSDAY AND FRIDAY
Location:                     Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada
Time:                         Thursday from 7:30am to 6pm and Friday 7:30am to 12pm.
Registration Fee:             CRC Member/Medical Staff Briefings Subscriber/NAMSS Member Rate is $795
                              per person or Non-Member/Subscriber Rate is $895 per person.
RSVP Contact:                 Register online at www.greeley.com .
Audience:                     Medical Staff Professionals, Credentials Committee Chairs and Members,
                              Medical Staff Leaders, Department Chairs, Credentialing Professionals and
                              Vice Presidents of Medical Affairs.


36th Annual New England School of Addiction Studies

JUNE 20TH TO 24TH; MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
Location:                     Bridgewater State College, Bridgewater, Massachusetts
Time:                         Not available yet
Registration Fee:             Not available yet
RSVP Contact:                 Register online at www.neias.org .
Audience:                     Persons from all disciplines who are concerned with tobacco, alcohol and other
                              drug related issues, persons new to the field and persons in behavioral health
                              and allied human services whose activities require general knowledge of
                              substance abuse.




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Coming up in July . . . . . .

Making Cultural Diversity A Way of Life*
The Arizona Council of Human Service Providers
JULY 10TH – 12TH; SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY
This event will be held at the Esplendor Resort at Rio Rico. More detailed information will follow at a
later date.


6th Annual Summer Institute*
Applied Behavioral Health and University of Arizona
JULY 25TH – 29TH; MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
This event will be held at the Hilton Sedona Resort. More detailed information will follow at a later
date.


Coming up in August . . . . . .

13th Annual New England School of Best Practices in Addiction
Treatment

AUGUST 22ND TO 25TH; MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY
Location:                     Waterville Valley Resort and Conference Center, New Hampshire
Time:                         Not available yet
Registration Fee:             Not available yet
RSVP Contact:                 Register online at www.neias.org.
Audience:                     Participants in advanced course offerings must hold substance abuse treatment
                              credentials or have worked in chemical dependency treatment for at least five years.
                              EAP Professionals, Certified Alcohol & Drug Clinicians, Clinical and medical Staff of
                              Opioid Addiction Treatment Programs and Mental Health Clinicians.

Special Announcements . . . . . .
The Southwest Human Development, Harris Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Training
Institute is now accepting applications for the Fall. Please see the email attachment for more
information.

Professional Psych Seminars continuing education on “Understanding the “Aging Mind”, “Treating
Domestic Violence”, “Law and Ethics Update”, “Clinical Supervision: Beyond the Basics” and
“Practical Treatment Approaches to PTSD and Borderline Personality Disorder”. Check out their
website at www.psychsem.com for more information on the training opportunity for continuing
education seminars and home study.

Announcing the Northern Arizona Advanced Standing MSW Program in Flagstaff. This graduate
program will begin Summer 2005. The program provides social workers who have already earned
a BSW an opportunity to earn a graduate degree and still continue living and working in Northern
Arizona while they attend weekend classes. Contact any of the following individuals for more
information Karen.Briley-Balkan@asu.edu, Gary.Lowe@asu.edu and/or alr85@dana.ucc.nau.edu.

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