SAMHSA is accepting applications for $930 Million to combat the opioid crisis through State Opioid Response Grants (Short Title: SOR). The program aims to address the opioid crisis by increasing access to medication-assisted treatment, reducing unmet treatment need, and reducing opioid overdose related deaths. The application due date is August 13, 2018 by 11:59 p.m. (ET).
SAMHSA is accepting applications for up to $50 million in Tribal Opioid Response Grants. The grants, which will go to tribes and tribal organizations, will fund prevention, treatment, and recovery activities in response to the opioid crisis. The grants will reduce unmet treatment needs and opioid overdose-related deaths. The application due date is August 20, 2018 by 11:59 p.m. (ET).
Publication Update: A Guide for Medical Providers in the Emergency Department Taking Care of Suicide Attempt Survivors
SAMHSA has published an update to this brochure that offers emergency department providers tips for enhancing treatment for people who have attempted suicide. It also offers information about communicating with families, HIPAA, patient discharge, and resources for medical professionals, patients, and their families.
You asked, and we listened! At the 2018 CMS National Training Program (NTP) Workshops, you can expect 2½ days of tailored training to meet a variety of learning needs. Whether you’re building a foundation of basic Medicare knowledge, or you want to expand your expertise, there’s something for everyone. You can attend the entire 2½-day workshop, or only the days that meet your varied interests and needs. Day 1 provides the basics, Day 2 has cross-cutting information including legislative and program updates, and Day 3 provides a deeper dive into more advanced topics. It will be helpful if you bring a laptop or tablet to participate in the casework activities. The locations and dates for the workshops are listed below. Attend the location that works for you. And, it’s free!
July 31–August 2
The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center
1 E Pershing Road Kansas City, MO 64108
Region II—New York
New York Hilton Midtown
1335 6th Avenue New York, NY 10019
The Artic Club Seattle
700 3rd Avenue Seattle, WA 98104
Loews Atlanta Hotel
1065 Peachtree St NE Atlanta, GA 30309
7000 Church Ranch Boulevard Westminster, CO 80021
The NTP training materials will be available for download on the registration website prior to the workshops. If you would like hard copies, please download and print. You can also download the materials to your tablet, laptop, or on a USB. NOTE: Registration requests will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis until each meeting reaches capacity. The number of attendees from the same organization may be limited.
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The Clinical Therapist will provide effective therapy to children, adolescents, families and/or individual adults in office, home/community and school settings. Individual will work closely with Program Supervisor and Psychiatry Department. The therapist also assists with general quality assurance responsibilities for program treatment services.
Essential Roles and Responsibilities
Location: Cumberland, MD
Contact: Ally Taylor, Recruiter
To apply, visit: https://www.pressleyridge.org/careers.html
Each year, our convention connects and inspires people looking for resources, research, support services and recovery strategies. Join this diverse, action-driven group of individuals experiencing mental health conditions, family members and caregivers, policymakers, educators, researchers, clinicians, providers, exhibitors, sponsors and press this year in New Orleans from June 27–30.
There are 12 additional vacancies in Veteran’s Mental Health First Aid in Martinsburg on Friday, December 15 from 8-4. This class comes with 8 hours of Nursing, Social Work, and Law Enforcement CEUs, and fulfills the WV state requirement for 2 hrs of veteran mental health training for social workers. The class is free and open to the public. Please contact Kija Wilson email@example.com for details. Thank you!
|Join guest speaker Dr. Mark Clingan as he discusses how mindfulness can be approached from a behavior analytic point of view. This workshop will describe how mindful awareness can enhance appreciation for daily experiences and increase quality of life in personal and professional domains. It will also cover how to practice to acquire, maintain, and expand use of this skill.|
After attending you will be able to:
|3 Social Work Continuing Education Units are pending approval|
|Date: January 24, 2018 Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Location: WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities 959 Hartman Run Rd. Morgantown, WV 26505|
|For Questions E-mail: PBS@hsc.wvu.edu Phone Number: 855-558-4296 Website: pbs.cedwvu.org|