Prestera Center for Mental Health Services Inc.
August 17, 2017
1046 Central Avenue
Type of position:
General Description: An employee in this position will assist clients in daily living and therapeutic areas. Monitoring and assisting, if needed, in areas such as laundry, bed-making, grooming, meals, grocery shopping, doctor appointments, etc.
SHIFT WORK MAY BE REQUIRED
Job Requirements: High School Diploma or GED and valid driver’s license required. Experience working with chronically mentally ill populations preferred.
Internal applicants may apply by submitting a Promotion/Transfer Request to the contact information listed below.
External applicants may apply by submitting a Prestera Center application to the contact information listed below.
Human Resources Department
Prestera Center for Mental Health Services Inc.
5600 US Route 60 E
Huntington, WV 25705
Phone: 304-525-7851 x1020 or x1019
Part-timeTherapist- Master’s Level Social Worker-Children’s Home Society of West Virginia’s Martinsburg location has as opening for a Licensed Graduate Social Worker to provide individual and family therapy services to our program participants. Interested candidates must be licensed in West Virginia or be graduate level license eligible, have a driver’s license, automobile insurance and pass all CIB, FBI and abuse and neglect background checks. Evening and weekend hours are required for this position.
The Children’s Home Society of West Virginia is an Equal Opportunity Employer complying with the spirit and intent of Title VII of the United States Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the State Civil Rights Act of 1965, as amended.
Resumes should be forwarded to:
Child and Family Services Supervisor
BrainFutures 2017 is unique in its focus on neuroplasticity-based advances in treatment and self-care. As the second oldest mental health advocacy organization in the nation, the Mental Health Association of Maryland has established BrainFutures to raise awareness of emerging solutions that are transforming brain health. Please visit https://www.brainfutures.org to view the full agenda and other conference details. Continuing education credits are available and NASW-WV members are eligible for the special rate of $199 using CODE: BRAINFUTURES2017
There are also a limited number of scholarships available by contacting Susan Linkous at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We have recruited world-renowned leaders in neuroscience, psychiatry, health, technology and education to share solutions that:
- Provide alternative treatment options for people living with mental health or substance use problems
- Offer new testing options to better predict medicine that will be effective for an individual based on his or her genetic makeup or neuroimaging
- Use technology for treatment or as adjuncts to traditional care, including science-based games and apps for symptom tracking, illness management, skill building and social connection
- Address the urgency of embedding diet, exercise, sleep improvement and other lifestyle strategies, such as mindfulness and meditation, in effective behavioral health treatment programs
- Explore what’s new in the use of magnetic and electrical brain stimulation for a variety of behavioral health conditions
- Present results from promising psilocybin research for anxiety and depression
- Shed light on how virtual reality is transforming all areas of health care, including behavioral health
- Provide effective strategies to maintain healthy cognition as we age, including a neurology practice offering a science-based program to boost memory
- Advance improvements in care for veterans and the military
- Demonstrate how schools are using computer training, physical exercise, neurofeedback and mindfulness to improve student outcomes
BrainFutures offers hopeful news grounded in science that can make a difference in individual lives. We hope you can join us in September.
2016-2017 WVNEC Noon Webinar Series
“Going Back Into the Closet: Life of Homosexual Patients Going Into the Nursing Home”
July 26, 2017
TO REGISTER: Go to http://www.wvnec.org/courses
This is the third and final webinar in our 2016-2017 series. WVNEC has joined the 21st Century with its NEW online registration process! It allows you to register for any of our upcoming programs online. It provides you with the convenience of paying from the privacy of your home or office on a secure website. One of the benefits of the online registration is it generates a confirmation/receipt for your registration immediately upon payment. Because we want to send handout materials out prior to the program, we will need to close registration 48 hours prior to the event. Anyone wishing to participate on the July 26 webinar will need to register in advance by noon on Monday, July 24. No registration will be accepted after the deadline. Continuing education credit is included in the registration fee. With this new feature, all registration must occur online.
On the main course webpage “Click Here for More Information” for the program you want to register for and then click on “Register for the Event.” Fill out the online registration form then submit the form to be taken to the eCommerce site for payment completion. Make sure to indicate your membership status and if you would like to receive continuing education credit for attending the event. The submit button will take you to the payment page. NOTE: Registration email may arrive in your SPAM folder. Please check your SPAM/Clutter folder before contacting us. Instructions to access the webinar and handout materials will be emailed to participants by July 25 to the email address that was provided on the registration form.
Mental Health Summit 2017
Recent Advances in Improving Veterans’ Care:
“The VA and Its Partners on the Move”
July 20th, 2017
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
National Mine Health & Safety Academy
MH Summit 2017 – bifold (002)
Grief and PTSD in Veterans Workshop Brochure207
See attached brochure for more information on
Workshop on Grief, PTSD and the Vietnam Veteran.
August 3, 2017 from 8:30-4:30pm in Morgantown, WV
Approved for 5.5 CEUs by the WVBSWE
Youth Mental Health First Aid Training
July 29th from 8 AM to 5 PM
This is open to the public. All are welcome.
Location: Mayor’s Office, 430 Bridge St. Mongongah, WV
Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis.
Info here: http://www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org/cs/take-a-course/course-types/youth/
Sponsored by: Harrison County Family Resource Network, Valley HealthCare System, and Communities of Shalom.
Supporting Substance Abuse Prevention Services through Project SUCCESS, Partnerships for Success, & the Harrison County Prevention Partnership
This is a FREE training. All materials and refreshments / lunch will be provided.
Space is limited so please only register if you are available to attend.