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The Anne Arundel County Mental Health Agency is looking for qualified individuals to provide training opportunities for possible future training events.  Specifically, professionals who could provide teaching experiences in the areas of Case Management,  Healthy Cooking/ Healthy Eating Habits, treating adolescents with co-occurring disorders, health issues for the aging Behavioral Health population and early childhood Behavioral Health issues/treatment.  Some trainings will require educational credentials for the allowance of CEU’s for licensed Psychologists, Social Workers and LCPCs.  Please send information to: mhaaac@aol.com.  

 

End of Life Considerations

End of Life Considerations

Wednesday, March 18, 2020
9:30 am - 1:30 pm
4 CEUs

Participants will hear from a Hospice Social Worker on how to talk to individuals regarding End of Life Issues. There will be opportunities to ask questions during this training.
Topics will include:

  • Discussing End of Life Wishes with clients and families
  • Terminal Illness Resources for clients and families
  • End of Life Legislation
  • Addressing Spirituality and End of Life Issues

Price: FREE, must register in advance

Register

Posted: 02/27/2020

“Making the Connection, Traumatic Brain Injury and Older Adults” and PASRR 101 Training - COURSE FULL, WAIT LIST ONLY

“Making the Connection, Traumatic Brain Injury and Older Adults” and PASRR 101 Training

February 28, 2020
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
4 CEUs

This workshop will provide an overview of TBI, including the ramifications of brain injury through the lifespan and its impact on aging. Discussion will focus on common barriers to independence at home, work and school experienced by many individuals living with traumatic brain injury. In addition, attendees will learn about the challenges facing individuals who are aging with a history of traumatic brain injury or brain injuries, as well as the heightened risk of traumatic brain injury among older Americans.

The PASRR 101 workshop will provide an overview on how to fill out Level 1 PASRR Screens. Participants will learn when to submit a Level 1 screen as well as common misconceptions about PASRR.

Price: $30, includes breakfast

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Posted: 02/05/2020

NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program

NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program

Wednesday, March 11, 2020
6:30 - 9:00 pm

NAMI Family to Family is a free, 8 session education program for family, partners, friends and significant others of adults living with mental illness. The course is designed to help all family members understand and support their loved one living with mental illness, while maintaining their own well being. The course includes information on illnesses such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depression and other mental health conditions. Thousands of families describe the program as life changing. The program is taught by trained teachers who are also family members and know what it is like to have a loved one living with mental illness.

Sponsored by: NAMI Anne Arundel County
Price: FREE, must register in advance

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Posted: 01/15/2020

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Call 911 for immediate assistance in any emergency

CRISIS WARMLINE
410-768-5522
24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Maryland Youth Crisis Hotline
1-800-422-0009
24 hours a day, 7 days a week

2-1-1 Maryland
Dial 2-1-1, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

National Suicide Prevention Hotlines

1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433)

1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Anne Arundel County Public Schools Student Safety Hotline
1-877-676-9854
24 hours a day, 7 days a week

SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline
1-800-985-5990
Text: "TalkWithUs" to 66746

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