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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.  

 

Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences & Trauma

Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences & Trauma

Monday, September 30, 2019
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
3 CEUs

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) have a tremendous impact on future violence victimization and perpetration, and lifelong health and opportunity. Working together, we can help create neighborhoods, communities, and a world in which every child can thrive.

Learn more about preventing ACEs in your community by assuring safe, stable, nurturing relationships and environments.

Sponsored by: Anne Arundel County Mental Health Agency and Anne Arundel County Partnership for Children, Youth and Families
Price: FREE, must register in advance

Learn More | Register

Posted: 08/23/2019

Understanding Suicide & Suicide Prevention

Understanding Suicide & Suicide Prevention

September 11, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
2 CEUs

Join Arundel Lodge & the Anne Arundel County Mental Health Agency for the Inaugural Community Collaborative!

Speaker, Greg Reuss of the American Foundation of Suicide Prevention will present an overview on suicide prevention and how suicide affected his life, including information specifically for military and their family members.

Speaker, Porsche Williams, US Navy Veteran, will share her suicide attempt story, experiences with PTSD and trauma, and her work with other veterans to prevent suicide. Ms. Williams is the Founder of Restore Life, LLC & Restore Life Foundation.

Join our speakers to learn more about suicide risk, available resources, and the experiences of a veteran who attempted suicide and is now helping others.

Sponsored by: Arundel Lodge and Anne Arundel County Mental Health Agency
Price: FREE, please register in advance

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Posted: 08/22/2019

Ethics in Practice: Our Professional Responsibility - COURSE FULL, WAIT LIST ONLY

Ethics in Practice: Our Professional Responsibility

September 20, 2019
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
3 CEUs

Effective November 1, 2017 all licensed social workers are required by the Maryland Board of Social Worker Examiners to obtain three (3) Category I or Category II continuing education units, every two years, in the content area focusing on ethics and professional conduct, including boundary issues.

Price: $40, includes breakfast

Register

Posted: 08/02/2019

Circle of Security

Circle of Security

August 12, 2019 - September 26, 2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Circle of Security is an 8-week relationship-based program designed to enhance attachment security between parents and their children. We offer key principles for ensuring safety and healthy bonding with your child in an easy and supportive way.

Sponsored by: Brooklyn Park Community of Hope
Price: FREE

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Posted: 07/08/2019

MD AWARE Youth Instructor Training

MD AWARE Youth Instructor Training

September 23 - 27, 2019
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
CPDs and CEUs (for social workers) are available for the instructor training

WHY YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID?
Join the cadre of certified instructors in Maryland who help those who work with youth make a difference in their lives. Youth Mental Health First Aid, an 8- hour national certification course, teaches the skills needed to recognize the signs of a mental health or substance use problem or crisis identify community resources and link the young person to appropriate treatment and support resources.

WHO SHOULD TAKE THE TRAINING?

  • Teachers & School Staff Coaches
  • Camp Counselors
  • Youth Group Leaders
  • Parents
  • People Who Work with Youth

Sponsored by: Maryland Project AWARE
Price: Free for individuals who qualify for the MD AWARE training grant

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Posted: 08/02/2019

NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program

NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
6:30 - 9:00 pm

NAMI Family-to-Family is a free, 12-session education program for family, partners, friends and significant others of adults living with mental illness. 

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

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Posted: 07/24/2019

Suicide Prevention Resources 

Hotlines for families and youth

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

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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