Conferences and Webcasts of Interest

Upcoming Conferences

Webcasts of Interest

Recent Conferences and Materials

 

Upcoming Conferences

 

Webcasts / Webinars of Interest

NASMHPD Research Institute "Tuesday Talks" Series

This links to a series of webinars (no video - just slides and audio) on a variety of interesting topics related to publicly funded mental health services. 

 

Recent Conferences and Educational Opportunities

Complex Disorders Training

When: January 19 and April 19 and July 24, 2012

What: One-day trainings to enhance capacity of service providers to address complex service needs of all consumers. No registration fee and open to all. CEUs available.

Contact: Meredith Field meredith-field@uiowa.edu 319-384-6797

2011 Mental Health Conference

October 11-12, 2011

Iowa State Center, Scheman Building

Ames, Iowa

Please click here to register online.

If link does not connect you may copy and paste this address into you web browser.

http://www.trainingresources.org/EventRedirect.aspx?eventId=4309

Change Agent Training

When: Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Where:Foxboro Conference Center,6163 NW 86th Street, Johnston, IA 50131

What: One-day training to enhance capacity of provide to address complex service needs of all consumers. No registration fee and open to all. CEUs available.

Contact: Meredith Field meredith-field@uiowa.edu 319-384-6797

 

Multiple-occurring Disorders Change Agent Training

When: Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Where:Des Moines Botanical Center, 909 Robert D. Ray Drive
What: One-day training to enhance capacity to provide services to individuals with multiple occurring disorders. No registration fee and open to all. CEUs available.

Contact: Meredith Field meredith-field@uiowa.edu

Behavioral Health Affiliate of Iowa Spring Conference (Affiliate Group of the Iowa Hospital Association)

When: June 10, 2011

Where: Iowa Hospital Assoc, Education Center, 100 E. Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA

What: This conference will inform behavioral health providers of the activities in the state that are intended to reshape the behavioral health delivery system.

The Art of Assessing & Managing Anger: Aggression Reduction Training

When: June 13, 2011

Where: William Penn University, Chief Mahaska Room, 201 Trueblood Ave, Oskaloosa, IA


Psychological Trauma: Impact On Mind, Body, Behavior And Community -
Current Research And Practice Trends

When: June 14th and 15th, 2011

Where:  Embassy Suites Hotel (tentative), Des Moines Iowa

What:  This promises to be an excellent conference with some of the top trauma experts in the field nationally, directed at a broad target audience including mental health clinicians, educators and those in the juvenile and criminal justice system. 

Contact: Midwest Trauma Services Network(co-sponsored along with Des Moines Child Guidance Center)

Motivational Interviewing for Employment

Presentations from Conference

When: Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Where: Indian Hills Community College, Ottumwa Campus Rural Health Education Center - Room 108

Ottumwa, IA

Sponsor: Southern Iowa Mental Health Center (641-682-8772) and Indian Hills Community College (641-683-5111)

Register via:  simhcmarlys@lisco.com

Iowa Advocates for Mental Health Recovery 4th Annual Conference

When:  May 16-17, 2011

Where:  Holiday Inn, 4800 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines, IA

Connecting the Dots:  Understanding Children's Mental Health

This is a conference from the NIMH, held on May 3, 2011, commemorating Chidlrens Mental Health Awareness Day.  It is moderated by the NIMH director, Dr. TomInsel, and includes several presentations from some of the leading scholars in children's mental health.  It is about 90 minutes long - and definitely worth the time. 

Co-occurring Disorders Change Agent Training & Consultation

When: Thursday, April 28, 2011

Where: Foxboro Conference Center, Johnston, IA
What: One-day training to enhance capacity to provide services to individuals with co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders. No registration fee and open to all. CEUs available.

Contact: brenda-hollingsworth@uiowa.edu 319-353-5436

Iowa Psychological Association Spring Conference:  "Practical Treatment Approaches:  Post Traumatic Stress Disorder"

When: April 8-9, 2011

Where:  Dubuque Holdiay Inn, Dubuque, IA

What:  Full day workshop by John Preston, Psy.D.

Contact:  IPA at 712-848-3595

Co-occurring Disorders Change Agent Training & Consultation

When: Thursday, January 27, 2011

Where: Des Moines Botanical Center
What: One-day training to enhance capacity to provide services to individuals with co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders. No registration fee and open to all. CEUs available.

Contact: brenda-hollingsworth@uiowa.edu 319-353-5436

10th Annual Parent-Child Interaction Therapy for Traumatized Children

When: October 20-21, 2010

Where: Hyatt Regency, Sacramento, CA

Host: UC Davis Children's Hospital, PCIT Training Center

Co-occurring Disorders Change Agent Training & Consultation

When: October 19, 2010 ( Sign-in 9:00-9:30am; Training 9:30-4:00pm)

Where: Des Moines Botanical Center, 909 Robert D. Ray Drive, Des Moines, IA 50316
What: One-day training to enhance capacity to provide services to individuals with co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders. No registration fee and open to all. CEUs available.

Contact: brenda-hollingsworth@uiowa.edu 319-353-5436

2010 Iowa Mental Health Conference

When:  October 5 & 6, 2010

Where:  Iowa State Center, Scheman Building, Ames Iowa

What:  "Reinforcing Recovery and Resiliency"

Contact:  Training Resources at www.trainingresources.org   or 515-309-3315

Co-occurring Disorders Change Agent Training & Consultation

When: July 14, 2010 ( Sign-in 9:00-9:30am; Training 9:30-4:00pm)

Where: State Historical Building, 600 East Locust Street, Des Moines, IA 50319-1006
What: One-day training to enhance capacity to provide services to individuals with co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders.

Contact: brenda-hollingsworth@uiowa.edu 319-353-5436

Iowa Advocates for Mental Health Recovery Annual Conference

When:  May 17 & 18, 2010

Where:  Holiday Inn & Suites, Merle Hay Road, Des Moines, IA

What:  "Relationships in Recovery" featuring national speakers including Mark Ragins, Chris Cline and Joe Parinello

Contact:  www.iarecovery.org - info@iarecovery.org - 1-877-IAHOPE4U

Training in Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)

When: May 3-May 7, 2010  

Where: University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Psychiatry Research MEB, Iowa City

What: PCIT Training

Contact: brenda-hollingsworth@uiowa.edu 319-353-5436

Co-occurring Disorders Change Agent Training & Consultation

When: April 28, 2010 ( 9:00-4:00pm)

Where: Des Moines Botanical Center, 909 Robert D. Ray Dr., Des Moines, IA 50316

What: One-day training to enhance capacity to provide services to individuals with co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders.

Contact: brenda-hollingsworth@uiowa.edu 319-353-5436

Handouts

1) Changing the World: The design and implementation of comprehensive Continuous integrated systems of care for individuals with co-occurring disorders

2) Dual Diagnosis Capability: Moving from Concept to Implementation

3) National Council Magazine: Beyond Bars Mental Health-Addictions and Criminal Justice Collaborations

Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) Training: An Introductory Course  
When: April 23 & 24, 2010

Where: University of Iowa, Iowa City

What: General principles of IPT will be covered in didactic and small group settings. Training will focus on direct clinical application of IPT. The two day course meets requirements for Level A training in IPT.

Contact: Interpersonal Psychotherapy Institute  

Trainings in Evidence-based Practices

When: March 4, 2010 (9:00-4:00pm)

Where: Des Moines Botanical Center, 909 Robert D. Ray Drive, Des Moines, IA 50316
What: 3-concurrent sessions

Session 1: Motivational Interviewing: A Follow-up Training, targeted to those who work mostly with adult clients.

Session 2: STEPPS (Systems Training for Emotional Predictability and Problem Solving), targeted to those who work mostly with adult clients.

Session 3: Working with Youth and Families, targeted to those that work mostly with youth and families.

Contact: brenda-hollingsworth@uiowa.edu 319-353-5436

Co-occurring Disorders Change Agent Training & Consultation

When: January 27, 2010 ( 9:00-4:00pm)

Where: Des Moines Botanical Center, 909 Robert D. Ray Dr., Des Moines, IA 50316

What: One-day training to enhance capacity to provide services to individuals with co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders.

Contact: brenda-hollingsworth@uiowa.edu 319-353-5435

ICOMS Conference

When: November 10, 2009 (1:00-4:00 pm)

Where: Johnston Public Library, 6700 Merle Hay Road, Johnston, IA

What: Conference for block grant funded agencies to enhance the understanding and use of outcomes tools for Iowa mental health service recipients and their providers.

Contact: brenda-hollingsworth@uiowa.edu 319-353-5436

Trainings in Evidence-based Practices

When: November 11, 2009 (9:00-4:00pm)

Where: Des Moines Botanical Center, 909 Robert D. Ray Drive, Des Moines, IA 50316
What: 2-concurrent sessions

Session 1: An Introduction to Motivational Interviewing, targeted to those who work mostly with adult clients.

Session 2: Working with Families of Children with ADHD, ODD, and CD: Overview of Evidence-Based Practices, targeted to those who work mostly with children and families.

Contact: brenda-hollingsworth@uiowa.edu 319-353-5436

Webinar:  Introduction to Shared Decision Making in Mental Health

This appears to be a free "webinar" event, with Pat Deegan on November 12, 2009.  Registration and information about how to access this series is provided in the link above. 

Co-Occurring Disorders Change Agent Training & Consultation

When: October 28, 2009 ( 9:00-3:30pm)

Where: Johnston Public Library, 6700 Merle Hay Road, Johnston, IA

What: One-day training to enhance capacity to provide services to individuals with co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders.

Contact: brenda-hollingsworth@uiowa.edu 319-353-5436

Interpersonal Psychotherapy Conference

When:   Sep 25 - 26, 2009

Where:  University of Iowa Conference Center, Iowa City, IA

What:    A two day workshop that will serve as an introduction to clinicians on this evidence-based psychotherapy.

Contact:  Scott Stuart or Joy Moel at 319-335-0307

Approaches to Co-Occurring Mental Illness & Substance Abuse 2009

When:   Sep 29, 2009

Where:  University Athletic Club  1360 Melrose Ave iowa city, IA 52246

What:   A one day workshop targeted to those those who work with individuals with mental illness to enhance their capacity to recognize and treat co-occurring substance abuse. 

Contact:  UI Learning & Development  319-335-2687 or Brenda Hollingsworth at ICMH - 319-353-5436

2009 Mental Health Conference

When:  Oct 6 - 7, 2009

Where:  Iowa State Center, Scheman Building, Ames, IA

What:  The annual Iowa mental health conference designed for professionals, clinicians, administrators, educators, consumers, family members, advocates and other providers. 
Contact: Training Resources: 515-309-3315 x 1008 or becky@trainingresources.org