Online Meeting

The Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health in Nursing Facilities (COE-NF) is offering several new trainings in July, including Crisis Intervention Strategies to Decrease the Risk of Suicidal Behavior in Nursing Facility Residents, Effective De-escalation Strategies for Nursing Facilities, and Understanding Post- Traumatic Stress Disorder. These training events are open to all nursing facility staff.

COE-NF July Training Event FlyerSuicide Prevention Training | July 9, 2024 1:00 – 2:30 pm CT

Registration is limited.

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Crisis Intervention Strategies to Decrease the Risk of Suicidal Behavior in Nursing Facility Residents |  July 16, 2024  1:00 – 2:00 p.m. CT

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Effective De-escalation Strategies for Nursing Facilities | July 17, 2024  1:00  – 2 p.m. (CT)

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Understanding Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD): A Brief Overview |  July 23, 2024  1:00  – 1:30 p.m. (CT)

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An Introduction to Trauma-informed Care | July 25., 2024  1:00  – 1:30 p.m. (CT)

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Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) | July 26, 2024 10:00 am – 3:30 pm (CT)

Registration is limited. A minimum of five (5) participants are required for the session to occur.

TO REGISTER: To register for the Mental Health First Aid training, please send your name, email address, agency and training date to by Friday, July 19, 2024

– ACCME & NAB credits will be offered –

The COE-NF is also offering some foundational trainings in July that are not listed on the flyer above. If you would like to attend either below, feel free to click the date and it will bring you to the registration page or notify Stephanie Smith if you are interested in attending the trainings that do not yet have the link available and I have follow up with the information when it is available.  COE-NF also has several new resources on the website including a new De-escalation Strategies Module (ACCME Credit) and Staying Connected is Important: Virtual Recovery Resources.

Mental Health 101 with Suicide Prevention and De-escalation Strategies.

SUD 101

  • Wednesday, July 31, at 10am-11am MST (Registration link available soon, please contact me if you would like to register for this training)

Alliant Health Solutions (AHS) was awarded a three-year cooperative agreement from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), in collaboration with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), to create a COE-NF. AHS has over 50 years of experience working with nursing homes and behavioral health in nursing homes.