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Northern Vermont University advances mental health and addiction counseling initiatives in Vermont and beyond

News Release — Northern Vermont University August 27, 2018  JOHNSON, VERMONT — Two new programs put Northern Vermont University at the forefront of mental health and substance use disorder counseling initiatives in Vermont. A new master’s degree program and the …
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Exciting News!! Approved CCV Course – An Introduction to Clinical Skills for Apprentice Addiction Professionals (AAP’s) – New Online Course offered by CCV

Exciting news! Register for September! The Office of Professional Regulation has approved the CCV course developed for Apprentice Addiction Professionals (AAP’s) as meeting the educational requirements for that credential. The electronic course will be offered this fall – PSY-1711 Addiction: …
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The Substance Use Disorder Workforce Loan Repayment Act of 2018 has been passed by the house!

It has now been received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pension.  The senate is expected to vote on it later this summer.  More info about the bill can be …
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Valley Vista is hiring!

We could use your help and so could our patients, especially if you know someone looking to make a difference while improving their own quality of life with a job in Vermont. Valley Vista is hiring!  An opportunity to make a …
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Here is an excellent article by Nev Jones.

An excellent article by Nev Jones who continues to work with Vermont on issues related to early serious mental illness. https://psmag.com/magazine/the-touch-of-madness-mental-health-schizophrenia

MFPCC News Alert – June 11, 2018

Taking on Our Workforce Crisis BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE EXECUTIVE, June 7, 2018 by Ron Manderscheid, PhD, Exec Dir, NACBHDD and NARMH I am delighted to announce that the American Journal of Preventive Medicine has released a Special Supplement on workforce developments …
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Create Trauma Informed Schools – One Caring Adult – free online course

Please consider distributing this free online training on school based trauma informed responses to children who have experienced child sexual abuse.  I think it is actually relevant for all kids who have experienced trauma and is really accessible for school …
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If you know of anyone looking… Valley Vista is hiring! An opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others awaits!

Valley Vista Valley Vista is hiring! An opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others awaits! Valley Vista, a 99-bed, an accredited and nationally recognized chemical dependency and co-occurring treatment program with locations in Bradford and Vergennes, Vermont

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Collaborative Network Approach (CNA): June Conference and Regional Gathering

Collaborative Network Approach (CNA): Applications with individuals experiencing early psychosis and other psychiatric crises Thursday, June 14, 2018 – Collaborative Network Approach (CNA): Applications with individuals experiencing early psychosis and other psychiatric crises Friday, June 15th and Saturday, June 16th …
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Managing Older Adults with Substance Use Disorders

Managing Older Adults with Substance Use Disorders May 16, 2018, Noon to 1:30 p.m. E.T.   Substance use disorders (SUD) are a significant public health concern for the growing population of older adults. By 2020, the number of older adults …
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NAMI Vermont’s Pathways to Wellness Conference

NAMI Vermont’s Pathways to Wellness Conference is fast approaching in 3 weeks!! Don’t miss out on what promises to be an amazing event. Register today! Pathways to Wellness Conference Wednesday, May 16, 8:30 am – 4:15 pm at Champlain College …
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Violence, Trauma, and the Use of Seclusion and Restraint in Mental Health Settings

Online copies of the handouts for the 6CS two day training held on April 24th. and 25th. can be found at the link below. If you have trouble opening the link contact Amy Stonoha at a.stonoha@snhu.edu.   https://drive.google.com/drive/u/0/folders/1segD50GLinWmqZVULA3T1wkcWjfJtITr

CRAVING, ADDICTION, MINDFULNESS and The Brain

Judson Brewer (https://www.judsonbrewer.com) and Julie Hynes (https://preventionlane.org/) are AMAZING speakers on the topic of addiction and craving. You will hear from THE BEST on the latest in addiction, craving, mindfulness and the brain with a focus on evolving technologies for …
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Event Information: New Jersey Recovery Coaches training/webinar

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (SAMHSA/CSAT), in partnership with the Department of Labor, Office of Apprenticeship, invites you to a webinar to learn about an exciting apprenticeship program for individuals aspiring to …
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