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School Mental Health Conference to Focus on Trauma, June 10


 

The Behavioral Health Education Center of Nebraska (BHECN, pronounced “beacon”) is hosting its Annual School Mental Health Conference, “Trauma in Our Schools”, on June 10 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Embassy Suites La Vista Conference Center.

The keynote speaker, Marleen Wong, Ph.D., LCSW, is identified as one of the "pre-eminent experts in school crisis and disaster recovery" by the White House and will present "The Challenges of Developing Trauma Informed Schools".

As Senior Associate Dean, Clinical Professor, and Director of Field Education
University of Southern California School of Social Work, Dr. Wong is one of the original developers of the evidence based Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools (CBITS) and Psychological First Aid for Schools: Listen Protect Connect.

Conference information is available at this link, and more details on the schedule, registration and continuing education will be available by the end of April.
http://unmc.edu/bhecn/education/school-mental-health-conference.html

This live activity has been approved forAMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing Continuing Nursing Education is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.