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8th Annual SCCBI Mental Health Conference

South Central Community Based Initiative (SCCBI) is hosting its 8th annual mental health conference on Wednesday, October 9, in the Centennial Student Union Ballroom at Minnesota State University, Mankato. For more information, please follow the link above to SCCBI’s website or see the attached brochure below.

Post expires at 6:00 PM on Wednesday, October 9th, 2019.

7th Annual SCCBI Mental Health Conference

South Central Community Based Initiative (SCCBI) is hosting its 7th annual mental health conference on Tuesday, October 2, at Minnesota State University, Mankato. This year’s theme is “See the Forest for the Trees: Theoretical Framework and Practical Approaches for Suicide, Anxiety, and Character Pathology.” Dr. Michael Farnsworth will be the keynote speaker. For more information, please see the attached brochure below.

Post expires at 6:00 PM on Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018.

2017 South Central Community Based Initiative Psychiatric Conference

Attached below is the brochure and registration for the 2017 South Central Community Based Initiative (SCCBI) Psychiatric Conference, “Current Trends and Topics in Adult Mental Health.” It will be held on Tuesday, October 10, at the Courtyard by Marriott in Mankato. Registration is just $99 and includes materials, light breakfast and lunch on site. The sign-up deadline is September 30.

CEUs have been applied for Boards of Behavioral Health, Psychology, Nursing, and Social Work.

For more information, please contact Jamie Grohman at Jamie.Grohman@blueearthcountymn.gov.

2017 SCCBI Psychiatric Conference brochure (PDF)

Post expires at 10:00 PM on Tuesday, October 10th, 2017.

Mobile Crisis Team presentation coming up

SCMCT logoOn Tuesday, August 15, from 5:00-7:00 PM, Southern Minnesota Nurses is pleased to welcome Darren Tungsvik, MSW, LGSW, for a presentation at Jake’s Stadium Pizza in Mankato. Darren is currently the Mobile Crisis Treatment Director for the South Central Mobile Crisis Team, which serves a 10-county region in southern Minnesota, providing mental health crisis services to all ages.

SCMCT staff work with individuals and families to de-escalate mental health crisis situations by teaching coping skills and related techniques. They also provide information and assistance in obtaining other resources such as medications, therapy, or case management services.

Darren will be providing information about their mobile crisis services, including the referral process, what a meeting with the team looks like, and what other services or support they can provide. He will also answer any questions you have related to mental health and your experiences within your fields.

1.2 contact hours are available for nursing. Other disciplines may submit to their boards for one (1) contact hour.

Please complete the registration form in the flyer below or email your RSVP to Linda no later than August 14.

More info: 2017 Mobile Crisis Team presentation flyer and registration (PDF)

Post expires at 8:00 PM on Tuesday, August 15th, 2017.

Mental Health First Aid Class on June 17

Madelia Community Based Collaborative is offering a mental health first aid class for adults assisting young people. The class will be held in the Madelia Community Hospital & Clinic Conference Room on Saturday, June 17, 2017, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The class will teach methods of helping a young person who may be developing a mental health problem or is already in a mental health crisis. The target audience includes adults who have frequent contact with young people – parents, school staff, coaches, youth leaders, etc. The training is FREE and includes a workbook to take home. Please bring a sack lunch.

Flyer: Mental Health First Aid Class flyer

Class size is limited to the first 10 people. Call 507-642-5210 to reserve your spot, or email mjhruby.mhfa@gmail.com.

Post expires at 5:00 PM on Saturday, June 17th, 2017.