training opportunities

 
Utah 2021 Legislative Session

Jan. 19 – March 5

Online / Utah State Capitol

Listen in on committee meetings and hearings and track bills at le.utah.gov

DHS Provider Monthly Meetings and COVID-19 Q&A

Second Tuesday of each month, 11:30a–12:30p

Online

Listen in as DHS leadership share important information with providers and respond to your questions live. Agenda includes updates in policy, practice and procurement and an opportunity for providers to share their feedback. Recordings of past meetings are available here.

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH


Crisis Response Planning (CRP) Consultation

Jan. 26, Noon

Online

Free

Meet with lead CRP trainers and other behavioral health professionals to discuss and problem solve aspects of the Crisis Response Plan. This is an opportunity to learn from fellow professionals as well as seek advice from CRP experts.

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Compassion Resiliency in COVID-19

Jan. 26, 1:30–2:30p

Online

Free

DSAMH’s third webinar on resilience and coping during COVID-19 to learn practical, hands-on tools and ideas for increasing your resiliency through COVID-19 including; Meditation, Mindfulness, Mindful Movements, HeartMath, Acts of Kindness, and Radical Acceptance.

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Crisis Response Planning (CRP) Workshop

Feb. 10, 8:30a–4:30p

Online

Free

This full-day workshop is designed to enhance professionals’ knowledge about crisis response training to manage acute suicide risk, and to increase their ability to confidently and competently administer this intervention with at-risk individuals.

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Means Safety Counseling Training

Feb. 25, 9a–12p

Online

Free

This presentation will provide an overview of means safety counseling (support in limiting a suicidal individual’s access to a firearm or other lethal means) with acutely suicidal patients and provide practical suggestions and tips for navigating conversations about safety with high-risk patients.

Register

 

CHILDREN, YOUTH & FAMILY


 

DISABILITY SERVICES


Intellectual/Developmental Disability & Mental Health Best Practices

Jan. 25, 9a–3p

Online

Free

DHS and the Utah Developmental Disabilities Council are pleased to offer a free one-day event for professionals and families who support people with intellectual/developmental disability and mental health (IDD/MH) needs.

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Train the Trainer: Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities & Mental Health

Jan. 26-28, 9a–3p

Free

DHS and the Utah Developmental Disabilities Council are pleased to announce a free three-day train the trainer for professionals working with and supporting people with intellectual/developmental disability and mental health (IDD/MH) needs. Commitment to provide trainings is expected. Please contact Kelly Thomson, at kthomson@utah.gov for more information and to reserve a seat. Space is limited.

 

PARTNER EVENTS / RESOURCES

(not sponsored by DHS)


Pride, Not Prejudice: An LGTBQIA+ Conference for Utah Educators, Students, and Caregivers

Jan. 21, sessions throughout the day

Online / Sponsored by the Utah Pride Center

Cost: Free to students (CEUs offered); all others $29 

Our mission is to create supportive and open school environments for LGBTQIA+ students, through community building and professional development for inclusive education. 3 keynote speakers and 20 breakout sessions.

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AFSP 2021 Utah State Capitol Day

Feb. 16, 10a–Noon

Online / Sponsored by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

AFSP State Capitol Day events bring together passionate volunteers to advocate for state policy changes that will improve mental health and prevent suicide.

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2021 UVU Conference on Addiction

March 11, 9a–4p

Online / Sponsored by the Utah Pride Center

Cost: Free to UVU students (CEUs offered); all others $65

This single-day, virtual conference, which is designed to meet the needs and interests of professionals, service providers, families, community members, and students, will provide information on a wide range of topics dealing with addiction, prevention, and recovery.

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Counseling on Access to Lethal Means (CALM-Utah) 

Free one-hour online course / Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Teaches you how to have effective and sensitive conversations with at-risk patients regarding their access to firearms and other highly fatal methods.

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