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    Engaging Children and Teens in Telebehavioral Health Sessions: The Basics

    October 28, 2020 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm This is a virtual event. Telehealth sessions has the potential to help many people, especially as they navigate loneliness due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For children and teenagers, in particular, who are undergoing brain, and other, developmental changes, ensuring telehealth sessions are engaging is paramount because without strong incentives to return and actively participate, counseling and behavioral modification improvements aren't as likely to take shape. The Indian Health Service will present the above-referenced webinar, which will go over educate attendees according to the following objectives. Though targeting the American Indian/Alaska Native youth...

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    Team-based Care in the Community Mental Health Care Setting

    October 28, 2020; 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm This is a virtual event. Per the National Council for Behavioral Health: "Team based care is an essential element of all integrated care settings. Research suggests that team-based care not only improves patient outcomes like improved symptoms, quality of life and satisfaction, but it can also reduce burnout and improve staff capacity and experience, which in turn reduces medical errors and gaps in service. Widespread adoption of team-base care could reasonably address current challenges facing providers while responding to the demands of emerging value-based payment models – especially those that incentivize integrated...

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    Somatic Experiencing (SE) and Perinatal Mental Health

    October 29, 2020; 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm This is a virtual event. Maternal Mental Health Now will present a webinar in which attendees will learn about" somatic interventions for trauma-informed Perinatal Mental Health. The perinatal period brings particular risks for trauma as well as challenges for self-regulation. We will explore the connections between trauma, self-regulation, and how to work with the particular conditions of the perinatal period. Common somatic and self-regulation symptoms of trauma will be reviewed with a focus on how to develop trauma-informed psychoeducation." Additionally, "Dr. Vissing is a Licensed Psychologist certified in Perinatal Mental Health (PMH-C)...

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    Closing Gaps for Low-Income Pregnant Women

    October 28, 2020; 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm This is a virtual event. Per Systems for Action, "American cities face stubbornly large racial disparities in infant mortality, preterm and low birthweight births along with unacceptable rates of maternal mortality. The Los Angeles Maternity Assessment Management Access and Service (MAMA) program is an innovative, multi-sector initiative that seeks to address the constellation of social factors that contribute to adverse maternal and infant outcomes, including housing instability, food insecurity, untreated mental health conditions, domestic violence, and substance abuse. A research team led by Los Angeles County will test the effectiveness of the...

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    Resisting the Urge to Fix: Motivational Interviewing for Lactation Consultants

    October 27, 2020 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm This is a virtual event. The process of learning how to breastfeed can be incredibly harrowing for new, and not so new, mothers alike. The process can become that much more fraught and even adversarial if lactation consultants educate in a manner that unintentionally, or otherwise, appears to come from a desire "to fix" problems. Seeking to chart a more productive course of learning, Karolina Ochoa, BSN, IBCLC, will educate attendees on the following objectives: · Identifying Strategies of Motivational Interviewing · Reviewing the four processes of Motivational Interviewing: Engaging, Focusing, Evoking,...

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    Leading through Crisis—The Importance of Mindset, Self-Care, and Leader Resilience

    November 18, 2020; 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm This is a virtual event. Per Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, "Dr. Marissa Levine will draw on her 16 years of state government service and expertise in leadership to share the important role of mindset, self-care, and resilience with public health professionals leading during the COVID-19 Pandemic." Marissa J. Levine, MD, MPH, Professor and Director, Center for Leadership in Public Health Practice, University of South Florida College of Public Health will be presenting this webinar. Register

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    Maternal Mental Health 101

    December 3, 2020; 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm This is a virtual event. Postpartum Support International and 2020 Mom and will be presenting a primer webinar on the topic of maternal mental health to educate those working in the field, and adjacent to it, to better understand mothers' mental health in order to offer more effective support. Specifically, webinar attendees will "learn about the range of maternal mental health disorders, the prevalence, signs and symptoms and recommended treatment options. Register