Hiawatha Valley Mental Health Center hosts an annual Training Series to benefit human service professionals in the area. A variety of topics and presenters have been chosen for the 2018 Training Series to offer diverse learning opportunities. Our hope is to utilize local experts to improve our community practice.
January 17th: Working with Difficult Clients Training – 10am-12pm
Presented by: Danielle Anderson, M.S., L.P.C.C.
Danielle Anderson, M.S., L.P.C.C., of Hiawatha Valley Mental Health Center, will present on Working with Difficult Clients. Feeling exasperated, beleaguered, disoriented, frustrated, inadequate, or in despair in any of your clinical relationships? Join Danielle for an interactive discussion to gain new perspective and a plan for helping your most baffling clients. Register here.
February 21st: ACES Training – 10am-12pm
Presented by: Christy Ferrington, Angela Mensink, Danielle Anderson
Adverse childhood experiences (ACES) is a hot-topic in today’s world. Society is beginning to recognize that the violent, chaotic, and abusive situations a child experiences have a deep impact on their lives. Come and learn about ACES to grow your understanding of the effects of various experiences on childhood. Learn what you can do to help build a self-healing community and support children. Register here.
Frequently Asked Questions:
What are the benefits of attending the trainings?
The trainings offer professionals the opportunity to:
- Improve policy and enhance practices for youth and adults who have or are at risk for mental health disorders.
- Acquire skills and strategies that will improve outcomes for youth and adults with mental health needs.
- Gain knowledge of best practices and latest research in youth and adult mental health and related fields.
Will I receive CEU’s for the training?
Yes! The training series is designed to meet CEU (Continuing Education Units) for the Board of Social Work and the Board of Psychology. CEU’s are free and certificates will be available to document participation.
Can I bring food or water?
Yes! Some of these trainings are scheduled during a lunch hour or are for an extended length of time. Please feel free to bring a snack, your lunch, or a beverage.
Where can I park?
Parking is available in front or behind Hiawatha Valley Mental Health Center in 2 hour increments. For additional places to park, please click here.
What happens if the training is cancelled?
Hiawatha Valley Mental Health Center and the training committee will do as much as we can to reschedule the training in a timely matter. If there is more than a reasonable delay, or if the training cannot be rescheduled, the training committee reserves the right to shorten or cancel the training. Please check this webpage and your email before the training for any changes or cancellations.
What happens if I can’t make it?
If you are unable to attend the training, please contact Tressa Reuter at email@example.com or (507) 458-6285.