Hiawatha Valley Mental Health Center hosts an annual Training Series to benefit human service professionals in the area. Our hope is to utilize local experts to improve our community practice.
August Training Series:
Suicide and Stigma – Myths and Impact, Part 2
August 29th, 10a-12p (UPDATED DATE!!)
Presented by: Sam Mahr, B.S. in Biological Psychology from Viterbo University and M.S. in Mental Health Counseling also from Viterbo University.
Sam Mahr will be back in August to discuss different myths associated with suicide, and the impact stigma still plays in our society today. His second training will be a recap and continuation of the first, based on feedback from the first session attendees. You do not need to attend both, but you are welcome to.
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.
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 I can’t make it?
If you are unable to attend the training, please contact Sally Poepping at email@example.com or (507) 474-9320.