Hiawatha Valley Mental Health Center values collaborating with other agencies to increase the health of our communities.  We recently constructed a training room to be able to offer mental health related trainings to hundreds of individuals throughout our community.

FREE Training!
Winona State University, Tau Center
511 Hilbert Street, Winona MN
Room 214

Parent Psychotherapy Intensive Training
Presenter: Carol F. Siegel, PhD, LP

Dates: October 30 – November 1, 2019
Time: 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Location CHANGED: Winona State University, Tau Center
511 Hilbert Street, Winona MN
Room 214

Parent psychotherapy is a specific discipline with a knowledge base of its own.

This three day intensive training will explore psychological and biological underpinnings of parenting, clinical themes in parenting, and how parenting may be affect by attachment, loss, trauma, and neglect.  Illustrated through case examples, we will consider case content, formulations, hypotheses, and intervention strategies.

We will practice translating clinical concepts into effective language with adult clients.

Participants will be asked to consider their own cases as well as those presented in class.

Day 1 – October 30       8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Defining Parent Psychotherapy: Who is it?
Normative Parenting Processes
Biological, Cultural, and Social Influences
Parenting Themes and Assumptions

Day 2 – October 31       8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Attachment and Adult State of Mind
Loss, Trauma, Stress and Disruption
Intervention: Themes, Hypotheses, and Techniques

Day 3 – November 1       8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Case Conceptualization
Intervention Techniques


The training is being provided at no cost to participants thanks to a grant from the Wells Fargo Community Foundation

To register, please e-mail your name, agency, and telephone number to Dr. Judy Woods at JudyW@hvmhc.org 

Hiawatha Valley Mental Health Center
Community Training Schedule

December 4 – Psychopharmacology for Non Prescribers from 10:30am until 12:30pm

All trainings are held at 420 East Sarnia Street, Suite 2100, Winona in the Training Center

Training Schedule Registration

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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.

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.

If you are unable to attend the training, please contact Sally Poepping at sallyp@hvmhc.org or (507) 474-9320.

Yes, we offer Infant Mental Health Community of Practice for providers from Winona, Wabasha, Houston, Goodhue, Olmsted and Fillmore counties.

All sessions are held in the Training Room at Hiawatha Valley Mental Health Center at 420 East Sarnia Street, Winona from 8am until 9am.  Group case consultation will be available from 9am until 9:30am, immediately following each session.  Contact Judy Woods to register JudyW@hvmhc.org

July 26, 2019 – Parental Mental Illness

August 23, 2019 – Strange Situation: Attachment Measurement

September 27, 2019 – Reducing Systemic Disparities

October 25, 2019 – Reunification after Separation

November 22, 2019 – Child Parent Psychotherapy