Core Concepts, Addressing Compassion in Challenging Environments

This Face-to-Face three-day, complimentary training addressing trauma fatigue for those whose job confronts substance misuse in high stress situations.
Core Concepts will help you develop communication techniques for building and maintaining effective relationships, critically important in law enforcement, fire, EMS, and other fields.

KENAI- July 17-19

JUNEAU – July 31-Aug. 2

WASILLA – Aug. 19-21

FAIRBANKS – Aug. 28-30

Learn more and register at:

Host: SOA DHSS Office of Substance Misuse & Addiction Prevention, Southcentral Foundation

The P0WER of P0RN (TM): A Closer Look at Pornography’s Impact on Relational Health

A message from the creator of Power of Porn™, Gene McConnell:

Our culture is saturated with sexual messages bombarding every segment of our society and impacting everyone from youth to adults. Pornography’s expanse into the digital age has made access and consumption virtually unrestricted, even to our children.

A four-hour, Continuing Education* Workshop for Mental Health Professionals, Pastors, Parents, and other Natural Helpers who seek to help themselves or others in their recovery from porn and sex addiction.

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at 04:30 PM until 08:30 PM

Host: Turnagain Center, Gene McConnell (Also available via Webinar)

Email with questions.

nTIDE Lunch & Learn Webinar Series

The First Friday of every month. Noon to 1:00 pm EST or 8:00 am to 9:00 am AST

• Overview of National Trends in Disability Employment (nTIDE) Jobs Report Release –
Andrew Houtenville, UNH-IOD & Elaine Katz, Kessler Foundation
• News from the field of Disability Employment – Denise Rozell, AUCD;
• Guest Panelist –
Alison Barkoff, Director of Advocacy, Center for Public Representation
• Open Question & Answer period for attendees

For more information or to register click on this link: REGISTER HERE

Host: Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Employment Policy and Measurement (EPM-RRTC)

Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA)

Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis.

This training is free and includes C.E. Credit for Nursing – American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC): 8.00.

For more information or to register click on the date below:

Thursday, August 8, 2019 (Utqiagvik, AK)

Friday, August 30, 2019 (Anchorage, AK)
Friday, September 27, 2019 ( Anchorage, AK )

Social Security Work Incentives for Students and Young Adults

Many parents think that their students or young adult children may not work and receive SSI or SSDI, Medicaid. They may believe any income will immediately cause a discontinuation of those benefits. This is not true. In this session, learn about: Plans to Achieve Self Support, 1619 (a), 1619(b), Property Essential to Self Support, how Social Security views Earned Income, and how it affects cash and medical benefits.

For more information or to register click on the date:

Friday, August 9, 2019 at 09:00 AM until 10:00 AM

Host: The Alaska Training Cooperative,

Conflict Resolution Skills/Alternatives to Violence (AVP) Workshop – BASIC or ADVANCED

BASIC training will present conflict resolution skills through experiential learning exercises and practice with the goal of helping Direct Service providers and community members to think about and make choices to reduce conflicts in work and everyday settings. There will be 18 Contact Hours associated with this training.

For more information or to register click on the date:

Friday, Aug 9, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm; Saturday, Aug. 10, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm; Sunday, Aug. 11, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm (Homer, AK)

ADVANCED is an 18 hour second level workshop is for those who have already taken the Basic workshop. This workshop focuses on the underlying causes of violence in and outside ourselves as well as the role and pieces we bring to ourselves and the world as peacemakers.

Host: The Alaska Training Cooperative,, or 907-264-6276

Therapeutic Presence Workshop, BHCE

The objective of this workshop is to approach therapy with a changed paradigm: to be focused on being present rather than just doing techniques.

C.E. Credit for National Association of Social Workers Alaska Chapter (NASW-AK): 6.00 [pending]

For more information or to register click on the date:

Friday, August 9, 2019 at 09:00 AM until 4:00 PM (Anchorage, AK)

Host: The Alaska Training Cooperative,, or 907-264-6257