Trust Based Relational Intervention (TBRI)

What is TBRI®?
TBRI® is an attachment-based, trauma-informed intervention that is designed to meet the complex needs of vulnerable children. TBRI® uses Empowering Principles to address physical needs, Connecting Principles for attachment needs, and Correcting Principles to disarm fear-based behaviors. While the intervention is based on years of attachment, sensory processing, and neuroscience research, the heartbeat of TBRI® is connection.

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Friday, December 14, 2018 at 09:00 AM until 04:30 PM

 

Mental Health First Aid For Older Adults (MHFA) FY19

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) for Older Adults is designed to address the specific mental health and substance disorders common in the aging population. By 2030, adults over the age of 65 will account for nearly 20 percent of the U.S. population. In older adults, symptoms such as apathy, sleep disturbances and appetite changes can be attributed to physical health conditions, dementias or even as a normal part of the aging process.

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Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at 08:30 AM until 05:00 PM  (WASILLA, AK)

C.E. Credit for Nursing – American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC): 8.00
Nursing CEs are being jointly provided by the Alaska Nurses Association and the Alaska Training Cooperative. The Alaska Nurses Association is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. CEs will be available for full participation.

2019 Full Lives Conference for Direct Support Professionals

April 9, 10, & 11, 2019

The 18th annual Full Lives Conference will feature national and Alaskan experts on key issues that affect Care Coordinators, Direct Service Professionals and the people they support. Presentations will be provided on a wide range of topics allowing attendees to choose sessions based on their personal and professional interests such as; diversity and cultural awareness, person-centered best practices, stress management, writing person-centered plans of care, climbing the career ladder, employment and so much more.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND? Full Lives draws a wide range of attendees that provide services in developmental disabilities, behavioral health, traumatic brain injuries, substance abuse/prevention, and senior services. Attendees include case managers, personal care assistance, care coordinators, community advocates, supervisors, administrators, self-advocates, caregivers, and families receiving services.

The Full Lives Conference encourages interaction, problem solving, and sharing among all participants. This atmosphere contributes to a dynamic conference that encourages ongoing networking and collaboration.

Check back soon for Registration details and additional information.

The Full Lives Conference receives funding and support from the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority, UAA Center for Human Development, The Alaska Training Cooperative, and the State of Alaska Senior and Disabilities Services.

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Havening Training

The Havening Techniques are powerful tools that can be used to alleviate the consequences of traumatic or stressful events.

Havening or Delta Techniques™ is a method which is designed to change the brain to de-traumatize the memory and remove its negative effects from both our psyche and body.

These techniques have been developed and refined over the last fifteen years.

The first official training occurred May 2013 in the UK. Now we have grown and spread to all corners of the world.

Early Bird Discount: Register by March 1st, 2019 and save $200, pay $1470 to train with Dr Ron !!!

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Sat & Sun, May 18-19, 2019, 9:00 am – 6:00 pm both days at 2550 Denali St, 16th floor conference room.

Customized Employment

This 12–hour distance delivered course provides an overview of Customized Employment and the Discovery process, an alternative to traditional comparative vocational assessment procedures. Customized Employment is to assist individuals with significant disabilities to obtain competitive, integrated employment.

Participants will learn how to complete the discovery process and develop a vocational profile and a person-centered employment plan. Case studies for individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, Traumatic Brain Injury, and Serious Psychiatric Disabilities are provided. Participants will explore job development strategies based on the vocational profile.

This course meets DVR requirements to become a vendor of Customized Employment and Discovery services. You must be a CRP with DVR, have completed the NCES course or taken the ACRE certification in order to take this course.

The cost of this training will increase in the future as the current offering is supported through generous grant funding by the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority and UAA Center for Human Development funders.

Classes will be listed as soon as they become available.

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) FY19

Most people have heard of First Aid and CPR to address physical distress, but what happens when someone is exhibiting signs of emotional or mental distress?

The Alaska Training Cooperative (AKTC) is providing the community with a groundbreaking public education program Mental Health First Aid that helps the public identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders. Mental Health First Aid is an interactive eight-hour course funded by the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority that teaches participants about the risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems and provides an overview of treatment resources and options.

Classes will be listed as soon as they become available.

Dementia Care Workshop

The purpose of the Dementia Care Workshop is to build a foundation of knowledge which will enable the learner to integrate new care strategies into their professional practice that will increase the quality of life for people with dementia. The workshop teaches the fundamentals of dementia, as well as practical skills such as communication techniques, activities planning and best practices in de-escalating difficult behaviors. This training is specifically for direct care workers such as certified nursing assistants, workers in assisted living homes, personal care attendants, in-home workers, care coordinators and family caregivers.

This training is co-sponsored by the Alaska Training Cooperative. Continuing Nursing Education: 4 contact hours.

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Class dates will be listed as they become available.

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

This beginning 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.

Classes will be listed as soon as they become available.

CPI – Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (NCI) FY19

This is a two-day training (12 hours total of staff training) for a one-year certification for new staff in crisis prevention techniques and de-escalation to assist with increasing the care, welfare safety & security. Please dress comfortably and wear closed toed shoes, as some training activities will be physical.

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Classes will be listed as soon as they become available.