training opportunities

 
 
 

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH


Intellectual/Developmental Disability and Mental Health Best Practices

April 20, 8a-5p

Ramada 838 Westwood Blvd. Price

Cost: $15, lunch included

Sponsors: Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health and the National Association for Dual Diagnosis (NAAD)

The Department of Human Services and the Utah Developmental Disabilities Council are pleased to announce a free one-day event for professionals and families who work with and support people with intellectual/developmental disability and mental health (IDD/MH) needs. A NADD certified speaker will present multiple important topics:; Introduction to IDD/MH; Bio-Psycho-Social Model of Assessment; Adapting Psychotherapy Practices for People with IDD; Best Practice Competencies; Inter-system Collaboration; How to Advocate and Impact State and National Policy; Considerations in working with Children vs. Adults. Space is limited.

Register

Intellectual/Developmental Disability and Mental Health Train the Trainer

April 21-23, 8a-5p

Ramada 838 Westwood Blvd. Price

Cost: Free

Sponsors: Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health and the National Association for Dual Diagnosis (NAAD)

The Department of Human Services and the Utah Developmental Disabilities Council are pleased to announce a free three-day train the trainer for professionals working with and supporting people with intellectual/developmental disability and mental health (IDD/MH) needs. Course expertise provided by NADD, thenadd.org. Commitment to provide trainings is expected. Space is limited. Please email Kelly Thomson for more information and to reserve a seat. 

 

CHILDREN, YOUTH & FAMILY


High-Fidelity Wraparound Training

April 6-7 (Day 1-2) and May 11-13 (Day 3-5), 9a-5p

Allies with Families, 230 West 200 South, SLC

Cost: Free

Five total days of skills-based training for High Fidelity Wraparound workforce and Family Resource Facilitators.

Register

Functional Family Therapy (FFT) Training and Certification

Early 2020

Free to a limited number of providers

DHS will cover the costs for years one and two of FFT training for a limited group of providers. Providers must first apply to and be accepted by FFT and then DHS in order to be eligible for DHS training funding. DHS will be awarding training slots based on multiple factors including FFT approval, geographic location, experience, and ability to be trained and accept clients in the first quarter of the year.  FFT application materials are available here. Providers must apply to FFT and notify DHS at ncruz@utah.gov once they have initiated the application process. See this email for further details.

Adoption Conference 2020 for Professionals: Trust Based Relational intervention (TBRi) 

April 23 (Salt Lake); April 24 (Northern, Western); April 27 (Southwest)

Salt Lake: Viridian Event Center; Northern: DCFS Ogden Office; Western: Provo Marriott Hotel & Conference Center; Southwest: Festival Hall in Cedar City

Cost: Free

TBRi is an attachment, evidenced-based, and 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.  Professional Day Flier TBRi Flier SAVE THE DATE: Registration info coming   

 

DISABILITY SERVICES


Support Coordinator Quarterly DHS/DSPD Meeting

April 15, 10:30a-Noon

Multiagency State Office Building, 195 N. 1950 West, Salt Lake City, Room 2026 and online

Cost: Free

An opportunity to keep Support Coordinators up to date on what is happening in the Department and Division and collaborate to improve services for people with disabilities in Utah.

Intellectual/Developmental Disability and Mental Health Best Practices

April 20, 8a-5p

Ramada 838 Westwood Blvd. Price

Cost: $15, lunch included

Sponsors: Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health and the National Association for Dual Diagnosis (NAAD)

The Department of Human Services and the Utah Developmental Disabilities Council are pleased to announce a free one-day event for professionals and families who work with and support people with intellectual/developmental disability and mental health (IDD/MH) needs. A NADD certified speaker will present multiple important topics:; Introduction to IDD/MH; Bio-Psycho-Social Model of Assessment; Adapting Psychotherapy Practices for People with IDD; Best Practice Competencies; Inter-system Collaboration; How to Advocate and Impact State and National Policy; Considerations in working with Children vs. Adults. Space is limited.

Register

Intellectual/Developmental Disability and Mental Health Train the Trainer

April 21-23, 8a-5p

Ramada 838 Westwood Blvd. Price

Cost: Free

Sponsors: Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health and the National Association for Dual Diagnosis (NAAD)

The Department of Human Services and the Utah Developmental Disabilities Council are pleased to announce a free three-day train the trainer for professionals working with and supporting people with intellectual/developmental disability and mental health (IDD/MH) needs. Course expertise provided by NADD, thenadd.org. Commitment to provide trainings is expected. Space is limited. Please email Kelly Thomson for more information and to reserve a seat. 

Opportunities to Seek Employment: The Support Coordinator’s Role

Four-part Webinar Series taught by the Supported Employment Leadership Network (SELN) in partnership with DSPD and Utah State University-Center for Persons with Disabilities

  • Module 4: The Employment Process, April 23, 11a-Noon

To register, email Tricia Jones-Parkin at USU. See module descriptions here

 

PARTNER EVENTS / RESOURCES

(not sponsored by DHS)


Utah Developmental Disabilities Council Town Halls

April 16, 6-8p: USU Eastern Alumni Room, 410 East 400 North, Price

The Utah Developmental Disabilities Council is hosting meetings across the state to hear from constituents and partners in different communities to develop their UDDC State Plan that guides advocacy work for the next five years. More info or contact.

Self-Advocacy Conference

April 17, 9a-3p

USU Eastern Alumni Room, 410 East 400 North, Price

Cost: Free

Sponsored by the Utah Developmental Disabilities Council

“Leadership: Building Strengths as Self-Advocates,” a conference to help self-determined people think about ways in which their voices can be heard. Adults with Intellectual or developmental disabilities who want to increase their leadership and advocacy skills should attend. More info or contact