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Certified Peer Counselor Training

The King County Behavioral Health and Recovery Division is sponsoring three Certified Peer Counselor trainings in 2020. The dates are:

  • March 23-March 27
  • July 20-July 24
  • October 19-October 23

This training is in high demand and individuals interested in the opportunity are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to avoid being put on a waitlist.  Paper applications are no longer accepted for new Certified Peer Counselor applicants (mental health, SUD, parent partner, and youth peers). Instead, applicants need to complete the HCA’s online application. For more information and other resources visit HCAs Peer Support webpage.

Supporting Management of Medical Conditions -
An Overview for Non-Medical Behavioral Healthcare Staff

(4/12/2019)

  • Webinar available here.
  • Presentation slides available here.

This training provides an overview of hypertension, diabetes, and asthma management and is intended for behavioral healthcare line staff.

Integrated Managed Care (IMC) and Integrated Care Network (KCICN) Overview
(2/25/19)

  • Webinar available here.
  •  Presentation slides available here.

Additional Resources:

 

Workforce Training Calendar

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Cross Agency System Training (CAST)

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CANCELLED:
Medical Necessity

 


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Breaking the Chains of Trauma (Moral Reconation
Therapy Program)


 

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Progress Notes

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Introduction to Motivational Interviewing

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CANCELLED:
Brief Interventions

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Practicing for Revolution & Social Change

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Developing Clinical
Supervision Skills I

 

 

 

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Using Motivational Interviewing in Individual...

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Individual Service Plan
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Medical Necessity

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Medication Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder: Advanced...

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Mastering Motivational Interviewing - 5 Month Training & Technical...

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Case Management

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Advanced Motivational Interviewing (Online Course)

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Motivational Interviewing with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
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Dialectical Behavioral Therapy III

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Certified Peer Counselor Training

(This training is in high demand and individuals interested are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to avoid being put on a waitlist.Paper applications are no longer accepted for new Certified Peer Counselor Applicants. For more information and other resources, visit the HCA's Peer Support webpage.

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External Training Resources 

Health Care Authority Trauma Informed Approach courses now available in Engish and Spanish. You can register for these courses on En Route's website; there is also a link on HCA's trauma-informed approach website.

HealthierHere's Introduction to Value-Based Payment in Washington State - Webinar

 

Ongoing Peer Support Development Opportunities

https://www.doorstowellbeing.org/webinar-recordings


Improving Cultural Competency for Behavioral Health Professionals

The U.S. Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health (HHS OMH) has announced a new, free, and accredited e-learning program.The program, available via OMH's Think Cultural Health, is designed to develop behavioral health providers' knowledge and skills related to culturally and linguistically appropriate services (CLAS).

Cultural and linguistic competency is recognized as an important strategy for improving the quality of care provided to clients from diverse backgrounds. The goal of this e-learning program is to help behavioral health professionals increase their cultural and linguistic competency.

Registration: https://www.thinkculturalhealth.hhs.gov/education/behavioral-health


Adult Mental Health First Aid


MHFA is an 8-hour training course designed to give members of the public (non-clinicians) basic skills to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Trainees learn a single 5-step strategy that includes assessing risk, respectfully listening to and supporting the individual in crisis, and identifying appropriate professional help and other supports

Classes offered regularly 8:00 AM-5:30 PM at Highline College (map) Cost $15:00.

Registration: https://ce.highline.edu/programs/areas/mhfa


Youth Mental Health First Aid


This 8-hour class is for adults (non-clinicians) who regularly interact with adolescents 12 to 18. Youth Mental Health First Aid will improve your knowledge of mental health and substance use problems, and will teach you how to connect youth with care when needed.

Students will gain skills on how to help an adolescent in crisis or who is experiencing a mental health challenge. Similar to traditional first aid and CPR, mental health first aid is help provided to a person developing a mental health problem or experiencing a crisis before they can get professional treatment or the crisis resolves.

Classes offered regulary 8:00 AM-5:00 PM at the Sandpoint Learning Center (map) Cost $20.00.

Registration: https://www.regonline.com/Builder/site/tab2.aspx?EventID=2543224&EventSessionID=&editmode=0&view

 

 


Contact Us

Phone 206-263-9000

TTY Relay: 711

Fax: 206-296-0583