Youth with Co-Occurring Disorders Training Academy:
Promoting Evidence-Based Integrated Care
The course is a THREE-DAY training in presenting an overview of current evidenced-based practices for youth with co-occurring disorders.
COURSE TOPICS (click each for link to definition)
- Overview of evidenced-based practices for youth
- Developmental themes
- Ecological interventions for externalizing behaviors: Multisystemic Therapy (MST) & Family Integrated Transitions (FIT)
- Trauma-focused cognitive-behavioral therapy (TF-CBT)
- Self-care and burn-out prevention
- Educational Issues (tentative)
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Clinicians, case managers and supervisors who desire to learn about current evidenced-based practices for youth with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders.
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?
Tuition and training materials are provided by WIMHRT. Each participant is responsible for transportation and meals. WIMHRT has a very limited number of hotel accommodations available (double-occupancy only) that are reserved for participants traveling more than 50 miles to the Institute. These accommodations are available on a first-come, first-served basis. WIMHRT can assist with locating other lodging options for those who wish to book their own lodging.
WHERE IS THE COURSE OFFERED?
This course is conducted at the Western Branch of The Washington Institute for Mental Health Research and Training in Tacoma, Washington on the grounds of Western State Hospital (WSH).
WHEN IS IT OFFERED?
The Youth COD was offered 3/2-4, 2010. No further trainings are scheduled at this time, but please check back. You can also fill out a application form, below, if you wish to be notified when the next training becomes available. Thank you for your interest!
HOW DO I APPLY?
Registration/application form is available online. Fill out the form online (see below), then print and FAX or attach as an email. FAX is (253) 756-3987 (attn: Diane Pearson Harrison). Or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have questions about the registration/application, please contact:
Diane Pearson Harrison
The Washington Institute
9601 Steilacoom Blvd. SW
Tacoma, WA 98498-7213
PLEASE DIRECT CONTENT QUESTIONS TO:
Shannon Blajeski, MSW
Trainer & Consultant
The Washington Institute for Mental Health Research & Training