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University of Nebraska Public Policy Center

BEAM Behavioral Health Training Center

BEAM is a training academy for behavioral health professionals that focuses on providing continuing education training and enhancing professional skills.  See the BEAM brochure for more info.

Who Should Attend: 

Professionals in psychology, mental health, addictions, criminal justice, and school counseling.

CE Approval:

  • APA: Mental Health & Substance Abuse
  • Criminal Justice

2019 Workshops:

March 8, 2019
Trauma: Creating a Shelter From the Storm
8:00–8:30am • Registration
8:30–4:00PM • Training
Instructor:  Pamela Oltman, MS, LIMHP, LADC
Location:  Lincoln Community Foundation Building, 5th Floor Conference Room, 215 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln, NE 68588
Description of Course: This six-hour workshop will provide participants with a review of three phases of treatment for trauma, effective assessment tools, and current practices for treatment.
Cost: $100  Register:

Contact us With Questions: (402) 472-0501.
More 2019 Workshops Coming Soon!

March 29, 2019
Skilled Report Writing for Criminal Justice Clients
8:00–8:30am • Registration
8:30–4:00PM • Training
Instructor:  Brad Shay, LIMHP, LADC, CPD, DOT
Location:  Doane University, 5101 Central Park Drive – MAC Building Room 101, Lincoln, NE 
Description of Course: This six-hour workshop will describe updates and current treatment service definitions and the five elements of a criminal justice progress report using case examples.
Cost: $100

April 18, 2019
Mental Health Assessment and Management of Threatening Behaviors
8:30–9:00am • Registration
9:00–5:00PM • Training
Instructor:  John Nicoletti, PhD, ABPP
Location:  UNMC College of Nursing, 550 N. 19th Street – College of Nursing Auditorium, Lincoln, NE 
Description of Course: This 6.5-hour workshop will present guidelines for differentiating between mental health and substance abuse evaluations, wellness checks, fitness for duty, suicide and threat/risk management and techniques for matching the three areas of responsibility for behavioral health professionals in conducting threat assessment. Participants will identify how to balance duty to warn and protect and how to decrease the desire to engage in attack behavior. Documentation and due diligence paper trails will be featured.
Sponsors: This training is brought to you through the collaboration of Region V Systems, Great Plains Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP), and the University of Nebraska Public Policy Center.
Cost: $100


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