Mid-America MHTTC Newsletter

We hope this message finds you well. It's hard to believe that February is already here! Since the start of the year, our team has been hard at work developing and implementing resources that cover a range of focus areas. Read on to learn more about what we've been up to.

As always, we hope to connect with you at one of our many free online trainings happening this month, like the next session of the Healing Roots webinar series and the 2nd MHTTC Grief Sensitivity Virtual Learning Institute.

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to reach out.

Take care,

The Team at the Mid-America MHTTC
We hope to connect with you through one of our free events!
Professional Well-Being Training for Boys and Girls Club
11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 2 | ONLINE
Program Limited to Select Participants
ARC for Educators: A Training of Trainers Series
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 3 | ONLINE
Healing Roots: Prevention, Intervention, and Postvention After a Suicide
10 - 11:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 4 | ONLINE
Mid-America Crisis Planning Learning Community
3 - 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10 | ONLINE
NASP 2022 Annual Convention
Feb. 15 - 18 | Boston, MA
Regional Learning Community: Classroom WISE
1 - 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 16 | ONLINE
Trauma and Chronic Stress (30 minutes) / Military Deployment (30 minutes) (Context Clues: Using Social Determinants of Health [SDOH] to Enhance Treatment)
12 - 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17 | ONLINE
2nd MHTTC Grief Sensitivity Virtual Learning Institute (GSVLI)
Feb. 23 - 24 | ONLINE
Lunar New Year - Feb. 1
Black History Month - Feb. 1-28
Valentine's Day - Feb. 14
Presidents' Day - Feb. 21
National Eating Disorders Awareness Week - Feb. 21-27
Healing Roots: Considerations for Mental Health Accessibility and Delivery of Services Across Tribal Communities resumes Feb. 4.
Prevention, Intervention, and Postvention After a Suicide, the next installment of Healing Roots: Considerations for Mental Health Accessibility and Delivery of Services Across Tribal Communities, will air 10-11:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 4.

In this webinar, participants will learn about the necessary culturally-appropriate tools to help reduce suicide in Native American communities. Speakers will also address different strategies to support tribal communities after a suicide occurs.

Click here to learn more about the webinar and register. Watch the November webinar, Supporting the Mental Health Needs of Students Attending Tribal Colleges, here.
Social determinants of health (SDOH) series continues Feb. 17 and will cover trauma, chronic stress, and military deployment.
The next webinar in our series Context Clues: Using Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) to Enhance Treatment will cover trauma and chronic stress and military deployment from 12-1 p.m. CT on Thursday, Feb. 17.

Click here to register. Each webinar in this series, produced in collaboration with Aetna Better Health of Kansas, is divided into two flash presentations. A certificate for half of a contact hour will be provided upon completion of each session.

Check out our other upcoming webinars:
 Pediatric Sleep (30 minutes) / Adolescent and Adult Sleep (30 minutes)
12-1 p.m. Thursday, March 17
Adjustment to Diagnosis (30 minutes) / Adherence (30 minutes)
12-1 p.m. Thursday, April 21

Webinar recordings from past presentations in the series are also available via the series web page.
The 2nd MHTTC Grief Sensitivity Virtual Learning Institute (GSVLI) will be held Feb. 23-24.
Register now for the 2nd MHTTC Grief Sensitivity Virtual Learning Institute (GSLVI). Sessions will convene Feb. 23-24.

In this free two-day training, faculty will offer grounding and foundations for grief sensitivity for the mental health and/or school mental health workforces in the face of COVID-19 and beyond. Click here to learn more and register.
Looking Ahead: Leadership Institute virtual orientation begins March 21.
The 2022 Leadership Institute, presented by the Mid-America MHTTC, PTTC, and ATTC, will begin virtual orientation on March 21. Be sure to submit your nomination and application forms by Friday, February 4.

This institute will provide participants with intensive leadership training in personal, partnership, and process development. Candidates for the program must be employed in a behavioral health, mental health, or recovery agency in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, or Nebraska, and be nominated by their CEO or director.

Learn more and download the forms here.
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This publication is supported by SAMHSA of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of a financial assistance award totaling $5.9 million with 100 percent funded by SAMHSA/HHS. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by SAMHSA/HHS, or the U.S. Government.
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