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The MNCAMH Second Friday Free Webinar Series

The Minnesota Center for Chemical and Mental Health invites you to view online or in person, its second Friday Webinars. MNCAMH draws from experts in their respective fields and asks them to provide a one hour lecture related to their area of interest with a focus on application to practice. One CEU is available for those who attend this webinar in person or live on the web, complete an evaluation of the webinar and pass a post test based on the material presented. Evaluation and post test are available shortly following the webinar.

The webinar is broadcast from room 145 Peters Hall in the University of Minnesota School of Social Work, 1404 Gortner Avenue, St. Paul 55108. Parking is available in the Gortner Avenue Ramp directly across the street from Peters Hall. All webinars take place between Noon and 1PM. 

We are now using GoToWebinar for our online delivery. This webinar can be viewed on a smart phone or tablet by downloading the GoToMeeting app from the Apple Store or the Android app.

Friday, May 8, 2015 Noon-1PM

Trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Persons with Serious Mental Illness 

Part II: A Brief Educational and Anxiety Management Intervention

While not often addressed in standard clinical care, there is a very high prevalence of trauma history and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in persons with serious mental illness. This seminar will provide an overview of the links among traumatic events, PTSD, and the course of serious mental illness. Clinical implications of trauma and PTSD will be discussed, as will the unique treatment needs of this population. A brief, effective method of screening for PTSD in those with serious mental illness will be reviewed.

Jen Gottlieb Ph D 

Jennifer Gottlieb, Ph.D. is a Research Assistant Professor at Boston University, whose work has been devoted to the development and implementation of effective psychosocial interventions for individuals with schizophrenia and other severe mental illnesses. Her research focuses on the development, provision, and evaluation of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) treatments for psychotic disorders; novel interventions for first-episode psychosis, as well as CBT treatments for trauma and PTSD for those with serious mental illness. Dr. Gottlieb is also a licensed psychologist with extensive clinical experience in the treatment of SMI, schizophrenia, first-episode psychosis, social skills training, dual disorders interventions, trauma and PTSD, and smoking cessation. She has delivered multiple national and international training workshops and lectures, provided clinical supervision and consultation, co-authored treatment manuals, collaborated on several research projects, as well as authored empirical and review papers and chapters in these areas.

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Since Dr. Gottlieb will be teaching this topic from her office at Boston University, there will not be a live on campus presentation.

Click here for information about our June, 2015 Webinar: The Interaction Between Chronic Medical Conditions and Mental Illness: Treating the Whole Person.

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Minnesota Center for Chemical and Mental Health

The Minnesota Center of Excellence For Chemical And Mental  Health strives to advance the science and practice of treating mental health and substance abuse disorders through research and dissemination of clinical best practices and develops advancements in professional and degree-based education for providers.

MNCAMH is sponsored by funds from the Minnesota Department of Human Services Adult Mental Health Division.

The Minnesota Center for Chemical and Mental Health has developed a comprehensive set of training videos for agencies that want to develop an Enhanced Illness, Management & Recovery Program. Onsite consultation is also available. For more information contact MNCAMH.

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