About

We are a team of experienced professionals dedicated to creating and providing learning opportunities through our research, training and consultation that inspire, challenge, and motivate practitioners toward exceptional, empirically informed and effective recovery-oriented care.

Mission

Support recovery for individuals affected by mental illness and substance use disorders by providing training, research and consultation that inspires, challenges, and motivates practitioners toward exceptional, empirically informed and effective recovery-oriented care.

Our Vision

We create the highest quality, inspired, enthusiastic, and skilled workforce dedicated to providing excellent recovery oriented care to individuals affected by mental illness and substance use disorders

Location

We are housed within the School of Social work at 1404 Gortner Avenue, 170 Peters Hall, St. Paul, MN 55108.

May 10 | 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

An Overview of the NAVIGATE Model: A Comprehensive Treatment Approach for Persons with First Episode Psychosis

In this webinar, we will talk about the importance of providing high-quality, intensive treatment early on in the development of schizophrenia-spectrum disorders from individual, family, and societal standpoints. Research supporting NAVIGATE as an effective treatment will be presented, as well as in-depth descriptions of the various manualized interventions in NAVIGATE, as well as who is an appropriate referral to the three local teams providing NAVIGATE in the metro area. This webinar is pre-approved for one CEU by the Minnesota Board of Psychology and the Minnesota Board of Social Work. Learn More

June 14 | 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

E-cigarettes: Variations in nicotine delivery and toxicity profiles

Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are devices designed to deliver inhalable nicotine without burning tobacco. These devices have been continuously evolving and increasing in popularity since their first introduction to the market, and many different types are currently available.  E-cigarettes vary dramatically in design, voltage settings, battery power, the airflow rate, and other characteristics. In addition, liquids designed for the use with e-cigarettes are highly diverse, with hundreds of brands and thousands of flavors, each available in a variety of nicotine concentrations. The impact of these factors on nicotine intake and toxicant exposures in users will be discussed. Learn More