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May 9, 2019

MNCAMH to Provide E-IMR Training For Intensive Residential Treatment Service (IRTS) Providers

Beginning June, 2019 MNCAMH will begin E-IMR training for Intensive Residential Treatment Service (IRTS) providers at four Minnesota locations: Marshall, Winona, Bemidji, and Brooklyn Center. The training will consist in-person training that includes didactic instruction, discussion, written activities and a heavy emphasis on skills rehearsal. The training will cover… Read More

April 12, 2019

Dr. Piper Meyer to present at School of Social Work Research Colloquium

Dr Piper Kalos-Meyer, Executive Director of MNCAMH will present the findings of a study that utilized the Individual Coping and Awareness Therapy (I-CAT) model to treat First Episode Psychosis (FEP) patients. Results indicated patients showed the greatest improvement in stress management, resiliency, and symptom reduction. The Colloquium takes place… Read More

March 9, 2019

University of Minnesota Discovery Magazine Features NAVIGATE Model

 Piper Meyer-Kalos, Ph.D., executive director of the Minnesota Center for Chemical and Mental Health and adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry, was key in developing NAVIGATE. Aimed at early diagnosis and intervention of schizophrenia, the recovery- and strengths-based model, is focused on [participants’]… Read More

February 28, 2019

Engagement Initiative Begins at Kern BHRS

February 28, 2019 Tanya Line and Steve Carlson (MNCAMH Clinical Trainers) training the Kern California BHRS staff in Engagement Skills and Strategies. They are exploring Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs using a cup stacking and needs sorting activity. The objective of the activity is to help practitioners appreciate the challenges… Read More

February 25, 2019

Understanding Substance Use and Interventions in Child Welfare

In partnership with the Minnesota Center for Chemical and Mental Health, the Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare is pleased to announce our 20th Annual Spring Child Welfare Conference! This year’s conference will be a two-day conference featuring local and national speakers. Day 1 will be web-streamed and Day… Read More

July 12 | 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Homelessness in Minnesota – What we know about who is homeless, why, and what we can do to address it

In 2018 Wilder Research counted more people experiencing homelessness in Minnesota than ever before. Homelessness affects people from all backgrounds, is experienced differently be each person, and has implications for health care and social service providers through the state. This webinar will discuss key findings and trends from the Minnesota Homeless Study, including what factors may contribute to people becoming homeless and how homelessness impacts children, adults, and older adults. In additional to describing the scale of homelessness in Minnesota, ideas for addressing homelessness will also be shared. Learn More

August 9 | 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Recognizing and Challenging Stigma Around Substance Use and Mental Illness

Substance use, mental illness, and other behavioral health disorders are the most highly stigmatized health conditions. Stigma is a condition or status that is subject to prejudice, based on stereotyping that assigns undesirable labels, qualities, and behaviors to a person with that status. Labeled individuals are then socially devalued, which leads to inequality and discrimination, both on individual and systemic levels. Research suggests that stigma can manifest in subtle and largely unintended ways, and none of us are immune to negative stereotyping. Learn More