MNCAMH Second Friday Webinar Series
The MNCAMH Second Friday Webinar Series are broadcast on the second Friday of each month and viewers can receive one free CEU upon completion of a post test. Videos are then archived online for free remote viewing and optional paid continuing education credit. Each webinar is worth one CEU following a $15. registration fee and completion of a post test.
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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.
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.Find out more »
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.Find out more »