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TBRI and Trauma Informed Classrooms
August 1, 2017 8:30am to August 2, 2017 3:30pm

Cendera Center
3600 Benbrook Hwy
Fort Worth, TX 76117

Education professionals learn how to disarm fear, optimize learning and facilitate healing for vulnerable children.

Presenter(s):  Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development

$40 fee (includes breakfast and lunch)
Application deadline is June 13th

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Committee Meeting - Cultural Connection
August 3, 2017 9:00am to 10:30am

Lena Pope Amon Carter Center, 3200 Sanguinet St, Fort Worth, TX 76107

Texas Health and Human Services Commission Regional Workshop - "Implementing Strategies for Integrating Opioid Overdose Education and Naloxone Access"
August 11, 2017 9:00am to 12:00pm

Fort Worth, TX

This workshop will build the 2016 NAS Symposium and the 2016 Texas Opioid Overdose Prevention Training Workshops. The presenters will provide an update on the opioid epidemic in Texas and new trends. Information will be given on how to develop guidelines and strategies for effective street outreach.

Workshops will take place throughout Texas.

CEU's available for LCDC, LPC, LMFT and SW.

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MHA Insight Seminar - August 11, 2017
August 11, 2017 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Mental Health America of Greater Tarrant County
3136 W. 4th Street
Fort Worth, TX 76107

Workshop:  "A Different Kind of Self-Care:  Burnout and Possible Selves"

We'll play with LEGO bricks to identify a number of Possible Selves, which can take care of you as you find a balance between helping others and helping yourself.

Presenter:  Dr. Susan Chiasson, Innovations Powered by Play

3 hr CEUs;  $50 non-MHA members, $40 MHA members, $20 students

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Membership Meeting
August 14, 2017 8:30am to 10:00am

Lena Pope Amon Carter Center, 3200 Sanguinet St., Fort Worth, TX 76107

MHA Insight Seminar - "Chemical Dependency and Mental Health: How do drugs and alcohol affect a person and what are the pharmacological treatments?"
August 25, 2017 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Mental Health America of Greater Tarrant County
3136 W. 4th St.
Fort Worth, TX 76107

Understand how illicit drugs and alcohol affect the behavioral aspects of a person and how illicit drugs contribute to mental illness.  Learn about current medications to treat chemical dependency.

Presenter(s):  Shing Pang, PhD, LCSW, LCDC, Assistant Professor of Clinical Practice at UTA

3 hour CEUs; $50 for non-MHA members, $40 for MHA members, $20 for students

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Millwood Hospital/The Excel Center Present - 4th Monday CEU - "Mindfulness"
August 28, 2017 12:00pm to 2:00pm

MHMR Board Room
3840 Hulen St
Fort Worth, TX 76107

Caring for yourself and your patients with "mindfulness".

Presenter:  April Grimes, LMSW

Free; 2 CEUs; light lunch provided

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Contact Us

3200 Sanguinet Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76107

Patsy Thomas, President

For more information call: 817.927.5200 or email: