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Events and training

2021 Washington Behavioral Healthcare Conference (virtual)

Date: June 16-18, 2021
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Cost: $150

This year's workshop tracks includes:

  • Recovery and Resilience
  • Race and Equity in Behavioral Health
  • Emerging, Best, and Promising Practices
  • Corrections and Mental Health
  • Management, Leadership and Operations
  • And more

Registration begins April 1 through the Washington Council for Behavioral Health website.

Trauma-informed approach (TIA)

These free, online courses on trauma-informed approach for staff, supervisors, and agency leaders are now available in English and Spanish. Register for TIA training.

Peer-led education and support programs

NAMI Washington offers free classes and support programs for individuals affected by serious mental illness and their families, as well as presentations, such as Ending the Silence, that are available to schools and other audiences. See a complete list and register on the NAMI Washington website.

Prenatal through five relational health

DC:0-5TM clinical training (virtual)

April 7-8, 2021

This comprehensive training from Zero to Three on DC:0-5™ Diagnostic Classification of Mental Health and Developmental Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood is designed for advanced practitioners such as mental health clinicians, psychiatrists, pediatricians, nurse practitioners, and early intervention specialists whose work with infants, young children, and their families involves assessment, diagnosis, and case formulation.

Cost: $549. Register for the clinical training.

Youth and young adult continuum of care

Youth advocate leadership academy (virtual)

March 2021

For youth and young adults ages 14-29, passionate about mental health, who identify as having lived experience in a youth serving system and seek to build their leadership skills.

The Youth MOVE Peer Center is offering this free leadership training in four online training sessions, self-paced learning, and peer group consults. Youth who may be interested in working as a youth peer provider in the future, or who are currently serving as a youth peer, would be a great fit for this training opportunity.

Training Schedule:

  • Tuesday and Thursday evenings: March 16, 18, 23, 25
  • Wednesday afternoons: March 3, 10, 17, 24
  • Saturdays: March 6, 13, 20, 27

If interested, complete the interest form.

Saying it out loud conference

May 26, 2021

Registrations for this virtual conference committed to increasing competency in serving LGBTQ+ individuals and families will open in early March. Visit the conference website.