Bulletin Board - Community Education

Mental Health Association - Education & Training

August 7, 2018: 2:45PM-4PM 

Best Practices in working with LGBT older adults

1 CE's

The LGBT Older Adult Experience will provide health and human service providers of staff levels on the community of individuals who comprise the LGBT older adult population. LGBT older adults (50 and older) often face myriad challenges in addition to those experienced by their heterosexual counterparts; in particular, social isolation, familial estrangement, increased health risks, and lack of culturally competent health and human services. This workshop will describe in depth the dynamic of the LGBT aging community and best practices for working with this population. A Q&A will close the session. 

For more information and registration, please click here

August 9, 2018: 9:30AM-12:30PM

Mindfulness Training for the Behavioral Health Provider 

3 CE's

Mindfulness training is both an art and a methodology. This workshop will provide a greater understanding of what is meant by Mindfulness and the various Mindfulness techniques participants can use to develop their own practice, as well as in their clinical work.

For more information and registration, please click here

August 13 & 14, 2018: 9:30AM-1:30PM (both days)

Mental Health First Aid

8 CASAC renewal credits

Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour training certification course which teaches participants a five-step action plan to assess a situation, select and implement interventions and secure appropriate care for the individual. The certification program introduces participants to risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems, builds understanding of their impact and discusses common treatments. 

For more information and registration, please click here

August 20 & 21, 2018: 8:30AM-4:40PM on both days

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

14 CE's

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) is a two-day intensive, interactive and practice-dominated course designed to help caregivers recognize risk and learn how to intervene to prevent the immediate risk of suicide. The workshop is for all caregivers (any person in a position of trust). This includes professionals, paraprofessionals and lay people. It is suitable for mental health professionals, nurses, physicians, pharmacists, teachers, counselors, youth workers, police and correctional staff, school support staff, clergy, and community volunteers. 

For more information and registration, please click here

Sponsored by:

The Nassau County Department of Human Services, Office of Mental Health, Chemical Dependency & Developmental Disabilities Services’ Behavioral Health Awareness Campaign.

Self-Management Education For Diabetes

Our commitment is to partner with you so that you are equipped with skills to meet your needs. These skills will help you make informed decisions daily on how to live a healthier life.

Several of the skills that you will learn include:

  • Planning healthy meals
  • What your diabetes medications do
  • Blood glucose monitoring
  • Increasing your daily physical activity
  • Coping and managing stress
  • Staying motivated for a lifetime of health

An initial 1 on 1 appointment is scheduled with the Certified Diabetes Educator followed by four two hour sessions and three month follow up after completion of the program. Diabetes education is a covered benefit under most health plans whose beneficiaries have a diagnosis of type 1 or type 2 diabetes.

Connect with us: Maria Curcio, CDE, RDN, MS 631-687-4188 [email protected]

*A physician’s referral may be necessary depending on health plan

 

Please see the attached flyer. 

Brentwood Summer Youth Connection

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Why Not Visit a Farmers’ Market This Summer?

Buying Fresh is Easier Than You Think…

Eat Smart New York Long Island is a community-based nutrition education and obesity prevention program. ESNY-LI utilizes a variety of strategies, including nutrition education workshops, social media/marketing, and promoting healthy places and policies to improve the likelihood that persons with limited resources will make healthy food choices and choose to be more physically active. Our programs are offered for FREE in English and Spanish for youth, adults and seniors.

Visit our website for recipes and more information: www.eatsmartnyli.com

 

*This information was funded by USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program - SNAP. SNAP provides nutrition assistance to people with low income. To find out more, go to myBenefits.ny.gov or contact 1-800-342-3009. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

 

Please see attached the Farmers Market Nutrition Program Flyers. 

HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY WORKFORCE PROGRAMS

HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY WORKFORCE PROGRAMS

Suffolk County Community College

Suffolk County Community College's Office for Continuing Education, in conjunction with the TechHire grant from the U.S. Department of Labor, is offering two opportunities to earn credentials.  These workforce programs have no tuition costs for eligible individuals ages 17-29.  

Online Health Information Technology Program

This program will introduce health care delivery transformation and use the electronic health record (EHR) to prepare participants for employment in the changing health care environment.  Upon completion of the program, eligible students may sit for the Certified Associate in Health Information & Management Systems (CAHIMS) examination, a nationally recognized credential.  Click here for the Admission Application.  Informational flyer can be found here.

Career Development Bootcamp

Students will participate in classroom and online instruction to develop career skills and is targeted to those who have graduated from high school but not yet attending college.  This course is designed to prepare students with practical knowledge, strengthen time management and organizational skills and expose students to health information technology applications.  Upon successful completion, students will earn a National Workforce Readiness Credential.  For immediate consideration, complete the attached form.

 

For further information about these programs, please contact Andrea Dunkirk at 631.451.4552 or email [email protected].  

Physical Therapy Aide Course

Long Island Educational Opportunity Center offers a Physical Therapy Aide Course.

Click here to view flyer to learn more.

Parenting Skills Program for Military Families

Are you struggling to manage your children’s behaviors?

Have you been exposed to military or civilian trauma?

Has your trauma experience interferes with your parenting?

Don’t worry, you are not alone!

 

 

  • What are positive parenting skills for military families? We are offering a fifteen-session parenting program for military families. This program addresses the effects of military and civilian trauma on parenting. You will learn positive parenting skills to strengthen relationship between you and your child/ren.   
  • Who can participate?  Either a veteran parent with any type of trauma history, a spouse/partner of a military/veteran parent, or any other caregiver for a military child/ren (e.g., grandparents, uncle, aunt, etc.), who has been through any trauma and/or live with a military parent who has experienced trauma. 
  • Why participate?  This program will help you understand how your and/or your spouse’s trauma experience/s can affect how you feel and how you parent your child/ren. You will learn new positive skills that will help you better interact and communicate with your child/ren and improve your relationship.  
  • What do I have to do?  Please contact Dr. Avinadav if you are interested in attending either individual or group Positive Parenting Skills Training.

 

 

 

Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic

One Park Avenue, 8th Floor

New York, NY 10016

 

Contact Dr. Roni Avinadav

646-754-4815

[email protected] 

LIEOC - Physical Therapy Aide Educational Program

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Free Financial Coaching for Veterans

Workforce New York Career Center has partnered with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to provide free financial coaching services to veterans. Financial coaches provide support, encouragement, accountability, and tools to help make informed decisions.

Who is eligible for this service? 

  • Veterans 
  • Inactive National Guardsmen and Reservists 
  • Immediate family members

A financial coach is a trained professional who will guide you in a process that is non-judgmental, confidential and based on your goals.

  • One-on-one: Your coach will work with you to help you identify your financial goals, create a plan, and track your progress
  • Personalized: The coaching relationship starts with you. Your financial coach will meet you wherever you are on your financial journey.
  • No cost to you: The financial coaching services are offered at no cost to you and with no strings attached.

Call 631-521-1156 to learn more about the program.

 

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Housing Help Inc. - St. Hugh of Lincoln Outreach

A Bilingual, Certified Housing Counselor will be providing the following FREE services: 

  • Rental Search
  • Credit Report Review
  • Budgeting
  • Loan Modifications
  • Debt Management
  • Credit Restoration

    Where:

    St. Hugh of Lincoln Outreach

    21 East Ninth Street

    (Use 1st Avenue Entrance)

    Huntington Station, New York 11746

    Questions: Call Housing Help at (631) 754 - 0373

     

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