ASHNHA Behavioral Health Collaborative
Using Motivational Interviewing to address De-escalation, Conflict Management and Trauma
Tuesday November 19, 2019, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Crowne Plaza Hotel - Anchorage, Alaska 

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Training Overview: The goal of this full day training is to provide participants MI techniques that include the spirit of motivational interviewing and micro-skills, primarily reflective listening, while also focusing on the use of ambivalence in the counseling process, strategies for increasing motivation, and self-efficacy and optimism in clients This training will also provide an overview of trauma, mental health issues, symptoms, and treatment options as they relate to substance use. Case examples highlighting realistic expectations and effective responses will be discussed, with attention to people with co-occurring disorders (mental illness and substance use) in the context of harm reduction programs and settings and the practice of de-escalation tools and techniques when working with clients where conflict has arisen.

Target Audience: Front line staff MDs, RNs, ED staff, any provider that regularly sees patients dealing with substance misuse

Schedule: Tuesday, November 19, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, lunch provided

Location:  Crowne Plaza Hotel 109 W. International Airport Road, Anchorage, AK 99518

Agenda: Download draft agenda here

Travel Support: Travel support is available for 2-3 people from each hospital traveling to Anchorage. Please note this when registering and ASHNHA will send you an MOA. For questions email Lexie.

Hotel: Crowne Plaza $99/a night • (907) 433-4100 book your room here, please book by November 2nd to secure rate.

Preconference Webinars: In addition to this full day training ASHNHA is sponsorsing three behavioral health webinars. Email Lexie to register.

Webinar 1: Harm Reduction Overview 
Date: Tuesday October 1, 10-11 am AK Time
This hour-long webinar will provide a comprehensive overview of Harm Reduction. This approach incorporates a practical set of strategies designed to prevent disease and promote health by “meeting people where they are” rather than making judgments about where they should be in terms of their personal health and lifestyle. 

Webinar 2: Compassion Fatigue, Vicarious Trauma and Burnout in Helping Professions
Date: Tuesday, October 8, 10-11 am AK Time
The goal of this 60 minute-long webinar is to provide general guidelines for the prevention and management of compassion fatigue, vicarious trauma and staff burnout.  We will discuss how these issues look like, the impact they have on both providers and clients and what are some concrete strategies for navigating them, including building personal skills in self-management and resiliency.

Webinar 3: Pain Management and Substance Use Disorders
Date: Thursday, November 14, 2:30-3:30 pm AK Time
This hour-long webinar will provide health and human service providers working within acute care settings with a comprehensive view of pain management by applying a harm reduction framework. This approach incorporates a practical set of strategies, including patient centered/trauma informed care approaches when exploring pain management with patients to help practitioners better understand where patients are coming from and how to best support them through their process.

For questions please contact Elizabeth by phone 907-270-6447
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