• Educating Students

    Educating Students

    BHECN provides support to students and trainees in behavioral health fields.

  • Recruiting Students

    Recruiting Students

    Ambassador Program helps students explore careers in Behavioral Health.

  • Training Professionals

    Training Professionals

    BHECN offers a variety of trainings to professionals statewide.

  • Workforce Reports

    Workforce Reports

    BHECN studies the behavioral health workforce in Nebraska.

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The Behavioral Health Education Center of Nebraska (BHECN) recruits & educates students in behavioral health fields and trains & retains professionals already in the workforce. Learn more

frustrated childSchool Mental Health Conference

Nearly 300 people attended our annual conference on June 26.  The conference was our first foray into the conversation on school mental health. 

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Record attendance at High School Conference in Kearney 

2015 Kearney Conference Group PhotoA record 64 high school juniors and seniors from throughout Nebraska attended the conference designed to introduce students to behavioral health careers.

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Project Propel

Project PropelThe peer support workforce will become an increasingly critical sector of the behavioral health workforce.  BHECN launches Project Propel, a workforce development initiative for peer support professionals in Nebraska.  

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Register today for the School Mental Health Conference

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Healthy children are prepared to develop skills and learn effectively in school.  Yet not all children come to school with the emotional and behavioral health they need to succeed.  Learn from national and local experts in school mental health at our conference June 26.

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High School Conference in South Omaha

South Omaha ConferenceBHECN and the UNMC College of Public Health Center for Reducing Health Disparities hosted a High School Ambassador Conference in South Omaha on March 6.  The BHECN Ambassador Program recruits and mentors students from rural and underserved communities from high school through college and professional school and into behavioral health professions.

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College Ambassador Conference applications now available

college conference 2014The BHECN Ambassador College Conference is a three-day conference designed to help students learn about career opportunities in behavioral health and the current behavioral health care system. 

This year's conference will be held May 10-13, 2015 on the UNMC campus.  Learn more and apply.


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