BHECN provides support to students and trainees in behavioral health fields.
Ambassador Program helps students explore careers in Behavioral Health.
BHECN offers a variety of trainings to professionals statewide.
BHECN studies the behavioral health workforce in Nebraska.
High School Conference in South Omaha
BHECN 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.
College Ambassador Conference applications now available
The 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.
Behavioral Health Screening in Primary Care
A behavioral health screening tool is a routine assessment of health and well-being that helps clinicians identify problems early. In this interactive module, you will learn why screening tools are effective in identifying behavioral health concerns, what tools can be used, and how to incorporate them into practice.
Norfolk behavioral health professionals, educators connect
Students with behavioral health challenges often need specialized services and school personnel across the state report they need additional training and support to help their students. In response to this need, BHECN has partnered with stakeholders in several areas of the state to form Behavioral Health Education for Teachers (BET) teams. BET teams are currently in place in Scottsbluff, Columbus, and Norfolk.
LOSS Team expanding to Omaha metro
Local Outreach to Suicide Survivors (LOSS) is a team of peer suicide survivors and a clinician that respond when a suicide occurs. The Kim Foundation is currently working to expand the LOSS Team model to the Omaha metro. They are in the process of recruiting team members and are in particular need of clinical directors.
Mental and Behavioral Health Care for Nurses Webinar Series
The Mental and Behavioral Health Care Webinar Series provides education on behavioral health best practices for patient clinical care, promotes recovery and reduces stigma for nursing professionals. Featuring psych nursing experts from across the state, the series connects busy professionals with practical clinical knowledge and resources.