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

School Mental Health Conference to Focus on Trauma, June 10

School Mental Health Conference

BHECN is hosting its Annual School Mental Health Conference, “Trauma in Our Schools”, on June 10 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Embassy Suites La Vista Conference Center.

The keynote speaker, Marleen Wong, Ph.D., LCSW, is identified as one of the "pre-eminent experts in school crisis and disaster recovery" by the White House and will present "The Challenges of Developing Trauma Informed Schools".

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National Council Honors BHECN for Training and Workforce Development

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The National Council for Behavioral Health recognized the 2016 Award of Excellence winners at its annual awards dinner March 8. BHECN's Director, Dr. Howard Liu, accepted the Change Makers Award for "Champions of Training and Workforce Development." BHECN was selected from more than 1,000 applicants to receive this award.

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BHECN Report Charts Rural Efforts


BHECN recently released its legislative report, summarizing efforts to improve access to behavioral health care across the state by developing a skilled and passionate workforce. 

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Dr. Howard Liu Interview

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