• 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

Certified Peer Support Conference

Peer Support ConferenceCertified Peer Support is an important and growing part of the Nebraska behavioral health workforce. Certified Peer Support and Wellness Specialists (CPSWS) recently met for their 2nd annual networking conference in Grand Island.

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Telehealth Module

Telehealth Training now available online

Telehealth use is expanding all over the country, connecting patients to services they need, but are not able to access in their community. 

In our new interactive module, you can learn about telehealth's evolution, its current use, and how to put it into practice. The module will also identify various indications of behavioral telehealth service delivery, describe telehealth etiquette and best practices, and demonstrate basic skills necessary to navigate the use of a telehealth platform.

Continuing education credits are available for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, nurses, and LMHPs.

View the module: Telehealth Training


BHECN Travels to New Mexico

NewMexicoTripLast week, BHECN team members traveled to the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque to visit the Center for Rural and Community Behavioral Health (CRCBH). Our new friends at the CRCBH have been working on behavioral health workforce issues for over 20 years and have a lot they can teach us.

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Challenging Behavior Webinar

Challenging BehaviorThe Munroe-Meyer Institute and Munroe-Meyer Guild are hosting two free webinars on children's "Challenging Behavior" on Tuesday, September 23.  Details


UNK Professional Development Series

UNK Professional DevelopmentThe UNK Department of Counseling and School Psychology is hosting its 10th annual Professional Development Series beginning September 26.

“It is designed to meet the continuing education needs of our alumni, current students, and people out in the field,” says Dr. Grace Mims, chair of the Department of Counseling and School Psychology. 

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