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.
Stomp Out Stigma Video
UNMC’s Great Plains Public Health Leadership Institution has created a public service announcement video for mental health workforce development. The goal of the video is to help educate teachers and school professionals working with adolescents with a mental health diagnosis and provide a resource to help reduce stigma.
Rural FARM CAMP Aims to Prep Youth for Careers in Mental Health
Rural high school students interested in careers in mental health fields headed to Rushville, Neb. in mid-June for a week-long FARM CAMP, a.k.a. Frontier Area Rural Mental Health Camp and Mentorship Program. In its fourth year, FARM CAMP introduces rural students to the concept of behavioral health careers that are possibilities within their own communities.
Hands-on Experiences Resonate with College Conference Attendees
Conducting “simulated patient” interviews was a highlight for students attending BHECN’s Annual College Ambassador Conference in mid-May at the UNMC campus. More than 45 college students attended to learn more about behavioral health professions and to hear personal experiences from professionals and patients.