training opportunities

 
Utah 2021 Legislative Session

Jan. 19 - March 5

Online / Utah State Capitol

Listen in on committee meetings and hearings and track bills at le.utah.gov

DHS Provider Monthly Meetings and COVID-19 Q&A

Second Tuesday of each month, 11:30a–12:30p

Online

Listen in as DHS leadership share important information with providers and respond to your questions live. Agenda includes updates in policy, practice and procurement and an opportunity for providers to share their feedback. Recordings of past meetings are available here.

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH


Means Safety Counseling Training

Feb. 25, 9a–12p

Online

Free

This presentation will provide an overview of means safety counseling (support in limiting a suicidal individual’s access to a firearm or other lethal means) with acutely suicidal patients and provide practical suggestions and tips for navigating conversations about safety with high-risk patients.

Register

 

CHILDREN, YOUTH & FAMILY


 
 
 
 

DISABILITY SERVICES


The Impact of Dental Work for People with Intellectual Disabilities (ID)

Feb. 24

Online

Cost: free (CEUs offered)

This previously-recorded Caregiver Talk is provided by USDC for anyone caring for persons with an intellectual disability.

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Epilepsy

March 24

Online

Cost: free (CEUs offered)

This previously-recorded Caregiver Talk is provided by USDC for anyone caring for persons with epilepsy.

Register

 
 
 

PARTNER EVENTS / RESOURCES

(not sponsored by DHS)


Taking Juvenile Justice Seriously: Developmental Insights and System Challenges 

February 22, March 1, March 8, 12p–1p

Online / Sponsored by the University of Utah College of Social Work

Cost: free (CEUs offered)

Learn more about what works in providing the best services for juveniles involved in the justice system with Dr. Christopher J. Sullivan, a leading scholar in juvenile justice and developmental criminology.

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2021 UVU Conference on Addiction

March 11, 9a–4p

Online / Sponsored by the Utah Pride Center

Cost: Free to UVU students (CEUs offered); all others $65

This single-day, virtual conference, which is designed to meet the needs and interests of professionals, service providers, families, community members, and students, will provide information on a wide range of topics dealing with addiction, prevention, and recovery.

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Counseling on Access to Lethal Means (CALM-Utah) 

Free one-hour online course / Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Teaches you how to have effective and sensitive conversations with at-risk patients regarding their access to firearms and other highly fatal methods.

Register