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On September 29, 2022 by Terri Foley
There is still time to sign up for November sessions for Mental Health First Aid training. Spots are limited, so sign up today. The sessions are free for staff of LeadingAge Minnesota members through a partnership between LeadingAge Minnesota Foundation and Winona State University.
On July 21, 2022 by Lori Meyer
People facing a mental health crisis can now dial 988 to connect to support. The change is part of a nationwide effort to transition the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline to a phone number people can more easily remember and access in times of crisis. The shift also includes an online chat feature and a new texting option.
On July 14, 2022 by Terri Foley
Free virtual training for Mental Health First Aid certification is available through a partnership between LeadingAge Minnesota Foundation and Winona State University. Six new cohorts are starting in late August and into September. Space is limited, so register now.
On May 19, 2022 by Bobbie Guidry
Mental and behavioral health are increasing challenges for many residents of our settings. Tools to equip staff to serve individuals with these challenges and be knowledgeable in de-escalation techniques are valuable. You can better understand older adult mental illness and learn new skills with this free, three-episode video training series funded by a grant from the Stratis Health Building Healthier Communities Program.
On January 6, 2022 by Heidi Simpson
Two Pre-Conference Intensive Sessions on Tuesday, Feb. 8, provide deep-dive learning on essential issues. They offer excellent add-on value to the Institute experience and can be attended whether you are registered for the Institute or not. Separate registration and fee are required.
On August 4, 2021 by Jenna Kellerman
LeadingAge Minnesota Foundation is releasing the latest Safe Care Living the Pledge activity, Self Care for Safe Care, to create an environment where teams can thrive and find joy.
On July 7, 2021 by Jenna Kellerman
Three additional certification cohorts are now available after the first sessions were filled within a week. The new registration deadline is Aug. 16 by noon.
On June 23, 2021 by Jenna Kellerman
Thanks to a LeadingAge Minnesota Foundation grant, provider members can access an online Mental Health First Aid certification course for free through Winona State University. We recognize that the COVID-19 pandemic has caused trauma and stress for staff in long-term care settings. As one method to prevent crisis and burnout, we encourage LeadingAge Minnesota members to take advantage of this opportunity.
On May 19, 2020 by Jodi Boyne
The impact of the coronavirus goes beyond physical health. The mental health and wellbeing of residents, clients, leadership, and staff are also at risk. We are sharing free, on-demand, short-form learning opportunities to help you address these aspects of this pandemic.
On November 26, 2019 by Jenna Kellerman
Our new Staff Behavioral Health Training is now available. The six-part training series, which is free for LeadingAge Minnesota members, is provided via brief videos and e-learning workbooks -- making it easy for staff to fit in the training during their shift. To help you easily access the series, we have created a direct link and quick video to help you download this incredible staff resource.
On November 19, 2019 by Jenna Kellerman
When you said one of your greatest needs for staff training is behavioral health, we listened and responded. A new video training series from LeadingAge Minnesota is now available -- and it’s free!
On October 23, 2019 by Jenna Kellerman
Providers in Minnesota have said that one of the biggest needs in communities is training for staff on behavioral health. We listened, and it’s coming soon and it’s free!
On September 10, 2019 by Jenna Kellerman
Aging services providers in Minnesota have said that one of the biggest needs in communities is training for staff on behavioral health. We listened, and it’s coming soon and it’s free!
On January 22, 2019 by Julie Apold
A new three-part online video training series aimed at helping post-acute care providers and family caregivers gain a better understanding of older adult mental illness is now available from the Lake Superior QIN East Metro Coordination of Care Community.
On July 24, 2018 by Bobbie Guidry
A new training to assist staff in supporting and working with residents with mental illness has been added to the LeadingAge learning hub. The training is free for LeadingAge members.
On January 3, 2018 by Heidi Simpson
The first two installments of the webinar series, Improving Behavioral Health Care in Older Adult Services were met with outstanding reviews from members. This webinar series, led by Dr. John Brose of the Associated Clinic of Psychology, will continue Jan. 16, 25 and 30, 2018.