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Please make checks payable to: NeAHSC Please return the registration form and payment to: Cindy Meyer (Call with questions: 402-457-1392) Uta Halee Girls Village 10625 Calhoun Road Omaha, NE 68112 Or fax registration to: 402 457-1412 Send 3 staff and the 4th is FREE!! NeAHSC Agency Member Registration Fee: $40 Early Registration (by October 5, 2010) $50 Registration Non-Member Registration Fee: $65 Early Registration (by October 5, 2010) $80 Registration (If interested in becoming a member, please contact Nick Juliano at 402-498-1907) Name: _________________________________________________ Agency: _______________________________________________ Address: ______________________________________________ City: __________________ State: ________ Zip: ____________ Phone: _____________________ Fax:______________________ E-mail: ________________________________________________

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NeAHSC Annual Conference October 21, 2010


Please sign up for one workshop in each session Breakout Session #1:

Annual Conference

OMNI Behavioral Health

10625 Calhoun Rd. Omaha, NE 68112

New conference location for 2010! DC Centre 11830 Stonegate Circle Omaha, NE 68118

Breakout Session #2:

Breakout Sessions Session #1 Child Welfare and Juvenile Services Reform Panel Jodie Austin, MSW, PLMHP, KVC; Barry DeJong, HHS; Jeff Hackett, MSW, Boys and Girls Home; Chris Hanus, HHS; Treva Haugaard, MPA, MSW, NFC In 2009 the State of Nebraska embarked on a comprehensive reform of the child welfare and juvenile services delivery system. Leaders from HHS and lead agencies will discuss how reform efforts seek to improve outcomes for children and families and how the roles and responsibilities of public and private agencies are evolving. Medications and Diagnoses . . . Strategies for Professionals Kristi Weber, MSN, APRN FNP-C Kristi is the Vice President of Programs at Epworth Village, Inc. She has been working in the field of behavioral health for more than 25 years. Weber will cover how psychiatric medications work, explain how psychiatric medications are selected for certain disorders, improve skills at assessing medication responses and managing side effects, identify barriers that interfere with medication adherence and share some strategies to eliminate them. Session #2 Sanctuary & Families: Partners in Care Leslie Byers and Jamalia Parker This workshop will provide an overview of how one agency has utilized Family-Provider Partnerships and the Sanctuary© Model to change the way they collaboratively treat young people and families who have experienced trauma. Supervising to Cope and Contribute Michael Thomas-Keynote This session will provide supervisors with the tools needed to help support and lead staff through the changing environment and to encourage individuals to seek out new ways to contribute to ensure success.

2010 NeAHSC Annual Conference featuring . . .

Michael E. Thomas

NeAHSC Agency Members!! Only $40 if you register by October 5, 2010 Limited Space - Register Early!! Lunch included $50 Registration after October 5th (Non-member Early registration fee $65) (Non-member Late registration fee $80)

New conference location for 2010! DC Centre 11830 Stonegate Circle Omaha, NE 68118


8:00 - 9:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast 9:00 - 9:45 Welcome -President Awards Ceremony 9:45-10:45 a.m. Keynote Address - Michael E. Thomas II 10:45 - 11:00 Break 11:00 - 12:30 Breakout Session #1 12:30 - 1:30 Lunch (Provided) 1:30 - 3:00 Breakout Session #2 3 to 3:30 p.m. Wrap-Up and Evaluations

Keynote Bio: Michael E. Thomas II is managing director of The Tomato Group, Inc., which offers training and consulting services focused on professional and organizational development, executive coaching, and creative program development. Michael is a certified trainer for Cornell University's Residential Child Care Project, and is a faculty member and curriculum contributor for the Sanctuary Institute. Michael has consulted for TD Consultant Group, freelanced for The Princeton Review, and developed and led a workshop series for LGBT students at the Counseling Center at Lehman College. He has published in the mental health journal Therapeutic Communities and presented a workshop titled "The Impeccability Factor" at Cornell University's International Residential Care conference in Dublin, Ireland. Textbook contribution includes a Danish professional development book called, Engelsk: Paedogogisk Assistant, "Caring for Children with Special Needs," edited by Anne Brunstrom. Michael is currently enrolled in the Master's of Divinity program at New York Theological Seminary; he trains and competes as an amateur triathlete, and enjoys world travel.

Social Work and LMHP CEUs Available!



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