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The goal of the services will be to address both behavioral health and community education needs for Bernalillo County. Professional training sessions and a web based resource directory will provide the skills needed to proficiently utilize new modalities and equip professionals with enhanced skills to improve the quality of life for community members. Community education sessions and a web based behavioral health and social services resource directory will provide the community at large with increased awareness, knowledge and skills about specific behavioral health areas and resources.

Training Schedule

Class name Date/Time Location Trainer
October Family Support Group Spanish 3rd and 4th Wednesday’s of the month Online NAMI
  Family Support Group English Wednesday’s and Friday’s Online NAMI
  Connection Peer Support Available for 1hr NAMI peer led mental health presentations Online NAMI
  In Our Own Voice Ongoing Class (see website) Online NAMI
  Peer to Peer Ongoing Class (see website) Online NAMI
  Spanish Motivational Interviewing October 10 & 17 online NMMITC
  MBRP October 12 & 16 online NMMITC
  BernCo Youth Services Center October 13, 2020 online ARCA
  Crossroads for Women October 16, 2020 online ARCA
  BernCo MDC Social Services October 22 or 29, 2020 online ARCA
  BernCo Youth Services Center October 20, 2020 online ARCA
  BernCo Youth Services Center October 27, 2020 online ARCA
  DBT October 26th and 27th online NMMITC
  No description of class Oct. 8th 3pm online BCCHC
  No description of class Oct.20th 11am online BCCHC
November BernCo Youth Services Center November 3, 2020 Online ARCA
  Family Support Group Spanish 3rd and 4th Wednesday’s of the month Online NAMI
  Family Support Group English Wednesday’s and Friday’s Online NAMI
  Connection Peer Support Available for 1hr NAMI peer led mental health presentations Online NAMI
  In Our Own Voice Ongoing Class (see website) Online NAMI
  Peer to Peer Ongoing Class (see website) Online NAMI
    Nov. 10th 1p Online NMMITIC
    Nov. 19th 10am Online NMMITIC





Training and Education Workshop List



“Supporting Someone with Addiction Using the CRAFT Approach”

“Assessing and Treating Co-Occurring Disorders” —2 DAY Training

“Cultural Competency, Humility and Fluency”

“Trauma Informed Care”


Day 1 Addiction Medication- Day 2 Mental Health Medication

“Clinical Supervision”

“Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT) for Clinicians”

“Clinical Pathways to Preserving Cultural Resilience”

“Community Ed Series: Trauma 101- Understanding how trauma impacts the body and brain.”

“Understanding Loss from and Existential Perspective”

“Introduction to the Open Dialogue Approach”

“Community Ed Series: Marijuana Madness”

“Working with Adolescent Substance Abuse”

“S.A.D. for the Holidays? Client-care and Self-care to Navigate the Holidays”



Evidence Based Practices:

· Community Reinforcement Approach for Adolescents and Adults (CRA) (12 CEUs)

· Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT) (12 CEUs)

· Adolescent Community Reinforcement Approach/Assertive Continuing Care (12CEUS)

· Motivational Interviewing (MI) Basic, Intermediate and Advanced (6 or 12 CEUS)

· Promoting Awareness of Motivational Incentives (PAMI) (6CEUS)

· Evidence Based Practices (EBPs) in the Treatment of Co-Occurring Disorders (12 CEUS)

· Assessing and Treating Co-Occurring Disorders (12 CEUs)

· Psychopharmacology for Behavioral Health Professionals (12 CEUs)

· Trauma Informed Care (6 CEUs)

· Introduction to Medically Assisted Treatment (MAT) (6 CEUs)

· Youth Mental Health First Aid (Y-MHFA) Training (6 CEUs)

· Supporting Someone with an Addiction Using the CRAFT Approach (6 CEUs)

Ethics Training

· Ethical and Cultural Issues in Addiction Work (6CEUS)

· Ethics: Multicultural Issues in Northern New Mexico (6 CEUS)

· Ethics: Navigating social media, telehealth and other technological trends (6 CEUs)

· Cultural Competency, Humility and Fluency (6 CEUs)

Supervision Training:

· Leadership and Supervision Training (3 CEUS)

· Motivational Interviewing Assessment: Supervisory Tools for Enhancing Proficiency (MIA:STEP)(12 CEUS)

· Clinical Supervision (6 CEUs)

· Sexual Harassment Training(3CEUS)

· Clinical Documentation Training (3 CEUS)

Other Trainings:

· Holistic Models & Biological Aspects of Addiction & Recovery (3CEUS)

· Understanding Loss from an Existential Perspective (6CEUS)

· Is it Substance Abuse? Substance Use Concerns and the Older Adult (6CEUS)

· Understanding the Aging Process on Both Sides: Helping Individuals with Intellectual and

Developmental Differences (Disabilities) Understand their Aging and That of Their Loved Ones (6CEUS)

· Social Determinants of Health (6 CEUs)

Drug Specific Training

· Alcohol; The Undisputed Champion (6CEUS)

· Breaking Bad…Assumptions About Meth and Other Stimulants (6CEUS)

· The Opioid Epidemic: How We Got Here and Where are We Going? (6CEUS)

· Marijuana Madness (6CEUS)


MITC _ Motivational Interviewing Training Consultants

· Motivational Interviewing – 2 Day Introductory Course

· Motivational Interviewing Coaching Sessions

· Motivational Interviewing Train the Trainer (Year 3)

· Empathic Listening – 6 Hour

· Empathic Listening – 2 Hour

· Engaging Others in Treatment with Bob Myers

· Vicarious trauma




BCCHC _ Motivational Interviewing Training Consultants

· Anti-Stigma of OUD and MATS- Community and Professionals Training


All Faiths Children’s Advocacy Center

· Trauma Informed Training for First responders

· Trauma Informed training for Ancillary School Staff



· ABI Training and Education- Customized Training for community members and professionals

· CBIS Certification Training- Application Required



· Family to Family

· Peer to Peer

· Family Support

· In Our Own Voice



New Mexico Black Leadership Council

· *Each monthly training has two per month— community education focus and a professional education focus

· Mentoring/Parenting Black Children

· Brain Injury Awareness: Developmental disabilities associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD & learning disabilities

· The Art of War in the 21st Century for Black Boys, Guardians, Adolescents and Practitioners

· Mental Health Awareness De-stigmatization of mental health access and promoting services

· LCBTQ Issues in the Black Community

· Roots Summer Leadership Academy- Leadership and Self-Esteem for youth

· Suicide Prevention: Focus on interpersonal skills, substance abuse, opioid addiction and support for individuals in recovery

· Domestic Violence Awareness- Violence in relationships and resources in the community

· Smoking- Smoking cessation, vaping in the black community among teens and adults, emphasizing health anxiety and stress management

· AIDS Awareness in the black community



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  • At each outreach event, a short training on safe disposal methods, how to recognize where public injection occurs, and safety issues are reviewed with participants who volunteer to assist with needle pickup. Naloxone kits are also available during outreach and information on available syringe exchange services are provided to community members. For more information, contact Mark Clark, Public Health Specialist at mclark@bernco.gov.
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