Seeking Safety is a drop-in group to help people with PTSD, a history of trauma and /or a history of substance abuse/dependence attain safety. ANYONE CAN ATTEND THE DROP IN GROUPS.
Seeking Safety is an evidence-based, present-focused curriculum designed to help people attain safety from PTSD and/or substance abuse. It is also helpful for those with a history of trauma but without a PTSD diagnosis. Safety is the overarching goal, with emphasis on helping people achieve safety in their relationships, thinking, behavior and emotions. There are a total of 25 different topics that can be attended in any order, as few or as many times as a person finds helpful.
HEARTLAND CLINIC, 307 EAST 5TH ST., LEXINGTON, NE. 308-324-6754
ADULT DROP-IN GROUP ON WEDNESDAYS FROM 1-2PM ( MALE AND FEMALE ADULTS 18 YEARS OLD AND UP).
YOUTH DROP-IN GROUP Boys & Girls ages 12-15 years old. Please call Mayra Avalos at 308-324-6754 with questions or more information.
NORTH PLATTE, NE
HEARTLAND CLINIC, 110 NORTH BAILEY, NORTH PLATTE, NE. 308-534-6029
YOUTH DROP-IN GROUP Boys & Girls 9th-12th grade. Fall group will start on Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017 at 4pm in the 1st floor conference room. *Please call Ashley Allen, or April Scott at 308-532-4860 with questions or more information.
Boys & Girls: 9th-12th grade
Wednesday, November 8th at 3:30 p.m.
In the 1200 Pod (in school suspension room) at North Platte High School (right next to Brandy Buscher’s room.)
1220 West 2nd
North Platte, Nebraska
*Please call Ashley Vak or April Scott at 308-532-4860 with questions or more information*
ADULT DROP-IN GROUP ON MONDAYS FROM 1-2PM.AT FRONTIER HOUSE DAY REHAB-
114 South Chestnut St.
HEARTLAND CLINIC, 1012 WEST 3RD ST., MCCOOK, NE 308-345-2770 EXT. 209.
ADULT WOMEN'S DROP IN GROUP ON WEDNESDAY AFTERNOONS FROM 2-3PM ( FEMALES 18 AND UP).
YOUTH- DROP IN GROUP ON MONDAY AFTERNOONS AT 4PM.
FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL JESSIE AT 308-324-6754 EXT 209
HEARTLAND CLINIC, 401 WEST 1ST, OGALLALA, NE 308-284-6767
ADULT MEN AND WOMEN (19 YEARS OLD +) DROP IN GROUP ON THURSDAYS
FROM 10:00-11:00AM MT
YOUTH DROP-IN GROUP
FOR GIRLS IN GRADES 6-8
FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL MAKAYLA LEE AT 308-284-6767 EXT 210
Prime for Life- is an evidence-based program designed to provide information that will help each person reduce the risk for any type of alcohol or drug problem. It will help people understand and accept the need to make helpful changes.
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.
$120.00 class fee due 5 days prior to class, a workbook is included in the price. Payment will not be accepted the day of class. This class is offered free to parent(s)/guardians who have a youth attending the class. Classes need to have a minimum number of participates. If the minimum number is not net, participants will be notified the day before class regarding cancellation and rescheduling. Class is free to parent(s) or guardian(s) who have youth attending the class.
NORTH PLATTE, NE-PLEASE CALL 308-534-6029 TO REGISTER
Saturdays 10:00 am-6:00 pm (Central Time)
OGALLALA, NE- PLEASE CALL 308-284-6767 TO REGISTER
Mondays 9:00 am-5:00 pm (Mountain Time)
MCCOOK, NE- PLEASE CALL SHANNON AT 308-534-6029 EXT. 152
DATES WILL BE DETERMINED ONCE A MINIMUM NUMBER OF PARTICIPATES ARE REGISTERED.
Saturdays 9:00 am-5:00 pm (Central Time)
Groups are at Heartland Counseling Offices at 5:30 p.m. local time.
NORTH PLATTE, NE
No Group 5/28 Holiday
No Group 9/3 Holiday
No Group 12/24 Holiday
**Dates subject to change. Please call Corey at 308-340-2406 with questions.
No Group 12/25 Holiday
No Group 1/1 Holiday
No Group 8/13 Out of Office
No Group 12/31 Holiday
**Dates subject to change. Please call Corey at 308-340-2406 with questions or future dates.
No Group 1/17 Out of Office
No Group 7/4 Holiday
No Group 8/15 Out of Office
No Group11/21 Holiday
*Dates subject to change. Please call Corey at 308-340-2406 with questions.
No Group 12/26 Holiday
**Dates subject to change. Please call Corey at 308-340-2406 with questions.
Nebraska Psychological First Aid Training (PFA) in North Platte, NE
The purpose of the Nebraska psychological first aid program is to equip natural helpers to provide psychological support to survivors of critical events (e.g. disasters, conflicts, accidents, etc.). It is segmented into seven modules, each addressing critical skills that can make an immediate and lasting impact on a person’s psychological health following a crisis: 1) Psychological Support; 2) Stress and Coping; 3) Supportive Communication; 4) Promoting Community Self-Help; 5) Populations with Functional Needs; 6) Helping the Helper; and 7) De-escalation.
No Classes At This Time.
Check below for Youth and Adult Mental Health First Aid Training
ADULT Mental Health First Aid is an international program proven to be effective. Peer-reviewed studies published in Australia, where the program originated, show that individuals trained in the program:
• Grow their knowledge of signs, symptoms and risk factors of mental illnesses and addictions.
• Can identify multiple types of professional and self-help resources for individuals with a mental illness or addiction.
• Increase their confidence in and likelihood to help an individual in distress.
• Show increased mental wellness themselves.
Studies also show that the program reduces the social distance created by negative attitudes and perceptions of individuals with mental illnesses.
Youth Mental Health First Aid is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. Youth Mental Health First Aid is primarily designed for adults who regularly interact with young people.
NORTH PLATTE: ADULT/PUBLIC SERVICE
When: Friday, June 1, 2018
Time: 8:00am-5:00pm CT
Lunch 12-1pm (on your own)
Where: Cervelle Consulting
100 E. 5th Street, Suite 203
North Platte, NE 69101
COST: There is no fee to attend.
Please fill out the registration information by clicking here and email to Brenda Petersen firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have any questions, please call Brenda Petersen at 308-221-6647 or Shannon at 308-534-6029 ext. 152.
Sponsored by Region II Human Services.
At times, all parents feel lost or without a clue about what our child might need from us. Imagine what it might feel like if you were able to make sense of what your child was really asking from you. The Circle of Security® parenting program is based on decades of research about how secure parent-child relationships can be supported and strengthened.
Learning Objectives of the Training:
• Understand your child’s emotional world by learning to read the emotional needs
• Support your child’s ability to successfully manage emotions
• Enhance the development of your child's self esteem
• Honor your innate wisdom and desire for your child to be secure
“If you are looking for a practical, wise, science-based, and accessible guide to creating the kind of attachment your child needs to optimize development, you’ve come to the right place!”
“Attachment research has shown that those children who are fortunate to develop what is called ‘secure’ attachment are most likely to grow into caring, thoughtful, reflective, emotionally and socially intelligent, resilient individuals who thrive.”
COS-P is not just another program. It is a dynamic process for building
You’re not alone. Sometimes it’s hard to tell what your child needs, what her behaviors mean and if you’re doing right by him. Imagine what it might feel like if you could make sense of what your child is really asking from you.
Circle of Security™ Parenting is an opportunity to join other parents just like you, for an 8-week class where you’ll learn to:
• Strengthen your relationship with your child
• Be present with your child during the best and toughest of times
• Recognize your child’s needs and make sense of his or her behavior
• Meet your child’s needs by being bigger, stronger, wiser and kind
Who should attend:
Parents, newly expecting parents, caregivers, foster parents, guardians, adoptive parents and daycare providers
Location: Mid-Plains Community College
North Campus- Room #206
1101 Halligan Dr., North Platte, NE
Dates: May 9, 2018- June 27, 2018- for 8 weeks- must attend all 8 classes
Time: Wednesday Evenings: 5:30-7:30 pm
FREE! Registration is required!
** Others charge $200 per person or $300 per couple
How to register:
Contact: Shannon Sell at 308.534.6029
Presented by: Stephaine Morse, LIMHP, LADC
Sponsored by: Region II Human Services
QPR is not intended to be a form of counseling or treatment.
QPR is intended to offer hope through positive action.
QPR is intended to teach those who are in a position to recognize the warning signs, clues and suicidal communications of people in trouble to ACT vigorously to prevent a possible tragedy.
SUICIDE PREVENTION GATEKEEPERS
A gatekeeper is anyone trained to recognize a suicide crisis and, because of their training, knows how and where to find help.
WHY QPR FOR SUICIDE PREVENTION GATEKEEPERS?
QPR gatekeeper training only takes 1.5- 2hours and is taught in a format that is clear and concise. Gatekeepers are given information that is easy to understand and reinforced by a QPR booklet and card complete with warning signs, methods to encourage a person to get help and a list of resources available in your community.
WHO TEACHES QPR GATEKEEPERS?
QPR was created and developed by Paul Quinnett, Ph.D. of Spokane, Washington. Dr. Quinnett began a QPR Instructor Certification Program to allow qualified candidates to teach QPR and increase the number of gatekeepers trained to act in a bold and positive manner to prevent a suicide and save a life.
ASK A QUESTION, SAVE A LIFE
NO CLASSES AT THIS TIME.
Community Connections is a local Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition that Region II contracts with.
“Help Prevent Prescription DRUG ABUSE- Bring your un-used and outdated prescriptions to The Platte River Mall (inside the Main Entrance) on the 3rd Saturday of Every Month from 11-1:00pm.
*For more information Contact: Community Connections at 308-696-3358 or www.communityconnectionslc.org
Region II Human Services (c) 2013
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