The Center for Behavioral Health Research and Services provides a variety of workshop and training opportunities.  Check our calendar often to view the latest offerings.


Training Opportunities

FASD Awareness Day 2014: Full-day Workshop - FASD Foundations (FASD 101) and FASD 201

The Arctic FASD Regional Training Center provides education and training about fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASDs) to health and allied health care providers and students in Alaska and beyond. Funding for the Arctic FASD Regional Training Center has been provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The Arctic FASD RTC has modified its workshop plan for International FASD Awareness Day on September 9, 2014.  We will now be offering FASD Foundations (FASD 101) and FASD 201 back to back. The cost for this workshop is $25. Register online.   


UAA Integrated Suicide Prevention Initiative Gatekeeper Training

Funded through SAMHSA from 2011-2014, the UAA Integrated Suicide Prevention Initiative (UAA-ISPI) was developed to offer suicide prevention training for students to help them recognize suicide risk and feel confident intervening with someone who may be suicidal. During a Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Training, participants will learn about warning signs of suicide, how to effectively interact with someone who may be at risk for suicide and what campus and community resources are available.

Two scheduled events are planned by trained trainers from the Student Health and Counseling Center for September 10th  from 10:00 to 12:00 at the Lyla Richards Conference Room (Student Union) and September 12th from 11:00am to 1:00pm at the Lyla Richards Conference Room (Student Union).  You can register online.


Department of Corrections (DOC) Sexual Offender Assessment and Treatment Workshops

CBHRS collaborates with the DOC to offer regular training opportunities aimed at addressing the treatment needs of sexual offenders. These training workshops are intended to increase the number of professionals in Alaska providing treatment to sex offenders and enhancing the skills of professionals already providing such services. 

Two half-day workshops are scheduled for Fall 2014, on October 1st and October 15th. More information is available here