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TRAININGS

Upcoming Events:

"The Iceberg of Communication"
Presented By:
Rev. Dr. Michael James Oleksa
Consultant
Alaska Consulting and Teaching Services
April 8, 2014

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COMMUNITY TRAININGS PROVIDED IN THE PAST YEAR


Previous Trainings:

"Alaska Psychiatry Workforce Update"
Presented By:
Alexander von Hafften, M.D.
Alaska Psychiatry Workforce Committee
March 18, 2014

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"Psychotic Prodrome"
Presented By:
Maj Michael Alcorn, MD

and
Capt William Kerst, PhD

February 18, 2014

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"Applying Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) to Substance Use Disorders"
Presented By:
Julia Jackson, MFT, MSCC, CDCI
Clinical Director, ARCH
Volunteers of America

January 21, 2014

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"The Hidden Whole - Understanding Sleep Basics"
Presented By:
Peter Alward, ANP
Good Samaritan Counseling Center

December 10, 2013

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"Adolescent Substance Abuse and Addiction Treatment"
Presented By:
Julia Jackson, MFT, MSCC, CDCI
Clinical Director, ARCH
Volunteers of America

September 10, 2013

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"Overview of the DSM 5 Changes"
Presented By:
Christopher K. Varley, M.D., University of Washington School of Medicine, Program Director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residency

August 21, 2013

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"Evidence-Based Treatment of Impulsive Aggression in Youth"
Presented By:
Larry Fisher, Ph.D.
UHS Neurobehavioral Systems, Austin, TX

July 16, 2013

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"Child and Adolescent Neuropsychiatric Cases"
Presented By:
Dan Matthews, M.D., UHS Neurobehavioral Systems, Austin, TX

June 4, 2013

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"Sex Trafficking in Alaska"
SA Jolene Goeden
FBI
March 5, 2013


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"Creating Recipes for Success: Working with Individuals and Families
Affected by Prenatal Alcohol
Exposure"
Shannon Cross, LCSW
January 15, 2013

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"Standards of Care & Clinical Risk Management For Suicidal Patients"
David J. Sperbeck, Ph.D.
November 6, 2012

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"Suicide Aftermath: The Importance of Postvention Work"
Dr. Mary Bartlett
August 7, 2012

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"Treatment of, and Recovery from, an Eating Disorder: Core Principles for Both"
Michael E. Berrett, Ph.D.
July 10, 2012

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"Mental Health Issues Facing Alaska Native Youth"
Ruth Dukoff, M.D.
June 5, 2012

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"When Seeing and Hearing Hurts"
Randy Moss, Ph.D.
May 3, 2012

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"Understanding and Treating Tourette Syndrome"
Douglas W. Woods, Ph.D.
April 3, 2012

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"Internet Safety and Cyber Bullying: News, Resources and Tips for Providers"
Betsy Bartko
FBI Special Agent
March 20, 2012

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"The Use of Outdoor and Wilderness Components in the Therapeutic Process"
Ron Meier, LPA
January 24, 2012

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Innovative Treatment Interventions for Individuals Affected with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders"
Shannon Cross, LCSW
December 13, 2011

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"Childhood Behavioral Disorders"
Walt N. Mercer, Ph.D.
September 20, 2011

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"Pediatric Psychopharmacology Update With a Focus on ADHD"
Christopher K. Varley, M.D.
August 10, 2011

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"FASD: Considerations for Referral, Diagnosis, and Assessment ”
Shannon Cross, LCSW
October 5, 2010

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"Sensory-Related Difficulties and Interventions: For Sensory Challenged Clients”
Rebecca Shaw, PhD, LPC
July 29, 2010

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"Preventing Child Abuse and Neglect: Why We Must and How We Can ”
Mark Erickson, M.D.
May 6, 2010

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"Military Culture: What Providers Need to Know”
Chaplain Brad Lee
March 25, 2010

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"Positive Behavioral Support: A proactive process for addressing behavioral challenges”
Rebecca Shaw, Ph.D., LPC
February 25, 2010
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Learning Luncheon on "From Clash to Concert - Practical Ideas When Working with Resistant Children" by Ron Meier, LPA
December 3, 2009
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Learning Luncheon on "Child Prostitution" by Jolene Goeden and Sgt. Kathy Lacey
October 28, 2009
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Learning Luncheon on "Attention Deficits"
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"National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day"

"How Social Support and Other Structures Can Strengthen Outpatient Treatment of Eating Disorders"
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"Dialectical Behavioral Therapy for Borderline Personality Disorder: Building Skills to Improve Functioning"
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"Diagnosis, Evaluation and Treatment of Children and Adolescent with Anxiety "
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MONTHLY NEWS ARTICLES

"The Difference Between Punishment and Consequences " - click here

"Handling the Holiday Ho-Hums" - click here

"How Can I Get Behaviors I Would Like to See From My Child?" - click here

"What is the Purpose of Residential Treatment Centers in the Community?"
March 2009 - click here

"I'm Concerned My Child is Out of Control, What Can I Do? "
June 2009 - click here

"'Bad' Behavior "
July 2009 - click here

"Parenting in Adolescence - Tough Job!"
August 2009 - click here

"Attachment Disruptions"
September 2009 - click here

 


 
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North Star is proud of its heritage and its home in Alaska. We believe in supporting the community where we live and contributing to the healthy future of our young people.

That’s why we work as partners with local and state organizations to provide education about the needs of Alaskan children, and support the professionals and residents in our communities by providing informative programs on mental health and wellness.

Our staff is also involved in Alaska, donating countless hours to volunteer projects to help children, seniors and other Alaskans to improve the communities where we live.

To find out more about the seminars and educational programs presented by North Star or some of the many community activities in which we’re involved, contact us at northstarinfo@uhsinc.com.

   
   
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