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TRAININGS

Upcoming Events:

"Culture and Communication"

Presented By:
Rev. Fr. Michael J. Oleksa, Consultant - Alaska Consulting and Teaching Services

November 4, 2014

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COMMUNITY TRAININGS PROVIDED IN THE PAST YEAR


Previous Trainings:

"Medical Effects of Marijuana/The Colorado Experience with Legalization"

Presented By: Dr. Doris Gundersen, Assistant Professor - Department of Psychiatry, University of Colorado; Boarded in Psychiatry and Neurology; Fellowship trained in Forensic Psychiatry

October 14, 2014

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Additional Presentation Materials:

Cannabis and its Effects on Pilot Performance and Flight Safety - click here

Proposed Law - click here

Adverse Health Effects of Marijuana Use - click here

Psychosisthc - click here

The Role of the Physician in “Medical Marijuana" - click here

Big Marijuana Industry - click here

Cost of Medical THC - click here

DEA Position on Marijuana- click here

DEA SPEAKING OUT Against Drug Legalization - click here

The Legalization of Marijuana in Colorado - click here

Pediatric Marijuana Exposures in a Medical Marijuana State - click here

"Let's Talk Prevention"
Presented By: Jennifer Frysz, LCSW
October 7, 2014

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"Continuity of Care: Connections to Hope"
Presented By:
August 19, 2014

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"Disorganized Attachment & Dissociation in Children"
Presented By:
Kimber Olson, LCSW, BCD
July 1, 2014

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"3-5-7 MODEL© A Readiness for Permanency Relational Practice"
Presented By:
Darla L Henry, PhD, MSW, MRS
Alaska Center for Resource Families
June 10, 2014

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"Assessment and Treatment of Challenging Behaviors in Children with Autism – Inpatient Approaches"
Presented By:
Matthew Siegel, M.D.
Director, Developmental Disorders Program
Spring Harbor Hospital
Clinical Investigator
Maine Medical Center Research Institute
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Tufts University School of Medicine
May 2, 2014

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"Why Adverse Childhood Experiences are so Adverse: The Emerging Field of Behavioral Epigenetics"
Presented By:
Mark Erickson, MD
Psychiatrist and Director of Tele-Behavioral Health, Alaska Psychiatric Institute; Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, University of Washington School of Medicine
May 6, 2014

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"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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"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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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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