Calendar

We invite all SASH partners and community members to submit relevant calendar events. Please click “Add Event” below, and we will review and publish your submission within two business days.

In addition, a list of upcoming professional-development training opportunities in Vermont, as well as ongoing SASH training webinars, can be found on the SASH forum here (Scroll to “TRAININGS: Trainings, Webinar Registrations, Independent Study”).

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August
  • 01
    01.August.Tuesday

    NAMI Homefront class series

    10:00 -12:00
    2017-08-01

    This is a free, six-session online class for family, 

    friends, and significant others of Military Service members and Veterans. This class helps families comprehend what the Service Member/Veteran is experiencing related to trauma, combat stress, civilian life, PTSD, and other mental health conditions. Topics covered include mental health, communication, handling crises, treatment, and recovery.

    The course is designed to increase understanding and advocacy skills while helping participants maintain their own well-being. The program is taught by trained military/Veteran families who have a loved one with a mental health condition.

     

    NAMI Homefront online classes are scheduled for:

    • July 24-August 28 (6 consecutive Mondays from 8-10 pm ET)
    • July 25-August 29 (6 consecutive Tuesdays from 10 am-12 pm ET)
    • July 26-August 30 (6 consecutive Wednesdays from 7-9 pm ET)
    • July 27-August 31 (6 consecutive Thursdays from 9-11 pm ET)

     To learn more or register, click the link: https://www.nami.org/homefront

    *All participants are screened to ensure this class is appropriate for their needs

  • 02
    02.August.Wednesday

    NAMI Homefront class series

    19:00 -21:00
    2017-08-02
    webinar
    https://www.ncoa.org/event/spotlight-older-adults-behavioral-health/?utm_source=email&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=05022017_NCOA_Week

    This is a free, six-session online class for family, friends, and significant others of Military Service members and Veterans. This class helps families comprehend what the Service Member/Veteran is experiencing related to trauma, combat stress, civilian life, PTSD, and other mental health conditions. Topics covered include mental health, communication, handling crises, treatment, and recovery.

    The course is designed to increase understanding and advocacy skills while helping participants maintain their own well-being. The program is taught by trained military/Veteran families who have a loved one with a mental health condition. 

    NAMI Homefront online classes are scheduled for:

    • July 24-August 28 (6 consecutive Mondays from 8-10 pm ET)
    • July 25-August 29 (6 consecutive Tuesdays from 10 am-12 pm ET)
    • July 26-August 30 (6 consecutive Wednesdays from 7-9 pm ET)
    • July 27-August 31 (6 consecutive Thursdays from 9-11 pm ET)

     To learn more or register, click the link: https://www.nami.org/homefront

    *All participants are screened to ensure this class is appropriate for their needs

  • 02
    02.August.Wednesday

    Early State Alzheimer's Disease: Assessment & Staging

    12:42 -13:00
    2017-08-02
    webinar
    https://www.ncoa.org/event/spotlight-older-adults-behavioral-health/?utm_source=email&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=05022017_NCOA_Week

     

    Join John Stoukides, MD, RPh and RIGEC for a webinar to learn more about the difference between normal and pathological memory loss and early stage Alzheimer’s disease.
     


    Visit our website to register and learn more

  • 03
    03.August.Thursday

    NAMI Homefront class series

    21:00 -23:00
    2017-08-03
    This is a free, six-session online class for family, friends, and significant others of Military Service members and Veterans. This class helps families comprehend what the Service Member/Veteran is experiencing related to trauma, combat stress, civilian life, PTSD, and other mental health conditions. Topics covered include mental health, communication, handling crises, treatment, and recovery.

    The course is designed to increase understanding and advocacy skills while helping participants maintain their own well-being. The program is taught by trained military/Veteran families who have a loved one with a mental health condition. 

    NAMI Homefront online classes are scheduled for:

    • July 24-August 28 (6 consecutive Mondays from 8-10 pm ET)
    • July 25-August 29 (6 consecutive Tuesdays from 10 am-12 pm ET)
    • July 26-August 30 (6 consecutive Wednesdays from 7-9 pm ET)
    • July 27-August 31 (6 consecutive Thursdays from 9-11 pm ET)

     To learn more or register, click the link: https://www.nami.org/homefront

     *All participants are screened to ensure this class is appropriate for their needs

  • 04
    04.August.Friday

    Motivational Interviewing

    08:30 -16:00
    2017-08-04

    Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a well-established evidence-based approach to promoting positive behavior change. MI has been shown to be effective across a variety of problem behaviors and populations. A guiding communication style designed to strengthen an individual’s motivation for and movement toward a specific goal by eliciting and exploring the person’s own reasons for change within an atmosphere of acceptance and compassion.

    Objectives:

    Describe active listening and its impact on the behavior change

    -Describe ambivalence and the process of change

    -Describe the components of Motivational Interviewing and the “spirit”/philosophy behind it

    -Describe and identify the 4 Fundamental Process of MI

    -Identify the ways OARS- Client-Centered Listening Skills can be used within a guided conversation

    -Demonstrate one or more micro skills i.e. open-ended questions, active listening, reflection statements, summary and Client-Centered Listening Skills

    Cost: Free (please be very sure you can commit to this date before registering!)

    Location: Wilder Club and Library, Wilder, VT (directions will be provided in the event reminder)

    Please bring a packed lunch and your beverages of choice!
     

     To register, please contact Lora Gerard at lora.a.gerard@hitchcock.org with the following information:

    Name:

    Title:

    Organization:

    Email:

    Phone:

    Very brief description (~1 sentence) of how motivational interviewing can assist you in your work:
     

    Continuing education credits (CME) are not available for this program, but we can provide a certificate of attendance.