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REMOTE 40-hour NC Peer Support Specialist Training

REMOTE 40-hour Peer Support Specialist Training | Vaya Health Following are answers to some frequently asked questions about this training: * There is a waiting list for this class, so you cannot just register for it.* Only people who have completed the application process and are approved can be added to the waiting list to be contacted […]

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REMOTE 40-hour NC Peer Support Specialist Training

REMOTE 40-hour Peer Support Specialist Training | Vaya Health Following are answers to some frequently asked questions about this training: * There is a waiting list for this class, so you cannot just register for it.* Only people who have completed the application process and are approved can be added to the waiting list to be contacted […]

EGAMHST: Person(RE)ality: Why is Mine Different?

Alleghany Senior Citizens Center 85 E Whitehead St, Sparta, North Carolina

The reality of personality disorders is that they involve long-term patterns of thoughtsand behaviors that are unhealthy and inflexible and, though similar, no two ever lookexactly the same. This course defines personality disorders, explores different types and examines challenges associated with providing care for individuals who are diagnosed with one. This is a free in-person […]

Free

Reconnect for Resilience Four Half Days of Training

Reconnect for Resilience™ trainings offer participants a set of easy-to-use tools to stay well in the face of adversity. Four consecutive half days of training Oct.12-Oct.15. Training is Free.

Free

A Rainbow of Mental Health: An Introduction

Hudson Library 554 Main Street, Highlands, North Carolina

This is a free event facilitated by the Vaya Health GERO team. CEU’s are provided through NC Department of Health and Human Services. This introductory course is designed to support an understanding of the most commonly diagnosed mental health-related conditions in the aged population. This curriculum takes a person-centered approach to understanding classifications and care […]

Free

EGAMHST: Schizophrenia and Psychosis: Can This Be Real?

Alleghany County Public Library 115 Atwood Street, Sparta, North Carolina

This curriculum is designed to view schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders from the perspective of the individual experiencing the disorder. Discussion and scenarios allow participants to learn interventions and strategies that provide supportive care to promote healthy outcomes. This is a free in-person event facilitated by the Vaya Health GERO Team. CEU's are provided through […]

Free

Enhancing Mental Health with Alternative Treatments

Albert Carlton-Cashiers Library 249 Frank Allen Rd, Cashiers

This is a free event facilitated by the Vaya Health GERO team. CEU’s are provided through NC Department of Health and Human Services. This course is designed for both care providers and recipients. It looks at alternative treatments and practice modalities and their impact on mental health. Many of the “outside of the box” interventions […]

Free

EGAMHST: The Many Faces of Antipsychotic Medications

Alleghany County Public Library 115 Atwood Street, Sparta, North Carolina

As we age, the use of antipsychotic medications may become a challenge in itself. Course participants will learn the importance of decreasing the use of antipsychotics (especially in dementia) and focus on other possible techniques to manage psychosis. As always, we include the action, use and side effects of this classification of medication. This is […]

Free

EGAMHST: Schizophrenia and Psychosis: Can This Be Real?

McDowell Senior Center 100 Spaulding Rd.,, Marion, North Carolina

This curriculum is designed to view schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders from the perspective of the individual experiencing the disorder. Discussion and scenarios allow participants to learn interventions and strategies that provide supportive care to promote healthy outcomes. This is a free in-person event facilitated by the Vaya Health GERO Team. CEU's are provided through […]

Free