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Past Training Events

Mental & Behavioral Health Billing Training – April 24, 2014
This training event was designed to address the logistics necessary for the systematization of behavioral health integration within a federally qualified health center in the State of Alabama. Session content was based on input from focus groups and covered legal and regulatory issues, work flow obstacles, and utilization of EHR modules and features.
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Motivational Interviewing Seminar – April 26, 2013
The GCBHRC offered two introductory seminars on Motivational Interviewing in Primary Care settings at the Mobile County Health Department. Motivational Interviewing is a technique for engaging a client in a collaborative conversation designed to strengthen their motivation and commitment to change.

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) - May 9-10, 2013
The GCBHRC sponsored a Mental Health First Aid course, taught by nationally certified MHFA instructors from AltaPointe Health Systems, for educators, caseworkers and police officers.

Mobile County Public School Health & Social Services In-service
August 14, 2013

The GCBHRC organized an entire day in-service for all MCPSS nurses, counselors and social workers promoting evidence based practices. Topics included:


Generational Resilience: A Focus on Disaster Planning
October 25-26, 2013

In collaboration with the UWF Center on Aging, the USA Center for Generational Studies and the Florida MBHCP, GCBHRC sponsored a conference entitled Generational Resilience: A Focus on Disaster Planning for both lay people and professionals. This was the first year for what we hope will become an annual conference targeting senior citizens. This is a significant segment of the population, particularly since the coastal counties of Alabama and Florida draw a large number of retirees, who are vulnerable in disaster situations. Next year’s conference - tentatively titled Healthy Minds, Healthy Bodies - will highlight the interrelation of mental and physical health.