RAVI’S PROVIDER UPDATES

Dear Summit County Mental Health Providers,

You are invited to join our upcoming in person Provider Mixer on Wed, June 16th at High Side Brewing in Frisco from 6-8pm. You’ll find details and registration for this free event here: https://providermixer.eventbrite.com, and flyer attached. We look forward to celebrating everything you’ve done in getting through over a year of Covid! We hope to see you there for fun networking, free food and drinks, and updates.

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Local employment opportunities:


Summit Women’s Recovery is hiring a part time clinician to carry a small caseload and run two groups per week. SWR is looking for someone that has training and a passion to work with women, addiction and trauma. Please email Jeanette Kintz at jkintz@womensrecovery.com to follow up.

Recovery Resources is hiring for two positions:

Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
Behavioral Health Navigator

The SMART Team is hiring clinicians, case managers, and an administrative assistant:

SMART Clinician
SMART Clinical Case Manager
SMART Administrative Coordinator

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If you are a therapist in the Building Hope Scholarship Program Network, please see attached for the latest version of the scholarship invoice for your monthly billing.

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AAPI support groups are available here: https://coredei.com/healing-circles/

 

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month and the CO Office of Behavioral Health is focusing on strengthening youth and young adult mental health this month. Here are some important resources that have been shared by OBH:

Forward Together: A movement by youth and for youth in Colorado, Forward Together reminds us that connection is always possible.

Youth MOVE Colorado Chapter: Youth MOVE Colorado’s vision is to ensure that young people are empowered, educated, and given a decision-making role in their life, as well as in organizations and programs in their communities.

Mental Health Activities for Young Adults: The National Federation of Families has compiled worksheets, videos and activities to spark conversations about mental health.

COACT Colorado: Find information about High Fidelity Wraparound with peer support in participating counties in Colorado. COACT’s wraparound approach can support youth with complex behavioral health needs and their families.

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List of past KAF Provider Education webinars:

Introduction to Ketamine Therapies to Treat Depression: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JESACHU_6h4

Emotional Regulation in the Playroom: https://youtu.be/7nDgD_X2OyY

Patient Loss: Risk Management Considerations for Mental Health Providers: https://youtu.be/PYqM4i7XbEc

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in Clinical Settings: https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/play/sONbmLhLR3DrTc8Vn65CsX0Vjb6IL9WxjQ-iPLhAhnD9kTmQuNafpYUC8ZWkdH9SWTREdyB3oiLduAHu.dyOnnfshsmKw39kW

Psychedelics and the Future of Mental Health: https://zoom.us/rec/share/k73wpwqz7jeM79QIVy_IBVqn8icQM0mgudARa9xdvTziN58d6PhBTpTNQl9sWj1T.ma2htof7i19rYD64?startTime=1619546676000

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Office space available:

Andrea Brown has 2 office spaces available in Keystone. If interested, please contact her at SlopesideCounselingLLC@gmail.com.

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Colorado Psychology Internship Consortium Seeking New Site Members


The APA accredited Colorado Psychology Internship Consortium (CO-PIC) is seeking to add two new sites to the consortium by the end of 2021. The aim of CO-PIC is to prepare and retain psychologists to provide high quality, culturally competent behavioral health care for Coloradans of all ages. Currently, CO-PIC comprises three member sites across the state of CO: STRIDE Community Health Center (Denver Metro area); Bright Future Foundation (Avon, CO); and Eagle Valley Behavioral Health (Avon, CO). While the three training sites have different mission statements, each emphasizes the provision of quality care to populations in need. Additionally, all three member agencies serve rural and/or traditionally underserved populations and as such, the consortium seeks to add sites that serve these unique populations. CO-PIC’s internship program helps further the mission of each of its member agencies by allowing each agency to provide no-cost/low-cost behavioral health services to the communities they serve. CO-PIC and all its member agencies value diversity and believe diversity enhances the training experience and training environment.

Each CO-PIC member site provides opportunities for interns to train in a setting that functions primarily as a service provider. All interns are required to work a minimum of 40 hours per week and complete a total of 2000 hours to successfully complete the internship program. The collaboration of CO-PIC member sites is based upon a shared aim that emphasizes the provision of quality, culturally competent therapeutic services for Coloradans of all ages.

Interested in becoming a CO-PIC APA accredited internship site?

Well, you’re in luck! CO-PIC is currently accepting applications from interested sites.

To learn more information about CO-PIC’s internship program, please see the attached training brochure and visit www.co-pic.org. To apply, fill out the application form via this link:

https://forms.gle/6EjyJ38BE2e8iPwH7

Questions?

Please direct any questions regarding the internship program to CO-PIC’s Training Director: Dr. Stacie Freudenberg – stacie@mybrightfuture.org

 

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As always, we thank you for everything that you do and what a wonderful and supportive presence you are in our beautiful community!

 

Thanks,
Ravi

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