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Calendar Current session started Jan 1, 2024

Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder for Pregnant Mothers (In-person Event)


with Dr. Jason Hunt

Calendar Next available session starts May 31, 2024 at 12:30 pm

Join us for an in-person event where we will have the opportunity to hear from Dr.Jason hunt about the treatment of Opioid Use Disorder among pregnant women. He will challenge the common myths and stigma around SUD treatment for pregnant women and provide case studies to illuminate research in this area of medication assisted treatment. 

Training Objectives:

  • Discuss outcomes of both opioid use and opioid treatment during pregnancy (MAT/pharmacotherapy)
  • Discuss what happens when women who use drugs get pregnant
  • Review the risks associated with opioid use and pregnancy, newborn outcomes and NAS
  • Discuss how Stigma impacts patients and the shame associated with it deters them from seeking treatment


Who should attend?
Community Members
Peer Coaches
Behavioral Health Professionals
Individuals impacted by Opioid Crisis
Medical Professionals


About your Trainer:

Jason M. Hunt, MD earned his medical degree from the University of Illinois in 2002. He then completed a obstetrics and gynecology residency at the University of Louisville in 2006. He completed an Addiction Medicine Fellowship with the University of Florida in 2016. Before becoming an addiction medicine physician he served on the Board of Directors for the Alabama Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association. Dr. Hunt practiced addiction medicine at UF Health / Florida Recovery Center. Currently, his responsibilities included evaluating and treating healthcare professionals and caring for patients in the Dual Diagnosis Unit  at UF Health Shands Psychiatric Hospital. He also provided consultation services as UF Shands Hospital as well as treatment for patients admitted to the Florida Recovery Center. Dr Hunts interests and expertise are in ob/gyn, specifically opioid use disorders in pregnancy and has given many lectures across the country. He is currently a Peer Mentor for FADAA and DCF. 


This is in an in-person training event that will be held at the Beaches Branch Library in the Community Room. This event is open to the public. 

600 3rd St
Neptun Beach FL 32266

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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Suicide Prevention (CBT-SP): An Evidence-Based Structured Treatment for Suicide Prevention [Virtual Workshop]


with Lindsay Bornheimer

Calendar Next available session starts Jun 17, 2024 at 9 am

Training date: Tuesday, April 9, 2024 – 9:15am-4:45pm Eastern Time

 Training Agenda

Training Objectives:

· Name one risk factor for suicide

· Formulate a cognitive case conceptualization for a client at risk for suicide

· Describe one step of suicide safety planning

· Explain the structured phases of CBT for suicide prevention treatment

· Differentiate between specific skills used in cognitive and behavioral areas of treatment

· Demonstrate the use of CBT for suicide prevention skills with a clinical case


Fee and Registration: Free & Includes CE Credit. Please note that a no-show fee will be assessed on an individual basis. Ensure that you have made any necessary scheduling adjustments to uphold your commitment to attend. 

Training Description: This 6.0 CE credit hour workshop will inform providers about CBT for suicide prevention theory, the treatment process and structure, and prepare providers to apply skills with clients in practice. Suicide is a leading cause of preventable death in the United States and worldwide. Studies show that 83% of individuals who die by suicide saw a healthcare provider within one year of death, nearly 50% saw a primary care provider within one month of death, and 20% saw a mental health provider within one month of death. Thus, health and behavioral healthcare providers have a significant opportunity to contribute to suicide prevention efforts. Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for suicide prevention is an evidence-based intervention is a valuable and effective approach to use in practice for clients at risk for suicide, experiencing suicidal ideation, and/or engaging in suicide behavior.

Who should attend?

Social Workers, Licensed Professional Counselors, Psychologists, Addictions Counselors, other mental health professionals

Content Level: Intermediate

Presenter Bio:
Dr. Lindsay Bornheimer is an Assistant Professor in the University of Michigan School of Social Work and Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Bornheimer's research aims to examine suicide risk and protective factors, advance theories of suicide and develop and test cognitive-behavioral interventions along with their implementation. Dr. Bornheimer was trained during a predoctoral fellowship at the McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research at New York

University and completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the Washington University in St. Louis Brown School of Social Work.

Dr. Bornheimer's background in psychology and social work involves specific training and expertise in adult mental health practice. She is a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) with over ten years of expertise in psychotherapy with individuals, couples, and families in both public and private settings. She completed her clinical training at the New York State Psychiatric Institute and New York Presbyterian Hospital in New York City, and has extensive training in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT).

CE Credit Hours: 6.0 CREDIT HOURS

These CE Credits are valid for: ASWB ACE CE Credits NBCC Credit Hours Maryland Board of Social Work Category I CE Credits DC Board of Social Work Credit

This program is sponsored by LSF Health Systems and is being brought to you by Elevate Continuing Education. Made possible by the through the SAMHSA Zero Suicide Grant. 


Course Completion and CE Info:
To earn CE Credit attendees must fulfill the following:

· Login to the training (Zoom) on time and ensure that you first and last name are showing in Zoom (message staff if unsure or need help).

· Complete a separate Virtual Sign-In Sheet by training start time (link provided in Zoom).

· Attend training in full and participate. Attendees will be required to have their cameras on to ensure full attendance.

o Any attendee not present at their device for more than 5 minutes will be moved to the waiting room and must email for re-entry into the training.

· Complete separate Virtual Sign-Out Sheet/Evaluation at conclusion (link provided in Zoom with 15 minute timeframe to begin or complete eval).

If all of the above criteria are met your CE certificate will be emailed to you within 7 days of training completion. If above criteria are not yet you may have credits deducted or may be unable to receive any credits.

ASWB ACE CE Credit: Elevate Continuing Education, #1816, former Maryland CEU Institute, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Elevate Continuing Education maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 05/04/2023 – 05/04/2026.

NBCC CE Credit Hours: Elevate Continuing Education has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No.7347. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Elevate Continuing Education is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Maryland Social Work Examiners Category I Credit: Elevate Continuing Education is an authorized sponsor of the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners under the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene for continuing education credits for licensed social workers in Maryland and maintains full responsibility for this program.

DC Board of Social Work: Elevate Continuing Education has received approval to provide continuing education credit hours through the DC Board of Social Work.

Course Interaction & System Requirements:

This live webinar is fully interactive and will take place via Zoom. Attendees may ask and answer questions throughout the presentation and participate in instructor-led discussions.

Minimum System requirements:

· An internet connection – broadband wired or wireless (3G or 4G/LTE)

· A computer or device to watch AND listen to the training as well as type questions or responses into the Zoom chat function.

· Attendees will be required to have their cameras on throughout the training to track attendance. This may include:

· A webcam or HD webcam – built-in, USB plug-in, or:

· An HD cam or HD camcorder with a video-capture card Note: See the list of supported devices.

· Virtual camera software for use with broadcasting software like OBS or IP cameras Note: For macOS, Zoom client 5.1.1 or higher is required.

· Speakers and a microphone – built-in, USB plug-in, or wireless Bluetooth · View the FULL LIST of compatible operating systems and system requirements.

*For questions of cancellations please email us at *

You will receive Zoom login information for the training at minimum 48 hours prior to the training date. 

Cultural Competency


with Various Instructors

Calendar Next available session starts Jun 19, 2024 at 9:30 am

This course provides participants a foundation for applying a culturally competent framework to both their professional and personal lives. Our training includes three modules: an introductory module, one on learning to understand our own culture and how we see the world, and finally a module learning how culture impacts our communication styles.

At the conclusion of this training, participants will be able to:

  1. Define cultural and linguistic competency and related terms.
  2. List three compelling reasons why cultural and linguistic competency is important to behavioral health and primary care in reducing health disparities and advancing health equity.
  3. Describe the intersection among culture, world views, social determinants of health.
  4. Develop cultural self-awareness and examine our own mental models about people who may experience life in ways that differ from their own.
  5. Describe various models specific to identity and cultural competency development and its application to various contexts.
  6. Explore their own communication style and understand how culture influences communication.
  7. Identify various communication styles and communication barriers.


Who should attend?
Behavioral Health Professionals
Healthcare Professionals
Peer Coaches 

Please note: You will receive information for the Zoom link within 48 hours of the training date.

For questions, please e-mail us at 

QPR Gatekeeper Training


with Various Instructors

Calendar Next available session starts Jun 19, 2024 at 10 am
3 additional sessions through Sep 18, 2024

Suicide Prevention Training 

QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer — the 3 simple steps anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. Just as people trained in CPR and the Heimlich Maneuver help save thousands of lives each year, people trained in QPR learn how to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to question, persuade, and refer someone to help. Each year thousands of Americans, like you, are saying "Yes" to saving the life of a friend, colleague, sibling, or neighbor.

Learning Objectives: 

•Discuss brief history of suicide prevention, prevalence and risk factors  •Describe Gatekeeper role 
•Attitudes Toward Suicide​ 
•Warning Signs of Suicide​
•Ways Ask the Suicide Question​ 
•How to Persuade Someone to Stay Alive​
•Techniques for Referring Individuals to Get Help


Who should attend?

Case Managers
Behavioral Health Professionals
Medical Professionals
Community Health Workers
Hospitality and Service Industry Workers

You will receive a Zoom link at least 48-hours prior to the training.


For questions please contact us at


Please note: We will be offering the same training every 3rd Wednesday of the month throughout 2024. Each training listed below will be a stand alone training so you will only need to attend once. We look forward to you joining us!

Circuit 5 Human Trafficking Symposium (Virtual)


with Lesley Hersey

Calendar Next session starts Jun 20, 2024 at 9 am

raining is open to all agencies that are in contact with victims of Human Trafficking but is geared toward Law Enforcement, State Attorney’s Office, Child Welfare, Juvenile Justice Professionals, CSUs, Hospitals, Medical Professionals and Faith-Based Groups.  Training is FREE.   Contact Nancy Baez for more information at

Full Course

Family Service Planning Teams (FSPT) Panel Discussion


with Meghan Riley-Reynolds

Calendar Next available session starts Jun 21, 2024 at 11 am
2 additional sessions through Dec 20, 2024

Join LSF for a panel discussion on Family Service Planning Teams (FSPT)!

FSPT is a community-based, family-focused, multi-disciplinary team of professionals whose goal is to identify social supports and plan services on behalf of the families in the communities we serve. Using traditional and non-traditional therapeutic services and a variety of approaches, FSPT aims to meet the mental health and social needs of children and families. FSPT seeks to establish care coordination, streamlining the process for families who require services from more than one agency, and to keep children in the community and prevent long-term, residential treatment.

We will be joined by representatives from Camelot Community Care and Children's Home Society.

We hope you will join us to learn more about this exciting initiative!


*Zoom link to be sent following registration. *

Conversations on Access to Lethal Means: Suicide Prevention Trainings for Community


with Various Instructors

Calendar Next available session starts Jun 24, 2024 at 1 pm
1 additional session on Aug 26, 2024

In these virtual trainings we will discuss how means matters as a comprehensive approach to suicide prevention. There will be a specific focus on access to firearms and medication. In this training, we will focus on:

  • Recognizing when to act
  • Learning what can be done for an at-risk friend or family member
  • Discuss connection to supportive resources and treatment
  • Understand that reducing access to lethal means can safe a life

See below for training dates. For any questions regarding this training please contact us at  

*Note: You will receive the Zoom link to join this training within 48 hours of the training date. *

 Each training listed below will be a stand alone training so you will only need to attend once. We look forward to you joining us!

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