Community Mental Health Training for Professionals

The Fox Cities Housing Coalition, in collaboration with NAMI Fox Valley, invite you to attend a community mental health training event on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at Fox Valley Technical College. Preregistration is required. (No registrations will be accepted or refunds will be given after Thursday February 15, 2018.)

Thursday, February 22, 2018
8:30-3:30 p.m.
Fox Valley Technical College (Room C190 AB, Entrance 15)
1825 N. Bluemound Drive, Appleton, WI 54912

Workshop Agenda

8:00 - 8:30 a.m.                    Registration

8:30 - 8:45 a.m.                    Welcome: Maren Peterson, Executive Director NAMI Fox Valley, and Tara Prahl, President of the Fox Cities Housing Coalition & Case Manager of Housing Partnership of the Fox Cities

8:45 - 9:15 a.m.                    Updates on Project Rush and Testimonial  

Presenter: Betsy Borns, Project Rush  

9:15 - 10:15 a.m.                  Employment Options for People with Chronic Mental Illness

Panel Presentation: Andrea Collins, Riverview Gardens; Megan Banik, DVR; Amy Verhagen, CAP Services & Monica Allaback, Valley Packaging 

10:15 - 10:30 a.m.               Break

10:30 - 11:30 p.m.               Wisconsin Prison Mindfulness Initiative

Presenters: Joy Jordan and Veronica Flower, FVTC

11:30 to 12:30                      Lunch – Virtual Hallucination Activity Available

12:30 - 2:00 p.m.                  Is Traumatic Head Injury Related to Poverty and Homelessness?  

Panel Presentation: Kathy Connelly, BRAIN Fox Valley; Dr.Jillian Schuh, Catalpa Health; Robin Gantzert, Harbor House; Kathy Dean, Homeless Connections; Lauren Moen, Fox Cities Warming Shelter

2:00 - 2:15 p.m.                    Break

2:15 - 3:15 p.m.                    Wellness Strategies for the Care Provider

Presenter: MaryBeth Wohlrabe, UW-Extension Outagamie County Youth & Family Coordinator

 3:30 - 3:45 p.m.                   Wrap-up, Evaluations & Certificate of Attendance

Lisa Schiller, Program Assistant

   (920) 954-1550

 lisa@namifoxvalley.org