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TCU TBRI Practitioner Training
April 24, 2017 to April 28, 2017 11:59pm

Texas Christian University
Fort Worth, TX

This training is intended for practitioners who want to learn about TBRI® and use it within their professional capacity (e.g., therapists, caseworkers, foster and adoption care specialists, occupational therapists, medical professionals, counselors, CASA representatives, early childhood & development specialists).


Online pre-training begins January 30, 2017

MHC Access Committee - Community Intake and Front-Line Quarterly Meeting (3rd)
April 26, 2017 11:30am to 1:30pm

Lena Pope Amon Carter Center
3200 Sanguinet St.
Fort Worth, TX 76107

Third in a quarterly series for intake and front-line personnel in our community, working to enhance access to mental health and substance use disorder services.

Learn more about the MHMR ICare Crisis Hotline and about networking techniques that will help us become more acquainted/connected and ultimately benefit our work.

Presenter(s):  
Representative from MHMR Tarrant Crisis Services Call Center
Deidre Browne, Senior Director of Residential and Housing Services MHMR Tarrant Behavioral Health Services

Lunch provided.

Committee Meeting - Access
April 26, 2017 12:00pm to 1:00pm

The Excel Center, 1223 Presidio, Fort Worth, TX 76102

Committee Meeting - Workforce
April 26, 2017 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Lena Pope Amon Carter Center, 3200 Sanguinet St, Fort Worth, TX 76107

UTA School of Social Work - "Field Day and Job Fair" and "Keynote Speaker Luncheon"
April 28, 2017 9:00am to 2:00pm

Field Day and Job Fair:
E.H. Hereford University Center
Rio Grande
300 W. First St.
Arlington, TX

Keynote Speaker Luncheon:
E.H. Hereford University Center
Carlisle
300 W. First St.
Arlington, TX

Field Day and Job Fair:
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Tables will be available for information displays
Breakfast and lunch provided


Keynote Speaker Luncheon:
Presenter:  Dr. Leopoldo J. Cabassa, Columbia University
12:00 noon - 2:00 p.m.
Free CEU's

MHA Insight Seminar - "The Energy Bus: 10 Rules to Fuel Your Life, Work, and Team with Positive Energy"
April 28, 2017 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Mental Health America
3136 W. 4th St.
Fort Worth, TX 76107

The Energy Bus, an international best seller, takes readers on an enlightening and inspiring ride that reveals 10 secrets for approaching life and work with the kind of positive, forward thinking that leads to true accomplishment.  

Presenter(s):  Yolanda Harper, Worksite Coordinator for Blue Zones Project

3-Hour CEU seminar; $50 non-MHA members, $40 MHA members, $20 students.  Registration deadline is March 27, 2017.

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Committee Meeting - Membership Engagement
May 3, 2017 9:00am to 10:30am

Lena Pope Amon Carter Center, 3200 Sanguinet St, Fort Worth, TX

Committee Meeting - Cultural Connection
May 4, 2017 9:30am to 11:00am

Lena Pope Amon Carter Center, 3200 Sanguinet St, Fort Worth, TX 76107

Family Connection Presents - "Flight2Freedom Festival"
May 6, 2017 10:00am to 12:00pm

1895 Courthouse (east side)
100 West Weatherford St
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Help us free our children and youth from the stigma of mental illness.  Join us for a "walk around the courthouse", paper butterfly release, music, and appearance by Dallas Cowboys' "Rowdy".

Membership Meeting
May 8, 2017 8:30am to 10:00am

Lena Pope Amon Carter Center, 3200 Sanguinet St., Fort Worth, TX 76107

Committee Meeting - Grants
May 9, 2017 9:00am to 10:30am

Lena Pope Amon Carter Center, 3200 Sanguinet St, Fort Worth, TX 76107

ACH Child and Family Services - "Super Hero Family Fun Fest"
May 13, 2017 10:00am to 2:00pm

ACH Child and Family Services
3712 Wichita St.
Fort Worth, TX 76119

Have your picture taken with Spiderman, Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and Supergirl!
Wear your favorite superhero costume!
Games, crafts, music, raffles, prizes and Kendra Scott grab bags.

Food from Central Market, Tina's Cocina and Kona Ice.

Committee Meeting - Resilience
May 15, 2017 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Lena Pope Amon Carter Center, 3200 Sanguinet St, Fort Worth, TX 76107

CBMCS Multicultural Training Program - Four day training May 18-19 AND May 25-26, 2017 - "FULL"
May 18, 2017 8:30am to May 19, 2017 5:00pm

Lena Pope Amon Carter Center
3200 Sanguinet St
Fort Worth, TX 76107

$125.00 per person for MHC members
$175.00 per person for non-MHC members

Must attend all four days of training to receive credit

Training is "FULL"

Committee Meeting - Tarrant Cares Governance
May 19, 2017 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Tarrant County Public Health
1101 S. Main
Fort Worth, TX

Committee Meeting - Workforce
May 24, 2017 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Lena Pope Amon Carter Center, 3200 Sanguinet St, Fort Worth, TX 76107

CBMCS Multicultural Training Program - Four day training May 18-19 AND May 25-26, 2017 - "FULL"
May 25, 2017 8:30am to May 26, 2017 5:00pm

Lena Pope Amon Carter Center
3200 Sanguinet St
Fort Worth, TX 76107

$125.00 per person for MHC members
$175.00 per person for non-MHC members

Must attend all four days of training to receive credit

Training is "FULL"

Committee Meeting - Access
May 31, 2017 12:00pm to 1:00pm

The Excel Center, 1223 Presidio, Fort Worth, TX 76102

Committee Meeting - Cultural Connection
June 1, 2017 9:30am to 11:00am

Lena Pope Amon Carter Center, 3200 Sanguinet St, Fort Worth, TX 76107

Committee Meeting - Membership Engagement
June 7, 2017 9:00am to 10:30am

Lena Pope Amon Carter Center, 3200 Sanguinet St, Fort Worth, TX

Membership Meeting
June 12, 2017 8:30am to 10:00am

Lena Pope Amon Carter Center, 3200 Sanguinet St., Fort Worth, TX 76107

Committee Meeting - Grants
June 13, 2017 9:00am to 10:30am

Lena Pope Amon Carter Center, 3200 Sanguinet St, Fort Worth, TX 76107

Committee Meeting - Resilience
June 19, 2017 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Lena Pope Amon Carter Center, 3200 Sanguinet St, Fort Worth, TX 76107

Committee Meeting - Access
June 28, 2017 12:00pm to 1:00pm

The Excel Center, 1223 Presidio, Fort Worth, TX 76102

Committee Meeting - Workforce
June 28, 2017 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Lena Pope Amon Carter Center, 3200 Sanguinet St, Fort Worth, TX 76107

Lena Pope Professional and Community Workshop - "Human Trafficking; Recognizing Victims and Working Together to Respond"
June 29, 2017 9:00am to 12:00pm

Lena Pope Amon Carter Center
3200 Sanguinet St.
Fort Worth, TX 76107

This course explores the sex trafficking of minors in our community.  Learn the key vulnerabilities of at-risk groups and how any child can become a victim.  Explore collaboration within the community and ways to respond.  

Presenter(s):  
George Lynch, CEO of Traffick911 and creator of Hooked:  Porn's Hold on the Brain.  He assisted in development of Passport to Freedom, which trains travel industry employees and provides scholarships for trafficking survivors.
Lindsey Speak, Director of Programs for Traffick911 overseeing all prevention, identification, and empowerment initiatives.

$20 general registration, $15 students.  Includes continental breakfast.  Space is limited.

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Committee Meeting - Membership Engagement
July 5, 2017 9:00am to 10:30am

Lena Pope Amon Carter Center, 3200 Sanguinet St, Fort Worth, TX

Committee Meeting - Cultural Connection
July 6, 2017 9:30am to 11:00am

Lena Pope Amon Carter Center, 3200 Sanguinet St, Fort Worth, TX 76107

Membership Meeting
July 10, 2017 8:30am to 10:00am

Lena Pope Amon Carter Center, 3200 Sanguinet St., Fort Worth, TX 76107

Committee Meeting - Grants
July 11, 2017 9:00am to 10:30am

Lena Pope Amon Carter Center, 3200 Sanguinet St, Fort Worth, TX 76107

Committee Meeting - Resilience
July 17, 2017 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Lena Pope Amon Carter Center, 3200 Sanguinet St, Fort Worth, TX 76107

Featured Events

CBMCS Multicultural Training Program - Four day training May 18-19 AND May 25-26, 2017 - "FULL"
May 18, 2017 8:30am to May 19, 2017 5:00pm

Lena Pope Amon Carter Center
3200 Sanguinet St
Fort Worth, TX 76107

$125.00 per person for MHC members
$175.00 per person for non-MHC members

Must attend all four days of training to receive credit

Training is "FULL"

CBMCS Multicultural Training Program - Four day training May 18-19 AND May 25-26, 2017 - "FULL"
May 25, 2017 8:30am to May 26, 2017 5:00pm

Lena Pope Amon Carter Center
3200 Sanguinet St
Fort Worth, TX 76107

$125.00 per person for MHC members
$175.00 per person for non-MHC members

Must attend all four days of training to receive credit

Training is "FULL"

Contact Us

MENTAL HEALTH CONNECTION
3200 Sanguinet Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76107

Patsy Thomas, President

For more information call: 817.927.5200 or email: contact@mentalhealthconnection.org

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