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  Office of Education and Regional Programming (OERP)

The Office of Education and Regional Programming (OERP)  is dedicated to providing state-of-the-art training and technical assistance to mental health service providers throughout western Pennsylvania and beyond.  Utilizing the knowledge and expertise of Staff and Faculty who are leaders in clinical care and research, the OERP strives to assist providers in achieving and maintaining the highest level of quality standards in the services provided to mental health consumers and family members.

The OERP has implemented several approaches to achieve these goals:

Crisis  and Disaster Training Institute

Family Based Mental Health Training Center

Grief Training Institute

Mental Health Conference Planning

Regional Training

Online Trainings

Videoconferences


 

New!  WINTER 2014 DSM-5 Videoconference Series program descriptions and subscription information available: here

 

In addition, we can also provide customized training seminars designed to meet your agency’s or organizations specific educational needs.  For more information, please click here.

 

Directions: You can find directions to our regional programs by clicking here.

 

For more information on The Center for Public Service Psychiatry fellowship and educational offerings, please click here.

Here are our most recent program announcements : 

 

Online Training:

 

Evidenced Based Treatments for Borderline Personality Disorder(A052), Available NOW! For more information please click here.

 

Treatment of Hoarding (A043), Available NOW! For more information please click here.

 

Risk Assessment for Predicting Future Violence by Individuals with Mental Illness (A042), Available NOW! For more information please click here.

 

April

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training - ASIST (PW00), April 21-22, 2014 in Pittsburgh, PA. Click here for program description: (MS-Word); (PDF). For more information, please contact Bobbi Jo Wendel at wendelb@upmc.edu.

Relapse Prevention (R808), April 24, 2014, UPMC Shadyside, Herberman Conference Center, Pittsburgh, PA.  Click here for program description: (MS Word; PDF). Non-UPMC staff can register at classes.upmc.com (search on Relapse) For more information, please contact Mary Beth Papciak at papciakm@upmc.edu

Treatment of Resistant Depression (R813), April 25, 2014, UPMC Horizon, Greenville, PA.  Click here for program description: (MS Word; PDF). Non-UPMC staff can register at classes.upmc.com (search on Depression) For more information, please contact Mary Beth Papciak at papciakm@upmc.edu

When God Talks Back: Psychotherapy and The Faithful (MC80), April 28, 2014, Frick Fine Arts Building Auditorium, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 15213.  The program description and registration form are available here (MS-Word, PDF). Online registration is available at classes.upmc.com (search on God) For more information, please contact Mary Healy at healymk@upmc.edu

Clinical Management and Treatment of Selected Child and Adolescent Disorders: OCD, Mood, Anxiety, and Early Childhood Disorders. (R812), April 29, 2014, Passavant Hospital Foundation Conference Center, Allison Park, PA. Click here for program description: (MS Word; PDF). Non-UPMC staff can register at classes.upmc.com (search on Adolescent) For more information, please contact Mary Beth Papciak at papciakm@upmc.edu

Social Media and Mental Health Usage Trends for Professionals (R803), April 30, 2014.    WE HAVE REACHED CAPACITY FOR THIS CLASS.  NO FURTHER REGISTRATIONS CAN BE ACCEPTED.  For more information, please contact Mary Beth Papciak at papciakm@upmc.edu

 

May

Screening and Brief Intervention Tools (SBIRT) to Identify People with Substance Use Concerns (R810), May 9, 2014, Waynesburg University-Southpionte Campus, Canonsburg, PA. Click here for program description: (MS Word; PDF). Non-UPMC staff can register at classes.upmc.com (search on Screening) For more information, please contact Mary Beth Papciak at papciakm@upmc.edu

Comprehensive Crisis Management Train the Trainer (PV89), May 12-16, 2014 in Pittsburgh, PA. Click here for program description: (MS-Word); (PDF). For more information, please contact Bobbi Jo Wendel at wendelb@upmc.edu. This training is now FULL.

Children’s Case Management (R811), May 13, 2014, Passavant Hospital Foundation Conference Center, Allison Park, PA. Click here for program description: (MS Word; PDF). Non-UPMC staff can register at classes.upmc.com (search on Case Management) For more information, please contact Mary Beth Papciak at papciakm@upmc.edu

Comprehensive Crisis Management Train the Trainer Reeducation (PW76), May 13-14, 2014 in Pittsburgh, PA. Click here for program description: (MS-Word); (PDF). For more information, please contact Bobbi Jo Wendel at wendelb@upmc.edu. This training is now FULL.

Clinical Management and Treatment of Individuals with Personality Disorders (R804), May 15, 2014, University Club, Pittsburgh, PA. Click here for program description: (MS Word; PDF). Non-UPMC staff can register at classes.upmc.com (search on Personality) For more information, please contact Mary Beth Papciak at papciakm@upmc.edu

2014 STAR-Center (Services for Teens At Risk) Annual Conference: In Search of Safe Space: Helping Youth Face Stress and Terror (MC79), May 16, 2104, William Pitt Union, University of Pittsburgh Campus, Pittsburgh, PA  Complete program information is available at  www.starcenter.pitt.eduFor more information, please contact Nancy Mundy at mundynl@upmc.edu

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training - ASIST (PW01), May 20-21, 2014 in Pittsburgh, PA. Click here for program description: (MS-Word); (PDF). For more information, please contact Bobbi Jo Wendel at wendelb@upmc.edu.

Don’t Bet on It: Preventing Adolescent Gambling (R805), May 22, 2014, UPMC Shadyside, Herberman Conference Center, Pittsburgh, PA Click here for program description: (MS Word; PDF). Non-UPMC staff can register at classes.upmc.com (search on Gambling) For more information, please contact Mary Beth Papciak at papciakm@upmc.edu

Group Counseling Skills: Creating Group Cohesiveness from Group Tension (R809), May 29, 2014, UPMC Shadyside, West Wing Classroom A & B, Pittsburgh, PA  Click here for program description: (MS Word; PDF). Non-UPMC staff can register at classes.upmc.com (search on Group) For more information, please contact Mary Beth Papciak at papciakm@upmc.edu

June

Current Trends of Drug Abuse (R806), June 2, 2014, UPMC Shadyside, West Wing Auditorium, Pittsburgh, PA. Click here for program description: (MS Word; PDF). Non-UPMC staff can register at classes.upmc.com (search on Drug Abuse) For more information, please contact Mary Beth Papciak at papciakm@upmc.edu

Comprehensive Crisis Management Train the Trainer Reeducation (PV90), June 4-5, 2014 in Pittsburgh, PA. Click here for program description: (MS-Word); (PDF). For more information, please contact Bobbi Jo Wendel at wendelb@upmc.edu. This training is now FULL.

PTSD and Trauma Informed Care (R807), June 6, 2014, Community Counseling Center of Mercer County, Hermitage, PA Click here for program description: (MS Word; PDF). Non-UPMC staff can register at classes.upmc.com (search on PTSD) For more information, please contact Mary Beth Papciak at papciakm@upmc.edu

4th annual Behavioral Health and Aging Conference--The Behavioral Health Workforce for the Aging Population: Who Will Serve? (MC74), June 12, 2014, Passavant Hospital Foundation Conference Center, Pittsburgh, PA.  The program description and registration form are available here (MS-Word, PDF). Online registration is available at classes.upmc.com (search on Aging) For more information, please contact Nancy Mundy at mundynl@upmc.edu

Perinatal Addiction (R814), June 17, 2014, Fayette County Behavioral Health Administration, Uniontown, PA. Click here for program description: (MS Word; PDF). Non-UPMC staff can register at classes.upmc.com (search on PTSD) For more information, please contact Mary Beth Papciak at papciakm@upmc.edu

Law and Disorder: Connecting the Clinician and the Courtroom (R815), June 30, 2014, UPMC Shadyside, West Wing Auditorium, Pittsburgh, PA. Click here for program description: (MS Word; PDF). Non-UPMC staff can register at classes.upmc.com (search on Law) For more information, please contact Mary Beth Papciak at papciakm@upmc.edu


20th Pennsylvania Case Management Conference: Poverty and Mental Illness- Can the Connection be Broken? ((MC73), June 27, 2014, Doubletree Hotel, Monroeville, PA.The program description and registration form are available here (MS-Word, PDF). Online registration is available at classes.upmc.com (search on Case)   For more information, please contact Joanne Slappo at  slappojm@upmc.edu

July

Comprehensive Crisis Management Train the Trainer (PV91), July 14-18, 2014 in Pittsburgh, PA. Click here for program description: (MS-Word); (PDF). For more information, please contact Bobbi Jo Wendel at wendelb@upmc.edu.

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training - ASIST (PW02), July 29-30, 2014 in Pittsburgh, PA. Click here for program description: (MS-Word); (PDF). For more information, please contact Bobbi Jo Wendel at wendelb@upmc.edu.

August

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training - ASIST (PW03), August 19-20, 2014 in Pittsburgh, PA. Click here for program description: (MS-Word); (PDF). For more information, please contact Bobbi Jo Wendel at wendelb@upmc.edu.

Comprehensive Crisis Management Train the Trainer Reeducation (PV92), August 21-22, 2014 in Pittsburgh, PA. Click here for program description: (MS-Word); (PDF). For more information, please contact Bobbi Jo Wendel at wendelb@upmc.edu.

September

Comprehensive Crisis Management Train the Trainer (PV93), September 15-19, 2014 in Pittsburgh, PA. Click here for program description: (MS-Word); (PDF). For more information, please contact Bobbi Jo Wendel at wendelb@upmc.edu.

To Learn More

To learn more about our programs,  please submit the form below or contact Joanne Slappo, PhD at 412-204-9077  or email slappojm@upmc.edu

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