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Upcoming Classes & Workshops
NAMI Winona, in collaboration with other organizations in the community, sponsors a number of workshops about mental health related topics.

Personality Disorders & Dissociative Identity Disorder  - Jo Hittner, Ph.D., L.P.
Dr. Hittner will address recognition of these disorders, how they may originate and how to cope with them when individuals or family members have been diagnosed.   Directions:  Enter 8th and Winona Street doors and follow the signs.  Cosponsored by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)-Winona Affiliate, Project COMPASS, a Winona Area Public School Community Education Adult Disability Program and the WSU Psychology and Nursing Departments.
  
Date 1/28/2014   (1 T)
Time 7:00 - 9:00 PM
Location:  WSU - Stark Hall, Auditorium 103
STUDENTS ARE FREE.  Community Members and staff $5.  CEU's are $35 for professionals

Disability/Human Rights - Dr. Carole Madland & Dr. Fred Lee, Winona Human Rights Commissioners

The Commissioners will give a brief summary of Minnesota laws that cover discrimenation.  Who is protected?  Under what circumstances is one protected?  What do you do if you think you have been discriminated against?  You're welcomed to ask questions.  Cosponsored by HVMHC, Project COMPASS, A Winona Area Public School Community Education Adult Disability Program and the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)-Winona Affiliate.


Date 1/30/2014   (1 TH)

Time 1:30 - 3:00 PM

Location:  PSN Building, 122 W. 2nd St. (Next to Sammy's Pizza)

STUDENTS ARE FREE.  Community Members and staff $5.  CEU's are $35 for professionals

 

Reading Disabilities, AD(H)D and Autism Workshop - Dr. Jane Anderson, Ph.D.

Many students with reading disabilities struggle with social skills, behavior, reading, handwriting, spelling, organizing and homework.  Dr. Anderson, a cutting edge researcher with 24 years of experience, will feature ways that parents, tutors, teachers and parapforessionals can help students. DIRECTIONS:  Take the main entrance past the booth continue straight.  The Toner Center is the second building on the left.  Enter and follow signs. Cosponsored by SMU First Generation Initiative Deptartment, Project COMPASS,  a Winona Area Public School Community Education Adult Disability Program and the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)-Winona Affiliate.

 

Date 2/4/2014   (1 T)

Time 7:00 - 9:00 PM (2 CEU’s available)

Location:  St. Mary’s University Toner Center Lounge

STUDENTS ARE FREE.  Community Members and staff $5.  CEU's are $35 for professionals

 

Unmasking Microaggressions - Fiyyaz Karim, M.S.

Microaggression usually involves demanding implications and other subtle insults against marginalized groups.  We will explore examples as they relate to the media, sports, music and other areas as well as strategies to assist with reducing this subtle form of discrimination.  DIRECTIONS:  Enter St. Mary’s Unviersity’s main entrance, turn left at the stop sign, park in the lot across from the Hendrickson Center.  Enter the Henderson Center and follow the signs to the elevator/stairs for St. Mary's Hall.  Cosponsored by SMU Counseling Department, Project COMPASS, a Winona Area Public School Community Education Adult Disability Program, and the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)-Winona Affiliate.

 

Date 2/11/2014   (1 T)

Time 7:00 - 9:00 PM (2 CEU’s available)

Location:  St. Mary's Hall Common Room 3rd Floor

STUDENTS ARE FREE.  Community Members and staff $5.  CEU's are $35 for professionals

 

Animal Assisted Therapy - Jo Hittner, Ph.D., L.P., & Katy Christensen, WSU Graduate Student

Dr. Hittner and Ms. Christensen  have been intrigued with the clinical advantages of including animals in the theraputic process.  They will share their knowledge of using this therapy with people living with mental health challenges.   DIRECTIONS:  Enter 8th and Winona Street doors and follow the signs.  Cosponsored by Project COMPASS, a Winona Area Public School Community Education Adult Disability Program, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)-Winona Affiliate and the WSU Psychology and Nuring Departments.

 

Date 3/25/2014   (1 T)

Time 7:00 - 9:00 PM (2 CEU’s available)

Location:  WSU - Stark Hall, Auditorium 103

STUDENTS ARE FREE.  Community Members and staff $5.  CEU's are $35 for professionals

 

The Teenage Brain:  What's Going on in There? -  Caryn Brakenridge MA, LPCC & Alicia Hengel, MA

This lecture will focus on current research regarding the Adolescent Brain.  We will provide a basic overview of how the teenage brain is wired and discuss theories behind why adolescents act, think, and feel the way they do.

 

Date 3/26/2014  (1 W)

Time 5:30 - 7:00 PM

Location:  Family and Children's Center, 601 Franklin St.

No Fee

 

Schizophrenia Workshop - Joanne Ericksen, RN, MS

Joanne Ericksen, a recently retired Critical Nurse Specialist at Mayo Clinic, will give you valuable tools to understand the signs, symptoms, treatments and medications of this serious mental illness.  Syllabus and Objectives available for Nursing CEU's.  DIRECTIONS:  Enter 8th and Winona Street doors, and follow the signs. Cosponsored by COMPASS, a Winona Area Public School Community Education Adult Disability Program, NAMI - Winona Affiliate and WSU Department of Nursing and Psychology.

 

Date 3/31/2014   (1 M)

Time 7:00 - 9:00 PM (2 CEU’s available)

Location:  WSU Pasteur Hall Room 133

STUDENTS ARE FREE.  Community Members and staff $5.  CEU's are $35 for professionals

 

CEU INFORMATION (only for workshops listed with a “fee”)
Two CEU/clock hours are available for paraprofessionals/Daycare providers/Group Home Staff for $15 and professionals for $35


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