Archive for May, 2013

about 10 slots left for 06/05/13 marijuana training


June 5, 2015, 2013

registration at 8:00am joint training from 9:00am – 1:00pm

Behavioral Health Services, Inc.  15519 Crenshaw Boulevard Gardena, CA  90249

**there is ample, free parking in the lot and on the street**

 $7.00 advance (online) or on-site payment accepted |  4 SAPC hours & 4 CEUs


download the flyer/registration form here

06/06/13: Mental Health Screening Tools for the HIV Clinician (webinar)

download flyer here


04/14/13: LGBTQ & Undocumented “Coming Out for Immigration reform”

Another Wrench in the Mental Health System: DSM-5 Rejected by NIMH

CREATED ON FRIDAY, 10 MAY 2013 14:10

May 7, 2013; Time Magazine, “Health & Family”

The American Psychiatric Association periodically updates its “bible,” the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). But now, just as the fifth edition is to be released, the National Institute of Mental Health has essentially rejected its categorical sorting. Dr. Thomas Insel, NIMH’s director, said in a blog postlast week that “NIMH will be re-orienting its research away from DSM categories.”

The DSM is used not only by practitioners to diagnose conditions, but also by insurance companies to determine treatments to be covered, so it is a socially powerful document. Insel, however, believes that the DSM is less than scientific.


05/24/13: A Holistic Approach to Eating Disorder Treatment | MFT/LCSW CEUs


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05/08/13 HIV MHTF meeting reminder

Hello, all:

This is a reminder that we are meeting Wednesday – our last meeting before Coping With Hope! (I know… I said the same thing last month. But since Coping is on the 15th, this time I mean it!).  Click here for 05-09-13 MHTF agenda.

May 8, 2013
9:30am – 11:30am
The Village at Ed Gould Plaza
1125 N. McCadden Place,
Los Angeles, CA 90038

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