• Job Announcement

    Behavioral Health Consultant

    The Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic (YFWC) is seeking a Behavioral Health Consultant to provide assessment, intervention, and onsite consultation to the primary care team.

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    Yakima
  • Job Announcement

    Mental Health Worker

    The Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic (YVFWC) is seeking a Mental Health Worker to provide mental health or Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) services as determined in the treatment or care plan of the client.

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    Yakima
  • Academic Programs Available

    The Department of Child & Family Studies at the University of South Florida is responding to the growing demand for undergraduate and graduate students to fill positions in mental health, substance abuse, juvenile justice, developmental disabilities, and child welfare agencies, as well as consultants in schools and early education and care programs.

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  • NLBHA invited to the White House

    Fredrick Sandoval, NLBHA Executive Operations Manager, was invited by the Office of National Drug Policy Control and SAMHSA to join the nation's leading experts in the fields of substance abuse disorders and mental health treatment to discuss the latest programs, policies and how the Affordable Care Act is expanding coverage and access.

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  • 2015-2016 Josie Torralba Romero

    Scholarship Available

    The Josie Torralba Romero (JTR) Scholarship Fund seeks to honor its namesake by providing academic scholarships to Latino students interested in pursuing a college degree in behavioral health related academic areas.

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  • Job Announcement

    Therapist Supervisor

    The City of Alexandria, Virginia, is recruiting for a Therapist Supervisor to assist in providing clinical and administrative supervision to the Community Wraparound Team (CWT).

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    Alexandria
  • $20,000 Tuition Stipend Available

    Scholarship Fund

    NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals, is pleased to announce the NAADAC Minority Fellowship Program for Addiction Counselors (NMFP-AC). The application deadline is February 28, 2015.

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    Fellowship
  • Job Announcement

    Community Health Worker

    The Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic (YVFWC) is seeking a Community Health Worker at their location in Grandview, Washington.

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    Yakima
  • Job Announcement

    Bilingual Senior Therapist - Children and Families

    The Center for Children and Families in the Alexandria, Virginia, Department of Community & Human Services is hiring for a full time Bilingual (English/Spanish) Senior Therapist.

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    Springfield
  • Job Announcement

    Deputy Director

    Alameda County is recruiting for a Deputy Director Behavioral Health Care Services to direct and evaluate all operations of its Behavioral Health Care Services.

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    Springfield
  • Job Announcement

    Assistant Professor of Psychology

    Springfield College invites applications for one of two tenure track positions within the Department of Psychology. Responsibilities include teaching four courses per semester as well as student advising and recruitment.

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    Springfield
  • Job Announcement

    Assistant Professor of Psychology

    Springfield College invites applications for one of two tenure track positions within the Department of Psychology. Responsibilities include teaching four courses per semester as well as student advising and recruitment.

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    Springfield
  • Job Announcement

    Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology

    Springfield College invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position within the Psychology Department.

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    Springfield
  • Job Announcement

    Bilingual LMSW Health Coach/Therapist-Pediatrics

    Cherry Street Health Services is seeking a full-time Bilingual LMSW Health Coach/Therapist. The Health Coach will work within our pediatric practice at the Westside Health Center.

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    Pediatric
  • Job Announcement

    Bilingual Counselor and Project Coordinator

    Fenway Health’s Violence Recovery Program (VRP) is seeking a Bilingual Counselor and Project Coordinator.

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  • Mental Health Comes to Hollywood

    Mental Health And Latinos On Screen

    NLBHA recently presented a special viewing of Director Diego Lopez' short film titled, Torcida (Twisted).

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Our Programs

  • CDEP offers an important and exciting opportunity to advance the current body of knowledge on community-based practices “that work” for Latino populations.



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  • The purpose of the MHiT is to support mental health providers working within communities where Spanish speaking or Limited English Proficient (LEP) clients often do not receive adequate care due to a lack of bilingual/bicultural staff.

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  • The Tenemos Voz National Latino Consumer Network takes action aimed at influencing national behavioral health care policy, eliminating disparities in access to services, and improving the quality of services and treatment outcomes for Latino populations.
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  • Ventanillas de Bienestar is a webinar training initiative of NLBHA developed to help community based organizations learn about effective outreach and enrollment strategies of uninsured Latino populations.

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US-Mexico Border Initiative Webinars

The U.S. Counties along the Border Initiative will be offering FREE online Webinar workshops to support prevention providers and their communities. This year the Webinars will be offered in English and Spanish within the same month. The Webinars will focus on the Strategic Prevention Framework Modules which can be implemented in building healthy communities in all areas of behavioral health. The Initiative looks to focus on several of the SAMHSA 8 Initiatives including Substance Abuse Prevention, the Military, Tribal Communities, Health Reform and Mental Health. Workshops in these specific areas will also be given throughout the calendar year. Please visit our website www.borderspf.org for more information.

Webinar Calendar: October 2011 - March 2012

  • October 19 - Module 1: Community Assessment (Why data? Where is my data for my community?)
  • October 26 - Module 1: Community Assessment in Spanish
  • November 16 - Module 2: Capacity (What is Community Planning? How do we build capacity?)
  • November 30 - Module 2: Capacity in Spanish
  • January 11 - Module 3: Planning (Planning a vision for community goals! Creating logic models)
  • January 25 - Module 3: Planning in Spanish
  • February 15 - Module 4: Implementation (Prevention strategies, Resources, Where do I find Evidenced-based interventions?)
  • February 29 - Module 4: Implementation in Spanish
  • March 14 - Module 5: Evaluation (Why evaluation? Collecting relevant data, monitor throughout life of the program)
  • March 28 - Module 5: Evaluation in Spanish

ALL WEBINARS ARE FREE
FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER PLEASE VISIT www.borderspf.org or call 575.445.2834

 

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    Please join the Baylor School of Social Work and Hogg Foundation for Mental Health for a webinar on Culturally Responsive Read More
  • PSI: Psychology Summer Institute +

    PSI provides professional development and mentoring experiences to advanced doctoral students of psychology and to recent doctoral recipients in psychology Read More
  • Apply Now for NNEDLearn 2015! +

    The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration invites community-based organizations to participate in its fifth annual training opportunity, NNEDLearn Read More
  • Strategies for Behavioral Health Organizations to Promote New Health Insurance Opportunities in Latino and Hispanic Communities +

    The Affordable Care Act (ACA) provides new health care options for Americans. The ACA brings affordable health insurance coverage and Read More
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Job Announcements

  • Behavioral Health Consultant +

    The Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic (YFWC) is seeking a Behavioral Health Consultant to provide brief assessment, intervention, and onsite Read More
  • Mental Health Worker +

    The person in this position will provide mental health or Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) services as determined in the treatment Read More
  • Mental Health Social Worker +

    The Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic (YVFWC) is seeking an experienced Mental Health Social Worker to join our Maternal Support Read More
  • Behavioral Health Consultant +

    The Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic (YVFWC) is seeking a Behavioral Health Consultant. This position provides brief assessment, intervention, and Read More
  • Seeking a Therapist Supervisor +

    The City of Alexandria, Virginia, is recruiting for a Therapist Supervisor, a licensed clinician with supervisory experience who assists a Read More
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