behavioral mental health professional training

Training

Welcome to the Bluegrass Academy. We are the training department at Bluegrass!

Bluegrass Academy offers a range of classes and learning opportunities for behavioral health professionals. From continuing education courses that meet state licensing board requirements to state approved curriculums for targeted case managers, community support associates and peer support specialists, we offer options to fit your needs and schedule. If you are looking for a training not listed or would like to request a speaker for your group, please contact Julie Gosky, M.Ed LPCC Corporate Director of Professional Development at 859.253.1686 or training@bluegrass.org


Upcoming Events

Compassion Fatigue

Thursday, April 26, 2018, Newtown Training Room, Building 3, 1351 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY

This training is designed to educate clinicians on signs of compassion fatigue and build skills to address compassion fatigue.

Cost $100

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

8 CEU Credits - LPCC, LCSW, Psychology, LMFT - apply individually

To register email Tianna Wormley at trwormley@bluegrass.org or call 859.253.1686 ext. 1205

 

Ethics for Social Workers

Wednesday, May 23, 2018, Newtown Training Room, Building 3, 1351 Newtown Pike, Lexington, Kentucky

This course focuses on the legal and ethical responsibilities of social workers. Particular focus will be given to the KY SW Code of Ethical Conduct as outlined in 201 KAR 23:080. Informed consent, privileged communication, abuse reporting will be discussed in the context of practicing in a safe and clinically sound manner.

Cost $25

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

3 CEU Credits - Social Work

To register email Tianna Wormley at trwormley@bluegrass.org or call 859.253.1686 ext. 1205

 

Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk (ASMR)

Friday, June 8, 2018, Board Room, Building 2, 1351 Newtown Pike, Lexington, Kentucky

The AMSR curriculum teaches the core competencies needed to provide an attitude, framework, skill, knowledge set or routine that addresses the dilemmas suicide presents to a clinician. The workshop is designed around the five domains of competency which are outlined. 

$100

8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

6.5 CEU Credits – ASWB, NBCC, APA, NASW. Meets requirements for KY MFT Suicide Risk Training.

To register email Tianna Wormley at trwormley@bluegrass.org or call 859.253.1686 ext. 1205.

 

Adult Peer Support Specialist Training

Monday, June 11, 2018, Newtown Training Room, Building 3, 1351 Newtown Pike, Lexington, Kentucky

Bluegrass is approved by the Kentucky Department of Behavioral Health to present Adult Peer Support Specialist Training. This is a 30-hour program offering curriculum required to become a certified KY Adult Peer Support Specialist. All application materials and fees are due by June 6, 2018.

Limited scholarship opportunities are available. Email Rachel Clark reclark@bluegrass.org or call 859.253.1686 ext. 1006 to request an application, inquire about scholarship availability or make payment arrangements.

Register by April 23 - Fee $50
Register by May 23 - Fee $150 
Register by June 6 - Fee $250

Monday, June 11 - Friday, June 15

9:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m. daily

Click here to download application forms