BHA Course Catalog BHP

Issues in Village-Based Behavioral Health CHAPCB Sec 8.20.400
Description:
This 20 contact hour course will provide an in-depth exploration of practical, ethical, and clinical issues related to the contemporary practice of behavioral health care in village settings.  BHAs will draw on their previous experience and knowledge to analyze these issues and generate ideas for addressing practice challenges in a seminar format. Course type: Instructor-led (in-person intensive TBD) 

Special Issues in Behavioral Health Services CHAPCB 8.20.425
Description:
This 16 contact hour course will analyze specialized evaluation, services, treatment and case management needs for those who have experienced specific issues. Issues and disorders reviewed in this course will include, but are not limited to: abuse, violence, brain injury or disorders, disasters, trauma, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, Attention Deficit Disorder, developmental disabilities, tobacco dependency and other health conditions that affect behavior or adjustment. Course type: Instructor-led or self-paced TBD

Competencies for Village-Based Supervision CHAPCB Sec 8.20.485
Description:
This 16 contact hour course will prepare students to provide effective training, mentoring, and supervision to Behavioral Health Aides.  Through applied exercises, students will learn to use the BHA Knowledge and Skills Checklist to assess supervisee competence, foster and track supervisee professional development, and integrate supervisee learning acquired through training and work experience.  Through the lens of the unique context of the Behavioral Health Aide Program, students will explore supervisory roles and responsibilities, the ethics of supervision, and the impact of culture on supervision. Course type: Instructor-led (in-person intensive TBD) 

Principles and Practice of Clinical Supervision CHAPCB Sec 8.20.490
Description:
This 40 contact hour course will cover the philosophy of clinical supervision and provide practical application approaches to carrying it out. Students will learn strategies for facilitating effective participation by supervisees and participate in discussion about the use of technology and how it modifies, impacts or enhances the clinical supervision relationship. This course will provide guidance to students on setting boundaries, and the differences between clinical and administrative supervision. Students will participate in application exercises and develop a clinical supervision plan that can be used within their individual work environment. Course type: Instructor-led or self-paced TBD

Child-Centered Interventions CHAPCB Sec 8.20.495
Description:
This 20 contact hour course will increase the student’s ability of to recognize and respond to the needs of children utilizing child-focused approaches in the field of psychotherapy. Students will explore accessible and relevant clinical resources to the work in their unique environment. This course will promote the understanding, early intervention and treatment of psychological disorders. Course type: Instructor-led (in-person intensive TBD)