Upcoming Trainings & Events

Building Successful Initiatives in Rural Communities to Build Resilience

Topics: Mental Health
In this hands-on 3-hour training, attendees will explore strategies to build resilience in their respective rural communities. A toolkit based on the Stanhope Study, Building Resilience in Rural Communities will be utilized to guide attendees through this process. Understanding and work will begin on the 11 resilience concepts outlined in the toolkit: Social Networks and Support, Positive Outlook, Learning, Early Experience, Environment and Lifestyle, Infrastructure and Support Services, Sense of Purpose, Diverse and Innovative Economy, Embracing Differences, Beliefs, and Leadership.

Peer Support Specialist Training

Topics: Addiction

We are excited to announce we have migrated back to in person Peer Support training! This next class will be held in Fargo, and we will be offering hotel accommodations and mileage reimbursement for those traveling from out of town to attend the training. We will be utilizing an application process to offer priority to those who have a secured job offer that is dependent upon Peer Support training. Please note, the application below does NOT register you for the training. You will be notified by email 4-6 weeks before the training regarding your application status. Once you are approved, you will receive a link to complete registration for the training.


Developing Agri-Cultural Competence for Mental Health Professionals

Topics: Mental Health
In this 3-hour training, attendees will become immersed in the lifestyle of an agricultural producer in order to become better able to provide mental health services to this group of people. Cultural Competence is defined as “The ability to understand, appreciate, and interact with persons from cultures and/or belief systems other than one’s own”. One barrier often referenced by farmers when seeking behavioral health services is that the helping professional lacks understanding of the unique nature of family farming and ranching operations

Care Coordination Training

Topics: Addiction

North Dakota Care Coordination training is designed to provide Care Coordinators with the attitude, skills, and capacity to perform their job duties.