Seminar List

Behavioral Health Network is able to create seminars for a wide variety of needs. The list below are a list of available seminars either at your organization or at one of our local venues.


In-Service Mental Health Seminar List for Staff of Businesses or Organizations

The following is a list of seminars that are available. They include many exercises, techniques, and hands on specifics for the attendees. These seminars have been received very positively and usually result in great satisfaction. They last about two hours with ample time for questions and answers. Specific examples are discussed during the seminar. Attendees are given a packet to take home with them for further study.

The presenter is a Licensed Psychologist with over 30 years experience in the field of Behavioral Health Care. His resume includes a B.A. from St. John’s University, an M.A. from New York University, and a Doctorate from Boston University all in Psychology and Counseling.

Topics would include:

  • Behaviors of Dementia
  • Depression Symptoms
  • Personality Disorders
  • Organic Conditions
  • Delirium versus Dementia
  • Verbal abuse and Aggression
  • Behavioral Strategies, etc.

  *Sampling of Seminars Offered:

  • Managing Stress
  • Managing Guilt and Expectations
  • How to Develop Positive Self-Esteem
  • Overcoming Burnout at Work
  • Getting Your Message Across Assertively
  • Managing Emotions at Work
  • Balancing Shift Work and Personal/Family Life
  • Listening Skills: Exactly what to say to patients and what not to say.
  • Major Diagnostic Categories and their characteristics, symptoms, and treatments.
  • Behavior Management: Theory and Techniques (the work of B.F Skinner and Pavlov, the Founders of Learning Theory, adjusted to audience experience level).
  • Training the Trainer: An extensive 2-3 day seminar for staff on all the known psychological problems encountered in nursing homes and behavioral strategies to deal with them. A core group of leaders in the facility is identified and trained on these topics. Then, a support and maintenance relationship is developed, so that the group can call in for consultation anytime.