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Annual Conference for Behavioral Health Professionals Virtual Again in 2021

Central Nebraska non-profit partners with Bellevue University to deliver valuable continuing education

Grand Island, Neb.  Due to continued safety considerations surrounding the coronavirus pandemic the Central Nebraska Council on Alcoholism and Addictions (CNCAA) will offer its spring conference online again this year.

“We are extremely excited to be able to partner with Bellevue University and take advantage of its expertise in online learning to present this annual conference in a virtual format,” said Connie Holmes, CNCAA Executive Director. “This is an important event that provides valuable training with incredible experts in the field offering continuing education hours for professionals in behavioral health from across the state.”

The virtual conference, which is approved for up to 13 LADC and Criminogenic CEUs, will take place Wednesday and Thursday, June 9 and 10. Holmes explained that the expected attendees, which include alcohol/drug abuse counselors, social workers, mental health therapists, professional counselors, probation and parole officers, juvenile justice, corrections officers, drug court professionals, judges, nurses, human service professionals, case workers, peer support workers, recovery coaches, and others, will simply log into the conference via their remote computers. 

  • Wednesday, June 9  Ryan Sallans, “Matters of the Heart: Recovery through Sense of Belonging”
  • Thursday, June 10  Dr. Kevin McCauley “Addiction and Recovery 2021: The Latest Findings from Neuroscience Research”
  • Thursday, June 10 – Diane Sevening “Ethics: Living our Code of Conduct”

Professionals may register for the conference online at www.cncaa.net or by calling CNCAA at 308-385-5520.

About Central Nebraska Council on Alcoholism and Addictions

Founded in 1966, Bellevue University is a non-profit university with more than 60,000 graduates worldwide. The University is a recognized national leader in preparing students for lifelong success with career-relevant knowledge and skills, while making college affordable. Routinely ranked among the nation’s top military and accessible institutions, the University serves residential students at its main campus in Bellevue, Nebraska, and everywhere online with more than 80 degree programs uniquely designed for working adults. The University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org).