The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration invites National Network to Eliminate Disparities in Behavioral Health (NNED) members to participate in its ninth annual training opportunity for community-based organizations, NNEDLearn 2019. The goal of NNEDLearn is to develop members’ skills in evidence-supported and culturally appropriate mental illness and substance use prevention and treatment practices and to support practice implementation. This training model includes two introductory webinars, an on-site 2 ½
NNEDLearn 2019 will offer five training tracks:
- Familia Adelante: Multi-risk Reduction Behavioral Health Prevention for Latino Youth and Families (FA)
- Motivational Interviewing (MI)
- Preventing Long-term Anger and Aggression in Youth (PLAAY)
- Project Venture: Positive Youth Development for American Indian and Alaska Native Youth (PV)
- Achieving Whole Health: Balancing Mind, Body and Spirit (AWH)
Applications to participate in NNEDLearn are available now. This opportunity is only open to NNED members. To become a member, sign up here.
What is the NNEDLearn model?
Recognizing that it takes more than a two-day training to implement new practices or programs, the full NNEDLearn training model consists of four critical components: Prepare (introductory webinars, other readiness activities); Learn (2½ day intensive, face-to-face training); Implement (follow-up virtual coaching sessions, other follow-up activities); and Sustain (efforts to sustain practice, surveys on outcomes/impact). Objectives for each NNEDLearn stage are:
What are the requirements for participation?
Organizations can propose three to five team members for participation, including one team leader. See the training tracks for more information on participant criteria.
Each organization must submit an application demonstrating readiness, fit and commitment to training and implementation.
SAMHSA will cover travel and lodging for teams to participate in the Learn stage (on-site training in Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico). NNED membership is required for NNEDLearn participation. If you are not
Questions? Email NNEDLearn@nnedlearn.net.
Learn about previous NNEDLearn trainings.
Check out 2017’s NNED-a-thon!
During the on-site NNEDLearn 2017 training in New Mexico, participants collaborated and transformed during the NNED-a-thon! The NNED-a-thon was a new opportunity for NNEDLearn 2017 participants to engage with each other in teams to solve a challenge. NNEDLearn 2017 participants were requested to browse all components of the NNED website prior to their arrival in New Mexico in preparation for the NNED-a-thon. Learn more about the NNED-a-thon.
The following video shows highlights from NNED-a-thon 2017. Participants collaborated to develop strategies focused on enriching the NNED and cultivated approaches focused on implementation and sustainability of best practices learned from the on-site NNEDLearn 2017 meeting!
The NNED-a-thon was a success thanks to all of our NNEDLearn participants and their high energy and engagement!