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Northeast Nebraska Behavioral Health Conference

A conference designed for behavioral health professionals working in the field.

2024 Northeast Nebraska Behavioral Health Conference

This year's topics include grief and loss counseling, co-occurring disorders, treating anger via mindfulnesss, school-based mental health, ethics in the helping professions, court/legal behavioral helath, counselor supervision training, and future mental health trends.

The conference is sponsored by the Nebraska Counseling Association, Behavioral Health Education Center of Nebraska (BHECN), Integrated Behavioral Health Workforce, and Wayne State College.


Conference Details

When: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, March 22, 2024

Cost: Free

Location: Kanter Student Center

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Basic schedule of events:

8 - 8:30 a.m.
Registration and check-in

8:30 a.m. - noon
Free morning sessions

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Free poster sessions

Noon - 2 p.m.
Free luncheon and keynote speaker

2 - 5 p.m.
Free afternoon sessions

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Conference Location: Kanter Student Center

Wayne State College
1111 Main St.
Wayne, NE 68787

Parking: Please park in Lot 10.


For more information about the Northeast Nebraska Behavioral Health Conference, contact:

Dr. Jeff Peterson
Assistant Professor of Counseling
[email protected]

Continue Your Education

Interested in getting a master's degree in counseling? Wayne State College offers several options for an MSE in Counseling, including:

  • Clinical Mental Health
  • School Counseling
  • Student Affairs and College Counseling

Learn More

Did you know we offer:

  • a 3-credit-hour graduate level course for continuing education that is aligned with the NSCA School Counselor Academy each fall? Watch for more details to be given at the conference.
  • a 1-credit-hour graduate course geared toward counselor education supervision? CSL 610: Supervision Foundations in Counseling is a brief introduction to counseling supervision in practice. Many counseling professionals are supervising future counselors but may be missing the key steps to make their supervision effective. This 1-credit-hour graduate course can be taken in any semester and used for CEs in counseling or a related profession (Nebraska permits 15 CEs per 1-credit-hour graduate course).