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March Board Meeting Announced!

The March 23rd board meeting of the DeKalb Community Service Board is open to the public for those who are interested in services for mental health, addiction and developmental disabilities. The meeting will be held at 4:00 pm at 445 Winn Way, Room 421, Decatur, GA 30030.

The Community Engagement Committee meeting will be held in the same room at 3:00 pm and is also open to the public.

The Audit, Finance and Compliance meeting will be held in the same room on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 12:00 pm and is also open to the public.

For those with disabilities in need of assistance or accommodations to participate in the meeting, please notify Community Relations at (404) 508-7875.

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Just Announced – TeleMental Training for Supervisors!

Register now for DeKalb CSB’s newest training – TeleMental Health Supervision Training:
Competent and Ethical Practice.  

This training is specifically designed to meet the needs of mental health practitioners who are, or plan to deliver TeleMental health supervision.

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The workshop is scheduled for Saturday, March 25, 2017, 9:00 am – 12:15pm at the Bohan Auditorium.

The workshop is organized to help supervisors develop an understanding of the key components necessary to supervise effective and efficient delivery of TeleMental health therapy.  This workshop will also help participants come into compliance with the State of Georgia’s TeleMental health continuing education requirements (TeleMental Health rule 153-11-01, October, 2015).

Register today for only $45!  Their is a $20 late fee for registrations received after March 15th.

 Limited seating is available.  Learn more and register today

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TeleMental Health Training Announced!

TeleMental Health Treatment and Ethics:
What Clinicians Need to Know

Saturday, March 4, 2017

9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Presenter:
Jeff Ashby, Ph. D., ABPP
Bohan Auditorium, 445 Winn Way Decatur, GA 30030

Applied for Six (6) CEU ‘s approved for through the Georgia Society for Clinical Social Work.

Register today for the TeleMental Health Treatment and Ethics Training sponsored by DeKalb Community Service Board.

Dr. Jeff Ashby, Director of Georgia State University’s Counseling Psychology Doctoral Program will use case examples, discussion, and lecture, to help participants gain an understanding of the appropriate treatment and ethics associated with telemental health services.

As a result of this workshop, participants will:

    • Understand the treatment of internet dependency and related psychological problems.
    • Become familiar with the research related to telemental health services.
    • Learn the protocol for appropriate intake and informed consent.
    • Understand the various delivery methods of telemental health.
    • Become familiar with the theory integration needed to provide telemental health services.
    • Learn the protocol for appropriate treatment and termination using these services.
    • Understand the ethics and risk management strategies in telemental health.
    • Become familiar with the best practices in the business of telemental health.

>>> Learn More

Registration Details

Registration Fee – $65
$20 late fee after February. 20th.
No cost for DeKalb CSB employees.

For additional information contact:
Nicole Scales
404-508-7963
nicoles@dekcsb.org

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January Board Meeting Announced

The January 26th board meeting of the DeKalb Community Service Board is open to the public for those who are interested in services for mental health, addiction and developmental disabilities. The meeting will be held at 4:00 pm at 445 Winn Way, Room 421, Decatur, GA 30030.

The Community Engagement Committee meeting will be held in room 481 at 3:30 pm and is open to the public.

The Audit, Finance and Compliance meeting will be held in room 481 on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at 12:00 pm and is also open to the public.

For those with disabilities in need of assistance or accommodations to participate in the meeting, please notify Community Relations at (404) 508-7875.

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Crossroads Holiday Bazaar

Shop homemade this holiday season at Crossroad’s Holiday Bazaar.

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Friday, December 9, 2016
9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Bohan Auditorium
445 Winn Way
Decatur, Georgia 30030

Purchase original art, jewelry and handcrafts created by individuals receiving services from DeKalb CSB.

For more information contact 404-370-7460.

Crossroad’s is a program of DeKalb CSB that provides recovery focused peer services to adults diagnosed with mental illness. The program promotes socialization, recovery, self-advocacy, and community living skills. Click here to learn more about DeKalb CSB’s Crossroads Program.

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November Board Meeting Announced

The November 17th board meeting of the DeKalb Community Service Board is open to the public for those who are interested in services for mental health, addiction and developmental disabilities. The meeting will be held at 4:00 pm at 445 Winn Way, Room 421, Decatur, GA 30030.

The Community Engagement Committee meeting will be held in the same room at 3:00 pm and is also open to the public.

The Audit, Finance and Compliance meeting will be held in the same room on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 12:00 pm and is also open to the public.

For those with disabilities in need of assistance or accommodations to participate in the meeting, please notify Community Relations at (404) 508-7875.

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The 5th Annual FDHA Health Summit

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The Fulton DeKalb Hospital Authority (FDHA), proud owners of Grady Health Systems (GHS) is sponsoring its 5th Annual FDHA Health Summit on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 from 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM at the Hyatt Regency Hotel at 265 Peachtree Center Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30303.
The summit’s theme is “Building a Healthy Community: One Step at a Time”. The purpose of the Health Summit is to build a healthy community by sharing resources and solutions through various workshops, a town hall forum, and wellness screenings.

SUMMIT AGENDA & SCHEDULE

7:30 AM   Registration

8:15 AM – 8:45 AM  Opening Session

9:00 AM – 10:15 AM  Morning Session 1

Cancer | You CAN Win: Steps to Addressing Cancer

Obesity | Weight Matters

Mental Health | Mind Matters: It Takes Two to Tango

10:30 AM – 11:45 AM  Morning Session 2

Violence | America’s Challenge: A Movement to End Violence in Our Communities

Diabetes | Don’t Sugarcoat It

Heart | Give Me A Beat

12:00 PM – 1:15 PM  HIV Luncheon Panel: RED ALERT: Unmasking the Truth About HIV

1:30 PM – 3:30 PM  Town Hall: Good Health is Your Wealth

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See the Pulitzer Prize Winning “Proof” by Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre Company

Sunday, October 23rd at 7:00pm
Southwest Arts Center
915 New Hope Road, Atlanta, GA 30331

$15 Ticket Donation

NAMI DeKalb and DeKalb CSB have partnered with Kenny Leon’s True Colors Theatre at their final dress rehearsal for the award winning family drama “Proof.” “Proof” is the Pulitzer Prize and Tony award winning family drama about the relationship between fathers and daughters, mental illness, and the power of love.

All of the proceeds from the final dress rehearsal will benefit NAMI DeKalb and DeKalb Community Service Board.

Click here to purchase your tickets.

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September Board Meeting Announced!

The September 22nd board meeting of the DeKalb Community Service Board is open to the public for those who are interested in services for mental health, addiction and developmental disabilities. The meeting will be held at 4:00 pm at 445 Winn Way, Room 421, Decatur, GA 30030.

The Advocacy Committee meeting will be held in the same room at 3:00 pm and is also open to the public.

The Audit, Finance and Compliance meeting will be held in the same room on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 12:00 pm and is also open to the public.

For those with disabilities in need of assistance or accommodations to participate in the meeting, please notify Community Relations at (404) 508-7875.

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Join DeKalb CSB at NAMI Walks 2016

Join the DeKalb CSB Team at NAMIWalks

NAMIWalks Georgia – 5K
Saturday, October 8, 2016
Grant Park, Atlanta
11:00 am
(Check In: 9:00-10:45 am)

DeKalb CSB is a proud sponsor and supporter of the 2016 NAMIWalks Georgia! NAMIWalks is NAMI’s largest and most successful mental health awareness and fundraising event in the country! Through NAMIWalks public display of support for people with mental health challenges, we are changing how Americans view mental illness.

We are inviting all DeKalb CSB staff, family and friends to join together as we improve lives and our communities one step at a time. Join the DeKalb CSB Walk Team  and help stomp out stigma!

Click here to register today and join the DeKalb CSB Walk Team!
Click here to learn more.

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General information: 404.294.3834
Appointments, referrals and crisis support: 404.892.4646

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