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Posted On Monday, March 09, 2020

The City of Philadelphia has been closely monitoring the COVID-19 epidemic and has been actively preparing plans and responses should any cases occur in Philadelphia. The Behavioral Health Training & Education Network (BHTEN) has reviewed the city’s planning guide and is taking the following preventative measures:

To view the Continuity of Operations Plan in its entirety please click here

Posted On Friday, December 27, 2019

The Behavioral Health Training & Education Network (BHTEN) is committed to supporting DBHIDS and other human service systems by planning, coordinating, and providing quality learning experiences in behavioral health and related topics. Our training audiences include providers and administrators of services, individuals engaged in services, family members, and other interested community members.

To view the BHTEN 2019 Annual Report in its entirety please click here

Posted On Monday, December 02, 2019

Kristen (she/her) is BHTEN's first Organizational Development Training Specialist. She has received her Bachelor's in Cognitive Behavior Psychology from West Chester University and a Dual Master's degree in Master of Social Work and Master of Science Non-Profit Leadership & Management from the University of Pennsylvania. Additionally, Kristen has also completed a certification in Organizational ...

Posted On Monday, October 21, 2019

As the new Clerical Assistant at BHTEN Elijah will work closely with the Registrar in support of all data entry, registration and day of training support for BHTEN.  Elijah will also ...

Posted On Thursday, July 25, 2019

As a Forensic Training Specialist, Ryan will be working to create and deliver trainings regarding the justice system and how it interacts with the behavioral health system, i.e. - how to navigate the criminal justice system, as well as how to work with the forensic population (identifying special clinical needs).


Posted On Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Donisha Burke

Behavioral Health Training Specialist

Donisha Burke’s background is in Behavioral Health that encompasses work with serious emotional disturbance in youth and adults with serious mental illness in Philadelphia, Bucks and Montgomery County. Donisha’s work also includes ...

Posted On Wednesday, July 03, 2019

If you have taken a class at BHTEN, you may have notice some new faces. BHTEN has been making changes, like hiring new employees. Over the next few weeks, we will showcase one these new faces. Starting with Leah Mundy-Mayer, LSW, who is our new Children and Adolescent Training Specialist...

Posted On Friday, March 29, 2019

We are excited to announce that Yvette K. Kamimura-Jones has joined Behavioral Health Training and Education Network (BHTEN) as an Associate Trainer. Yvette’s behavioral health background includes quality assurance, substance use disorders, and training development.

Posted On Monday, February 11, 2019

We are excited to announce the well-deserved promotion  of Elizabeth Harrison as Associate Director at Behavioral Health Training and Education Network (BHTEN).  Liz's behavioral health background includes numerous positions as drug and alcohol residential treatment facility therapist and supervisor.

She is a certified instructor of Mental Health First Aid and Opioid Overdose Prevention and Narcan Rescue Training instructor, a Certified Instructor.  She has presented organizational professional development training seminars at local, state and national venues.

Posted On Friday, January 18, 2019


We are excited to announce the addition of Abigail Pol as the incoming Program Director at Behavioral Health Training and Education Network (BHTEN). Abbey is an experienced leader with background in behavioral health program development, procurements, clinical supervision, training development and delivery, and organizational management. She was most recently employed by Community Behavioral Health (CBH) as the Manager of Network Development, where she led the organization's procurement, training and technical assistance process. 


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