Panhandle partnership for health and human services  |  Panhandle Public Health District  |  Western Nebraska Community College 


To build an upwardly mobile workforce with local talent, by providing credible, meaningful, consistent and affordable education/training that results in an extraordinary service system.

Panhandle Partnership Training Academy

Erin Sorensen

P.O. Box 337

Hemingford, NE 69348

308-487-3600 Ext. 103

Upcoming Training                



  • Circle of security parenting classes

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  • trauma informed care - kimball

A one day training to provide an overview of Trauma Informed Care.  This training will be held at the Kimball Health Services North Campus.  

No registration fee.
June 23, 2015 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM


Attend 2 workshops designed for professionals working with families of young children including Home Visitors, Family Supports, LMHP, Service Coordinators, etc.. The workshops will be held at the Harms Center​ in Scottsbluff, NE.
$15 Registration Fee / Lunch is provided

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June 26, 2015 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

  • Southern panhandle early childhood mini-conference

Speaker, Charlie Slaughter, will be presenting on Creating Mealtime Environments that Build Children's Capacities for Thriving in Life.  Conference will be held at Buffalo Point Restaurant in Sidney NE.

$15 Registration Fee

June 27th, 2015 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.


  • prepare: disaster & Emergency Preparedness Training

The PREPARE program gives senior living and long-term care providers the skills and capabilities to respond to disasters and other public health emergencies.
CEU's are available and approved by the National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) for 7.00 clock hours.

No Registration Fee
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July 1, 2015 8:30 - 4:30PM


RBST educates owners, managers, servers and sellers at alcohol establishments about strategies to avoid illegally selling tobacco or alcohol to underage youth or intoxicated patrons. Available throughout the Panhandle at tele-video sites near you. No Registration Fee. Printable flyer with upcoming dates to share.

July 28, 2015 1:00-4:00PM 


TIPS is a training program where participants learn and understand basic information about alcohol and its effects. TIPS for Concessions is designed for community events, sports stadiums, civic centers, arenas and other festivities. All dates listed will be held at the Harms Advanced Technology Center in Scottsbluff. (Special classes can be arranged for your group or organization by contacting Brenda McDonald (, Region 1, 308-762-2545)

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June 13, 2015 1:30-4:30PM

September 16, 2015 6:00-10:00PM


​​This 24-hour / 3 day course is designed for any law enforcement officer working in an educational environment.  This course, following the SRO Triad model, advances the SRO's knowledge and skills as a law enforcement officer, informal counselor, and educator. Within this course are oral presentations, videotaped practical exercises, and multiple discussions.  Attendees will need to sign in with their own user name and profile on the NASRO web page in order to register for the training.

$345.00 Member Registration Fee or $395.00 Non-Member Registration Fee.  ​

Date TBD - Chadron