The Nebraska Licensee Assistance Program (NE LAP) services include informational presentations on the services of the program and educational presentations on alcohol/substance use and addiction and the health professional. These presentations can be made to:
- Licensees, certificate holders, and registrants
- Professional organizations and associations representing health professionals
- College or university students enrolled in classes for health professionals
- Employers of health professionals regulated by the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health, Licensure Unit
The focus of the informational session, Nebraska Licensee Assistance Program Services, is on the availability of, and services provided by, the NE LAP.
The focus of the educational session, Alcohol/Substance Use Disorders and the Health Service Professional, is on understanding alcohol/substance use disorders (A/SUD), signs of an A/SUD in healthcare professionals, and the A/SUD treatment and recovery process and available treatment services.
The NE LAP presentations can be made in person or via video conferencing. The presentations have generally been well received and appreciated by the audience participants as reflected by the following comments:
“I appreciate all your extra comments and personal stories- it helps keep the students engaged. Nebraska is lucky to have the LAP!”
“Michelle did a great job explaining substance abuse and addiction. Her presentation was educational.”
“Great presentation! Michelle is so calm, educational and pleasant which is helpful for students to know she will be nice to work with if needed.”
“Michelle was great and knowledgeable! She handled the current situation of social distancing due to the covid-19 pandemic with grace and great patience. We experienced no technical issues or any of the sort, everything went smoothly.”
“Overall very enthusiastic and educational. Really gave a great insight to what you should look for and how to prevent substance abuse as well as help those who are using get the assistance they need.”
NE LAP informational and educational presentations can be scheduled by contacting the NE LAP at (800) 851-2336 or (402) 354-8055.