This seminar for counselors, nurses, psychologists, and social workers examines medications for various populations, medication discount programs, and the risks and benefits of the new psych meds. This seminar is comparable to reading the label first!
General Outline (6 hours of coursework):
8:30-9:30 Geriatric Medications
9:30-10:30 Treating Children
10:45-11:45 Newly Approved Behavioral Meds
1:00-2:00 Patient Assistance Programs
2:15-3:15 Mental Health & Integrated Medicine
3:15-4:15 Ethics: Seclusion & Restraint
4:15-4:30 Evaluation and Adjournmen
This informative seminar includes contining education units for LPCs, Nurses and LCSWs. CEUs for Psychologists are pending.
Upon completing the conference, participants will be able to
1) Identify special risks when treating geriatric patients with behavioral medications.
2) Identify common childhood disorders resulting from psychotropic medications.
3) Evaluate the benefits of newer behavioral medications compared to similar, older medications.
4) Empower an uninsured TN patient to access 12 months of coverage for $45.
5) Define and explain inter-professional care in terms of integrative medicine.
6) Describe the ethical tension between a patient’sfreedom and restraining a patient for his safety or staff safety.
View the registration brochure here.
When & Where
Mental Health America of Middle Tennessee
Mental Health America of Middle Tennessee (formerly known as the Mental Health Association of Middle Tennessee) is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization that has been providing services to the Middle Tennessee community since 1946. Our mission is to connect the community with specialized mental health and wellness resources, provide services that improve the quality of life, and promote effective services where mental health needs exist.
Over the years, MHAMT has worked diligently to educate all members of our community about how to attain good mental health. We share our message of hope for mental wellness to tens of thousands of individuals annually.
By being a frontline resource for the community, MHAMT is in a position to identify important mental health needs in Middle Tennessee, and then often facilitates the development of programs to meet those needs or enhance resources to address service gaps.