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Mental Illness: The Family Perspective (Cleveland 6/27/2017)

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ADAMHS Board of Cuyahoga County

2012 West 25th Street, 6th Floor

Ohio Room

Cleveland, OH 44113

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The family dynamic created in group living is greatly impacted when family members have a serious mental illness. Operators and staff of adult care facilities are the family of those living in their homes, many who are struggling with serious mental illness. Understanding the impact of these illnesses in terms of the physical, emotional and symptomatic behaviors can reduce tension in the family dynamic. This training will provide those attending with a recognition of the impact of the illness, the inability to control some behaviors and techniques to most effectively dealing with the dynamics of mental illness in their home. This training will provide information to help recognize behaviors as symptoms and to respond appropriately, will improve communications with clients by utilizing techniques offered in the training, and will create a more stable home environment as a result of increased understanding and symptom management.



Target Audience: Adult Care Facility Operators, Owners and Staff

Certificate of Attendance: Adult Care Facility Operators, Owners and Staff will receive Certificate of Attendance of 6 hours of mental health training that can apply toward the training requirement from Licensure and Certification.

Certificates will ONLY be given to attendees who attend the WHOLE training. No adjusted/partial continuing education credit hours will be given for this training.

Date/Time: June 27, 2017 from 9:00 AM – 4:15 PM EST

Registration starts at 8:30 AM.

Conference Room: Ohio Room

Registration Fee: $0, Free.

Please note the space is limited so you must register to attend. Please register only once. Duplicate registrations will be deleted.

Deadline to Register: June 20, 2017 (11:59 PM) EST

All seating is on a first-come, first-serve basis until the maximum capacity is reached.

Lunch: On Your Own

Parking: Limited free parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. All visitors must check-in at the blue Parking Attendant Booth located in the lot directly behind the building on the east side of West 26th Street. Visitors are to inform the attendant that they are visiting the ADAMHS Board and will be directed to available parking spaces.



Questions?

Please contact K. Betts at OhioMHAS. (reservations@mha.ohio.gov or 614-466-9955)

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2012 West 25th Street, 6th Floor

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Cleveland, OH 44113

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