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Mental Illness: The Family Perspective (Columbus 3/21/2018)

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State Library of Ohio

274 East 1st Avenue

Conference Room D

Columbus, OH 43201

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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

Continuing Education Units (CEUs): 5.5 hours for SW, Counselors, RN and LPN.
Certificate of Attendance: Adult Care Facility Operators, Owners and Staff will receive 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 (6 hours of mental health training ACF Operators, Owneeers and Staff; 5.5 hours CEU for SW, Counselors, RN and LPN). No adjusted/partial continuing education credit hours will be given for this training.

Date/Time: March 21, 2018 from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM EST

Registration starts at 8:30 AM.

Conference Room: Conference Room D

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: March 18, 2018 (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: There is no charge for parking.


Questions?

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

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274 East 1st Avenue

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Columbus, OH 43201

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