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On-Demand CEs | Whole Person Advocacy: Integrating Mental Health

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HealthAdvocateX (formerly WASHAA) 8th Annual Meeting (2020)

Whole Person Advocacy: Integrating Mental Health

The Dynamic Field of Health Advocacy (1 CE )

The field of health advocacy is a growing field, with many national organizations to help patients and advocates navigate care. In this session, Robin Shapiro will help review the major national organizations and how each can help individuals and advocates support patient navigation and care. There will be a discussion about how health advocacy can help diverse patient populations. Identification of national organization, credentialing, and efforts to grow the field will also be addressed.

  • Supports BCPA Competencies: 3A, 3F, 3I

Addiction: The Hidden Prevalence and Practical Tips for Change (1 Ethics CE)

In this presentation you will learn about the prevalence of addiction, understand addiction as a disease and not a lack of willpower. Debbie will discuss how to talk with someone you care about regarding addiction and the impact on whole person health (medical, mental health and spiritual health). Debbie will discuss treatment options and an integrated model of care being utilized by the Walker Center in rural Idaho.

Supports BCPA Competencies:

  • Domain 5 Medical Knowledge and the Healthcare System
  • Domain 6 Professionalism, Professional Development, and Practice
  • Ethical Standard 8

When the Diagnosis is Dementia: Understanding and Action (1 CE)

Signs of dementia’s onset typically begin several years prior to diagnosis; often creating frazzled nerves and strained relationships long before understanding of why. We will share some key aspects of the brain changes occurring for the Person Living with Dementia (PLwD) and how these show up in personality and behavioral changes. And then, how that knowledge can support more ease in daily activities, as well as retained intimacy and connection between all involved.

Supports BCPA Competencies:

  • Domain 5 Medical Knowledge and the Healthcare System
  • Domain 6 Professionalism, Professional Development, and Practice

Food and Mood: Scientific Strategies and Clinical Applications (1 CE)

Your brain is the center of your nervous system, maintaining control over other organs in your body, regulating sensory information and muscle activity. When brain health is impaired, you can experience mood imbalances including depression and anxiety. This presentation will describe the various impacts that food choices can have on the brain and practical strategies to overcome cravings and emotional eating. Participants will learn how to use nutrition and lifestyle choices to bolster brain health.

Supports BCPA Competencies:

  • Domain 5 Medical Knowledge and the Healthcare System
  • Domain 6 Professionalism, Professional Development, and Practice

Mind-Body Approaches to Mental Health (1 CE)

Pandemics, social injustice, online schooling and meetings, wildfires… How do we take care of ourselves to sustainably be of service to others? Caregivers experience some of the highest levels of inflammatory cytokines, which will result in symptoms and decreases quality of care. Dr. Brad will explore the importance of self-regulation and share simple skills that can be done anywhere, and taught to anyone, to settle the nervous system and restore some semblance of balance.

Supports BCPA Competencies:

  • Domain 3 Communication and Interpersonal Relationships
  • Domain 5 Medical Knowledge and the Healthcare System
  • Domain 6 Professionalism, Professional Development, and Practice

How Nature Heals (1 CE)

Nature-based therapies have gained significant momentum in recent decades. From horticultural therapy to forest bathing, these therapies help to improve memory, reduce depression, improve recovery, and aid in pain management. In addition to the non-pharmacological benefits, nature therapy rejuvenates the spirit and provides a renewed sense of purpose. Participants will hear about evidence-based studies that support the use of nature therapies and demonstrate simple techniques that positively impact the quality of life in healthcare.

Supports BCPA Competencies:

  • Domain 5 Medical Knowledge and the Healthcare System
  • Domain 6 Professionalism, Professional Development, and Practice

Trauma-Informed Care (1 CE)

This brief workshop will provide an overview of trauma and trauma symptomology. We will then take a deep dive into recognizing trauma, identifying practices and processes that may be traumatizing or retraumatizing, and approaching our work as trauma informed providers. Participants will learn what is needed to implement a trauma-informed care approach, creating an environment wherein both patients and providers work together from a strength-based and wellness framework to ensure improved health outcomes and wellbeing.

Supports BCPA Competency or Ethical Standard:

  • Domain 3 Communication and Interpersonal Relationships
  • Domain 5 Medical Knowledge and the Healthcare System
  • Domain 6 Professionalism, Professional Development, and Practice

Integrating Mental Health into Primary Care: Research and Reality (1 CE)

Behavioral health problems such as depression, anxiety and substance use disorders are among the most common and disabling health conditions worldwide. Fortunately, there are effective, evidence-based integrated care approaches, such as Collaborative Care, that deliver mental health care in primary care settings. This presentation will review the core principles of evidence-based integrated care and how this approach is an important part of the solution for increased mental health care access.

Supports BCPA Competency or Ethical Standard:

  • Domain 5 Medical Knowledge and the Healthcare System
  • Domain 6 Professionalism, Professional Development, and Practice

Integrating Mental Health: System Barriers & Solutions (1 CE)

The presentation will describe efforts to support behavioral health and physical health integration at a system level. The presentation will provide an overview of the system changes required to support whole person care in medical and behavioral health settings, including identifying barriers and strategies to advance integration goals. It will include key takeaways for advocates.

Supports BCPA Competency or Ethical Standard:

  • Domain 5 Medical Knowledge and the Healthcare System
  • Domain 6 Professionalism, Professional Development, and Practice

Tools for Health, Wellbeing, and Resilience: Before, During, and After COVID-19 (1 CE)

Join Banister Advisors for an informative review of the cognitive, emotional, and behavioral responses that that individuals and groups experience during a crisis. This one-hour course explores how humans are hard-wired to manage stressful situations and how the mind-body connection manifests through emotional distress and behavioral challenges. Participants will also deepen their understanding of how self-awareness, curiosity, routine, and opportunity can help people build resilience during uncertain times.

Supports BCPA Competency or Ethical Standard:

  • Domain 5 Medical Knowledge and the Healthcare System
  • Domain 6 Professionalism, Professional Development, and Practice

CEU Information:

Board Certified Patient Advocates (BCPA):

This session is available for BCPA CEs (10 CEs). Your purchase includes access to the event recordings that originally took place on November 5-6, 2020. It also includes materials related to the presentation (slides, Q&A, etc.).

In order to receive your BCPA 10.0 CE credits as per PACB requirements, you must complete a post-assessment for each session. Instructions for how to access the recording and assessment will be provided via email after completing registration. Certificates will be mailed electronically within 5-7 business days.

Approval Statement: WASHAA/HealthAdvocateX Annual Conference, “Whole Person Advocacy: Integrating Mental Health” is approved for 10 General and 1 Ethics CE (for the live program) and 9 General and 1 Ethics for the on-demand version of the program. These CEs satisfy the requirements for Board Certified Patient Advocates (BCPA).

This on-demand Continuing Education course is a recording from the HealthAdvocateX (formerly WASHAA) 8th Annual Meeting - Whole Person Advocacy: Integrating Mental Health, which took place on November 5-6, 2020. This on-demand recording will expire on November 4, 2022.

If you have any questions, please email info@healthadvocatex.org

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HealthAdvocateX is a national organization committed to helping people transform into active participants in their care. We do this by educating, connecting and inspiring people to include advocacy into all aspects of health and healthcare. Visit www.HealthAdvocateX.org for more information.

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