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Community Inclusion as a Medical Necessity: Strategies for Psychologists

Virtual
1.25 CE Hour
Clinical
Free

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Location

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Description

This webinar will discuss community inclusion in terms of the opportunities that people with serious mental illnesses have to participate in the community, including work, school, dating, parenting, engagement in faith communities, leisure and recreation, volunteering, and friendships. Evidence indicating that inclusion is critical for physical, cognitive, and mental health and wellness will then be presented along with strategies that clinicians can use to promote inclusion.

Target Audience
  • Counselors
  • Substance Use Disorder Professionals
  • Psychologists
  • Social Workers
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists
Educational Goal

The educational goal of this workshop is to increase knowledge about opportunities and barriers for community inclusion for people with SMI.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Define community inclusion.

  • Describe three reasons why community inclusion is important.

  • Identify two barriers and two challenges faced by individuals with serious mental illnesses in accessing and participating fully in community activities and resources.

  • Identify three strategies clinicians can use to promote inclusion.

References
  • Nagata, S., McCormick, B., Brusilovskiy, E., Townley, G., & Salzer, M.S. (2023). Disparities in severe loneliness between adults with and without a serious mental illness. Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal, 46(4), 368-372. DOI: 10.1037/prj0000591

  • Nagata, S., McCormick, B., & Salzer, M.S. (2022). Community Participation as a Predictor of Depressive Symptoms Among Individuals with Serious Mental Illnesses. International Journal of Social Psychiatry, 68(8), 1689-1697. doi: 10.1177/00207640211052182

  • Salzer, M.S. (2021). Community Inclusion and Social Determinants: From Opportunity to Health. Psychiatric Services, 72(7), 836-839. doi.org/10.1176/appi.ps.202000394

Introductory
Clinical
Counselors

TPN.health has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7267. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. TPN.health is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

 

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LPCCs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LPCCs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

 

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0220.

Substance Use Disorder Professionals

This course has been approved by TPN.health, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #198061, TPN.health is responsible for all aspects of the programming. Counselor Skill Group: Legal, Ethical and Professional Development.

Psychologists

Pending approval.

Social Workers

TPN.health, #1766, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 03/31/2022 – 03/31/2025. Social workers completing this course receive 1.25 continuing education credits.

 

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LCSWs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

 

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0654.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

 

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists #MFT-0097.

CE Policy
This course is fiscally sponsored by APA Division 18: Psychologists in Public Service. There may be potential biases or conflicts of interest inherent to this relationship, and it must be disclosed to participants. These conflicts of interest have no bearing on the course content and have been resolved.
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Mark Salzer, PhD

Mark Salzer, PhD is a licensed psychologist and Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences in the College of Public Health at Temple University. He is also the Principal Investigator and Director of the Temple University Collaborative on Community Inclusion of Individuals with Psychiatric Disabilities, a Rehabilitation Research and Training Center that has been funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research since 2003.

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