Adults and Mental Health – Providing Services
This course is an overview of service delivery methods for Adults in Mental Health. The article reviews the key areas of mental health service delivery most widely utilized. Written by experts in the field, the article covers professional services as well as self-help and advocacy programs. Finally, it identifies trends and empirical evidence regarding these delivery methods. This allows the practitioner to identify the best service delivery methods for their clients. This course is based on a portion of chapter four of a publication by the Surgeon General’s office entitled; Mental Health: A report by the Surgeon General. The report is also on the SAMSHA website. Mental Health: A Report of the Surgeon General.
This publication provides excellent information for the mental health professional, especially for those clinicians who work with adults and provides the practitioner with a great deal of much needed information. The course is targeted for beginning and intermediate practitioners.
Psychologists, social workers, mental health counselors, and marriage and family therapists can benefit from this course on service delivery for adults. This course may also be helpful for dieticians and nutritionists who work with psychiatric populations. This course is appropriate for beginning, intermediate and advanced level practitioners who wish to develop additional knowledge in the area of service delivery and adults.
Author: Surgeon General
Learning Objectives: This course will provide the practitioner with an overview of service delivery for adults. Specifically, a professional will:
· Identify several methods of delivering mental health services to adults in need.
· Describe self-help and advocacy programs for adults in need of mental health services.
· Recognize some of the social issues regarding adults in need of mental health services.
Citation: Surgeon General. Mental Health: A Report of the Surgeon General. Chapter 4 Adults and Mental Health. Bethesda (MD): US Department of Health and Human Services. Reviewed by TM DiDona, PhD 2018 and found to be current. For a full list of current references, please Click Here
This Ce-Classes.com course is approved for CE credit by:
- This course is NOT available for NBCC credit.
- Staff Training
- Employees Only: This course is approved for employee training. However, this course does not provide CE credit for licensed or certified professionals.
This course is Non Interactive .