Evidence-based Strategies for Addressing Burnout and Enhancing Well-being for Mental Health Providers
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On-Demand
Expires on Mar 01, 2025
Credit Offered
1 CME Credit
1 Psych CE Credit
1 SW CE Credit
1 COP Credit

Burnout has long been a concern in the mental health field where demands of the work often outpace available resources -- resulting in exhaustion, disengagement, and feelings of ineffectiveness. Although experienced at the level of the individual, burnout is fundamentally an organizational, if not cultural, condition. This presentation will present an overview of research on burnout and will point to strategies, based in theory and empirical evidence, that may be helpful in addressing burnout and enhancing well-being at work. 

Format

Recorded webinar, non-interactive, self-paced distance learning activity with post-test.

This presentation was recorded on February 25, 2022.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand key drivers of burnout and well-being at work, using two theoretical frameworks  
  • Identify strategies to reduce demands and increase resources 
  • Identify strategies to enrich the workplace culture 

Outline

  • What is burnout and why is it a problem? 
  • Causes and major cultural factors of burnout 
  • Two theoretical frameworks of well-being at work 
  • Strategies to reduce burnout and enrich workplace culture  
  • Presenter Q&A 

Target Audience

Counselor, Nurse/Nurse Practitioner, Pharmacist, Psychiatrist, Physician (Non-psychiatrist), Physician Assistant, Psychologist, Social Worker, Peer Specialist/Peer Support 

Instructional Level

Introductory, Intermediate, Advanced

Estimate Time to Complete

Estimated Duration: 1.0 hour
Program Start Date: March 1, 2022
Program End Date: March 1, 2025

Ongoing Interdisciplinary Discussion Board 

After completing the course, engage with colleagues in the mental health field through SMI Adviser's Webinar Roundtable Topics discussion board. This is an easy way to network and share ideas with other clinicians who participate in this webinar. Access through the discussion tab.

How to Earn Credit

Participants who wish to earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, CE credit for psychologists, CE credit for social workers, or a certificate of participation may do so by viewing the live presentation and completing the evaluation. Participants claiming CE credit for psychologists and those claiming CE credit for Social workers, must have full attendance to claim credit. After evaluating the program, course participants will be provided with an opportunity to claim hours of participation and print an official CME certificate (physicians), CE certificate (psychologists), CE certificate (social workers) or certificate of participation (other disciplines) showing the event date and hours earned.  

Continuing Education Credit

Physicians

The American Psychiatric Association (APA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

The APA designates this live event for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Psychologists

The American Psychiatric Association is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. American Psychiatric Association maintains responsibility for this program and its content. 

Social Workers 

American Psychiatric Association, provider #1743, 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. American Psychiatric Association maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 05/18/2021 - 05/18/2024. Social workers completing this course receive 1.0 continuing education credits. 

Faculty and Planner Disclosures

The American Psychiatric Association adheres to the ACCME’s Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Medical Education. Any individuals in a position to control the content of a CME activity — including faculty, planners, reviewers or others — are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with ineligible entities (commercial interests). All relevant conflicts of interest have been mitigated prior to the commencement of the activity.

Instructor

  • Michelle P. Salyers, PhD is a Professor at the Department of Psychology at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). She earned her doctorate in Clinical Rehabilitation Psychology at IUPUI in 1998. She completed her clinical internship at Dartmouth Medical School and was a NASMHPD Research Institute post-doctoral fellow at the New Hampshire-Dartmouth Psychiatric Research Center. She is a mental health services researcher in the field of psychiatric rehabilitation, primarily focusing on implementing evidence-based practices.  She has several federally-funded research and implementation projects focusing on Assertive Community Treatment and Illness Management and Recovery. 

Planners

  • Teri Brister, PhD, LPC, National Alliance on Mental Illness. Dr. Brister has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.  
  • Amy Cohen, PhD, American Psychiatric Association. Dr. Cohen has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. 
  • John Torous, MD, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Dr. Torous has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. 
  • Sherin Khan, LCSW, Thresholds. Ms. Khan has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. 

Accessibility for Participants with Disabilities

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Technical Requirements

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Funding for SMI Adviser was made possible by Grant No. SM080818 from SAMHSA of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement by, SAMHSA/HHS or the U.S. Government.
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