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Serious Mental Illness and COVID-19: Tailoring ACT Teams, Group Homes, and Supportive Housing

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  • On Demand


Release Date: 4/15/2020

Expiration Date: 5/31/2020

  • Participation: 1

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Overview

Many individuals living with serious mental illness have frequent interaction with mental health providers and the healthcare system. With the stay-at-home orders and the requirement of social distancing that come with the COVID-19 pandemic, adaptation of usual treatment practices is needed to maintain engagement and continuity of care. This free townhall presentation brings together a panel of experts in SMI to highlight and answer questions about arising best practices being implemented by Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) teams, and supporting those in supportive housing or group homes.

Pricing

FREE - $0

Funding for this initiative was made possible (in part) by Grant No. 1H79SM080818-01 from SAMHSA. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government. 

Target Audience

Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Nurses/Nurse Practitioners, Counselors, Peer Support/Peer Specialists

Estimated Duration

Estimated Duration: 1.0 hour 
Program Start Date: April 15, 2020 
Program End Date: May 31, 2020

Continuing Education Credit

This webinar has NOT been designated for continuing education credit. Only a non-credit certificate of participation will be awarded. 

Individuals who wish to claim a certificate of participation must view the presentation recording and complete an evaluation. 

Faculty and Planner Disclosures

Panelists

  • Adina Bridges, LCSW, Director of South Florida Practices, Centerstone
  • Kurt Cousins, MD, Affiliate Faculty, Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas at Austin
  • Helle Thorning, PhD, MS, LCSW-R, Clinical Professor, Columbia University

Planners

  • Tristan Gorrindo, MD, Director of Education, American Psychiatric Association
  • Amy Cohen, PhD, Associate Director, SMI Adviser, American Psychiatric Association
  • Benjamin Druss, MD, MPH, Professor of Health Policy and Management, Emory University
  • Robert Cotes, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine
  • Patrick Hendry, Vice President of Peer Advocacy, Supports and Services, Mental Health America 
  • Donna Rolin, PhD, APRN, Clinical Associate Professor, University of Texas at Austin

Accessibility for Participants with Disabilities

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Hardware/Software Requirements

This internet-based CME activity is best experienced using Internet Explorer 8+, Mozilla Firefox 3+, Safari 4+. This website requires that JavaScript and session cookies be enabled. Certain activities may require additional software to view multimedia, presentation, or printable versions of the content. These activities will be marked as such and will provide links to the required software. That software may be: Adobe Flash, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Windows Media Player.

Optimal System Configuration

  • Browser: Firefox (latest version), Internet Explorer 8.0+, Safari 7.0+, Microsoft Edge (latest version) or Google Chrome (latest version)
  • Operating System: Windows XP+ or Mac OS X 10.4+
  • Flash Player: Adobe Flash Player 10.3+ 
  • Internet Connection: 1 Mbps or higher

Minimum Requirements

  • Windows PC: 500-MHz Pentium II; Windows XP or higher; 128 MB RAM; Video Card at least 64MB of video memory; Macromedia Flash Player 10.3 or higher; Sound Card at least 16-bit; audio playback with speakers for programs with video content
  • Macintosh:Mac OS X 10.4+ or higher with latest updates installed; 1.83MHz Intel Core Duo or faster; RAM: 128MB or more; Video Card: at least 64MB of video memory; Sound Card: at least 16-bit; audio playback with speakers for programs with video content

For assistance: Contact educme@psych.org for questions about this course | Contact SMIadviserHelp@psych.org for technical assistance

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