DSHS – Mental Health, Level 1: Capable Caregiving for Mental Wellness [LTC-20190206]
Max Contact Hours Awarded: 8.0
Max Pharmacotherapeutic Hours Awarded: 0
Discover how different types of mental health issues affect the elderly and others in the long-term care population. You will learn about compassionate, trauma informed care, suicide prevention, respectful communication, and creative approaches to managing challenging behaviors. You will be required to pass a written examination.
This program meets the 2018 Washington State DSHS-approved mandatory “Mental Health Specialty Training” requirement for your caregiving Health Services/ Nursing staff members.
February 6, 2019
8:00 am – 5:30 pm
Location: Acute Care Education , Vancouver, WA
Who Should Attend?
All Health Services/ Nursing caregiving staff (RN, LPN, Med Aides, Caregivers, CNA, HCA, NAR and others) in long term care settings.
- Introduction to Mental Disorders
- Compassionate and Trauma Informed Care
- Getting Help, Self Care & Suicide Prevention
- Communication Dynamics & Boundaries
- Creative Approaches to Challenging Behaviors
- Crisis Management
If you are an employer who needs to register more than one employee for this program, please fill out our group registration form.
Registration includes: Attendance at program, program handout, coffee, tea, water, continental breakfast, and snacks. Wi-fi is available in the conference center.
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