Mental Health, Level 1: Capable Caregiving for Mental Wellness

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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.

Who Should Attend?  All Health Services/ Nursing caregiving staff (RN, LPN, Med Aides, Caregivers, CNA, HCA, NAR and others) in long term care settings.

Program Outline

  • 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

Additional Information

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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If you are an employer who needs to register more than one employee for this program, please fill out our group registration form.

Employer Registration – Location: Vancouver, WA