Chronic Illness and Mental Health

Trainees will learn the following:

 Common mental health issues and identify their signs and symptoms

Complex relationship between mental health and chronic illness

The impact of mental health issues on a person with a chonic illness as well as learn how to support an individual with chronic illness and his/her caregivers/family members in meeting their mental health needs.

 

The intended training audience is social workers, case managers, other mental health and social service professionals, as well as medical support personnel such as community health workers.  As detailed psychopharmacology will not be discussed in this training, it is not intended for advanced medical professionals, such as physicians or registered nurses.

 

Cost for the training is $10.

CEUs are available for LMSW/LCSWs, LPCs, LMFTs and LCDCs for an additional $5. 

Payment is due on the day of the event by exact cash or check.

Registration will begin at 12:30 pm. 

Speaker Monica James. BS in Health Science, Candidate MBA in Healthcare Management, CHWI

When?

Tue, Aug. 18, 2015
1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
(GMT-0600) US/Central

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Where?

Mental Health America of Greater Houston
2211 Norfolk, Suite 810
Houston, Texas 77098
United States

MHA is located on the 8th floor of the Enterprise Bank building, 2211 Norfolk.  Visitor parking is available on the first floor of the parking garage and along Norfolk.  Please do not park in the post office parking lot across the street, as you may be towed.