BEHV001 - Introduction to Behavioral Health Services

$42.00
SKU
012-BEHV001

The purpose of this course is to provide education to home medical equipment (HME) employees who work with individuals with behavioral health disorders. Following this course, you will be able to identify the prevalence of mental health issues in the United States, define and possess knowledge of mental illness and substance-related and addictive disorders, and recognize various approaches to an individual’s care. This course will address the psychosocial needs of individuals with behavioral health issues and conclude which elements contribute to achieving the highest standard of care for such individuals.

 

Author: Leanne Anthon, MSN, RN

 

Description

The purpose of this course is to provide education to home medical equipment (HME) employees who work with individuals with behavioral health disorders. Following this course, you will be able to identify the prevalence of mental health issues in the United States, define and possess knowledge of mental illness and substance-related and addictive disorders, and recognize various approaches to an individual’s care. This course will address the psychosocial needs of individuals with behavioral health issues and conclude which elements contribute to achieving the highest standard of care for such individuals.

Objectives

Upon completion, learners will be able to:

 

  1. Identify prevalence of mental illness in the United States and be able to state the most common forms.
  2. Define the term mental illness and various conditions considered in this category.
  3. Identify symptoms often present in substance-related and addictive disorders.
  4. Discuss ways to best work with individuals with behavioral health disorders.
  5. Recognize the biological, psychological, spiritual, and social/behavioral aspects of trauma.

 

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