Recovery of Persons with Severe and Persistent Mental Illness

Recovery of Persons with Severe and Persistent Mental Illness 

Adults who are recovering from severe persistent mental illness (SPMI) are engaged in a wide array of services within community mental health centers, community-based residential settings, rehabilitation programs, inpatient psychiatric units, and state hospitals. As a mental health service provider within the continuum of services, you are an important member of the team that partners with individuals to help them achieve their personal recovery goals. Your ability to work effectively with this unique population can be enhanced and strengthened by a foundational understanding of key information about SPMI. The main goal of this course is to help you understand the wide array of options available today to help individuals with SPMI recover and lead purposeful, rewarding lives within the community setting. You will learn about the etiology and challenges of SPMIs, the types of medications used to treat SPMIs, and community-based methods of supporting recovery. Using a blend of interactive exercises and detailed case vignettes to reinforce your learning, this training will help you understand and work more effectively with this population.

$19.95

Hours: 1.75
REL-HHS-0-RPSPMI

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (12 Match)

Association of Social Work Boards

1.75 HOURS


Relias, LLC, #1273, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Relias, LLC maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 2/10/2018-2/10/2021. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.

Course Delivery Format: Asynchronous Distance Learning-interaction includes quizzes with questions and answers, posttests. This module is Reading-Based.

Social workers participating in this course will receive 1.75 Clinical continuing education clock hours.

National Board for Certified Counselors

1.5 HOURS







Relias, LLC has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No.6110. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Relias , LLC is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. This activity is approved for 1.50 contact hours

Illinois Professional Counselor/Clinical Counselor

1.75 HOURS


This activity is approved for 1.75 contact hours.

Ohio Marriage and Family Therapist Board

1.75 HOURS


Provider # RTX050401
This activity is approved for 1.75 contact hours.

Ohio Professional Counselor Board

1.75 HOURS


Provider # RCX100502
This activity is approved for 1.75 contact hours.

Texas State Board of Professional Counselors

1.75 HOURS


This activity is approved for 1.75 contact hours.

Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists

1.75 HOURS


This activity is approved for 1.75 contact hours.

New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions, Division of Professional Licensing Services, Social Work Unit

1.75 HOURS


Relias, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0009.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of licensed master social work and licensed clinical social work in New York. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice for an LMSW and LCSW. A licensee who practices beyond the authorized scope of practice could be charged with unprofessional conduct under the Education Law and Regents Rules.

As a provider of online, asynchronous education, some courses offered by Relias Learning are considered “self-study” under section 74.10(c)(2)(ii)(b)(4) of the Commissioner’s Regulations. The regulations limit self-study activities taken from a provider approved by the Education Department to no more than 12 hours in the 36-month registration period or one-third of the hours in a registration period other than 36 months.

Social workers will receive 1.75 continuing education hours for participating in this course. This activity is approved for 1.75 contact hours.

Illinois, Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Marriage and Family Therapist Continuing Education Sponsor

1.75 HOURS


This activity is approved for 1.75 contact hours.

New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions, State Board for Mental Health Practitioners, Mental Health Counselors (MHC)

1.75 HOURS


Relias, LLC, is recognized by New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0011

As a provider of online, asynchronous education, some courses offered by Relias, LLC are considered "self-study". The regulations limit self-study activities taken from a provider approved by the Education Department to no more than 12 hours in the 36-month registration period or one-third of the hours in a registration period other than 36 months.

This activity is approved for 1.75 contact hours.

New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions, State Board for Mental Health Practitioners, Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT)

1.75 HOURS


Relias, LLC, is recognized by New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists. #MFT-0009

As a provider of online, asynchronous education, some courses offered by Relias are considered "self-study". The regulations limit self-study activities taken from a provider approved by the Education Department to no more than 12 hours in the 36-month registration period or one-third of the hours in a registration period other than 36 months.

This activity is approved for 1.75 contact hours.

National Academy of Certified Care Managers

1.75 HOURS



Relias,LLC is approved by the National Academy of Certified Care Managers (NACCM) as a continuing education provider, #18-502RA.

This activity approved for 1.75 CMC contact hours

Course Details

Course Code: REL-HHS-0-RPSPMI
Hours: 1.75
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 7/31/2020
Learning Objectives:
Explain the typical patterns of onset of SPMIs.
Identify three variables involved in the etiology of SPMIs.
Differentiate between the types of symptoms experienced in SPMIs.
Describe four community-based methods of supporting the recovery of persons with SPMIs.
List three types of medications used to treat SPMI.
Explain phases of illness and recovery and the supports needed at each level.

Outline:
Section 1: Introduction A. About This Course B. Learning Objectives Section 2: Onset and Etiology A. Dr. Samuda’s New Client B. What Disorders Does SPMI Include? C. Onset of Schizophrenia and Schizoaffective Disorder D. Onset of Bipolar Disorder and Severe Major Depressive Disorder E. Gradual Onset F. Acute Onset G. Relapsing-Remitting Illnesses H. Quick Check I. What Causes Schizophrenia and Schizoaffective Disorder? J. What Causes Bipolar Disorder? K. What Causes Severe Major Depressive Disorder? L. Remember Dr. Samuda? M. Section Summary Section 3: Types of Symptoms in Severe Persistent Mental Illness A. Diagnosing SPMI B. Schizophrenia C. Severe Major Depressive Disorder D. Bipolar and Related Disorders E. Schizoaffective Disorder F. Quick Check G. What Are Positive Symptoms? H. Hallucinations I. Delusions J. Thought Disorder K. Disorganized Behavior L. What Are Negative Symptoms? M. What Are Cognitive Symptoms? N. Mood Symptoms O. Mania P. Depression Q. Mood Swings R. Kurt’s Many Symptoms S. Section Summary Section 4: The Recovery Process A. What Is Recovery? B. Phases of Illness and Recovery C. Facilitating Recovery D. Interventions for the Early Prodromal Stage E. Can Severe Mental Illness Be Delayed or Prevented? F. Early Intervention Program Referral G. Effective Early Intervention H. Quick Check I. Interventions for the Acute Symptom and Residual Phases of Illness J. Assertive Community Treatment K. Cognitive Behavior Therapy L. Family Support Interventions M. Supported Employment N. Social Skills Training O. Integrated Substance Use Treatment P. Wellness Programs Q. Peer-Led Interventions R. Medications for Serious Persistent Mental Illnesses S. First-Generation Antipsychotic Medications T. Second-Generation Antipsychotic Medications U. Mood Stabilizers V. Antidepressant Medications W. How Can We Help Anita and Jerry? X. Section Summary Section 5: Conclusion A. Summary B. Course Contributors C. Resources D. References E. Congratulations!

Instructor: Patricia Scheifler, MSW, PIP
Patricia Scheifler, Director of Partnership for Recovery, is a psychiatric social worker with more than 30 years of psychiatric treatment experience. As a nationally recognized speaker, trainer, consultant, and author, Ms. Scheifler has devoted her entire professional career to providing, developing, and enhancing recovery-oriented services for people who have severe persistent mental illness. She has created many workbooks, workshops, books, e-learning courses, and training videos for mental health service providers. Disclosure: Patricia Scheifler, MSW, PIP has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Expert Reviewer: Daniel B. Singley, Ph.D.
With over 15 years of experience practicing and researching psychotherapy interventions, Dr. Singley specializes in the treatment of anxiety, stress, and depression using evidence-based therapy modalities including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), exposure therapy, as well as acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). He also specializes in men’s issues with a particular emphasis on parenthood. Dr. Singley attended the University of Virginia for undergraduate studies and earned his Ph.D. with a doctoral minor in Industrial/Organization Psychology from the nation’s top-ranked Counseling Psychology program at the University of Maryland. During his doctoral studies, he was highly involved in clinical research funded by the National Science Foundation. He completed a Clinical Internship at the University of California, San Diego followed by a clinical research Post-Doctoral Fellowship in the UCSD Department of Psychiatry and the La Jolla Veterans Administration Veterans Military Research Foundation. He currently serves as the Past Chair of the Board of the American Psychological Association’s Section on Positive Psychology and serves on the San Diego Psychological Association’s Board of Directors. He regularly presents at professional conferences both nationally and internationally, and has published his research in a variety of peer-reviewed publications. Disclosure: Daniel B. Singley, Ph.D. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Staff Writer: Monique Kahn, Psy.D.
Monique Kahn, Psy.D. received her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from Nova Southeastern University in Florida. She completed a pre-doctoral internship at Spokane Mental Health in Washington, which included specialty rotations in behavioral medicine and time-limited psychotherapies. She is licensed as a psychologist in Maine, where she was in private practice for 14 years, providing services to adult clients with varied presenting issues, but with particular emphasis on the treatment of anxiety disorders, the relationship between psychosocial stress and illness, insomnia, and coping with chronic illness. She has taught in the undergraduate psychology program at Husson University in Maine. In addition, she has worked as a content writer and psychology subject matter expert for several major educational publishing firms. She joined Relias as a clinical content writer and subject matter expert in 2016. Disclosure: Monique Kahn, Psy.D. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: entry level Professional Counselors; Social Workers; in the following settings: Health and Human Services.
Relias will be transparent in disclosing if any commercial support, sponsorship or co-providership is present prior to the learner completing the course.
Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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All courses offered by Relias, LLC are developed from a foundation of diversity, inclusiveness, and a multicultural perspective. Knowledge, values and awareness related to cultural competency are infused throughout the course content.
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All characteristics and organizations referenced in the following training are fictional. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
Accommodations
If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Customer Support here.