Mental Illness

Mental Illness 

This course teaches the learner how to provide caregiving services to individuals with mental illnesses.

$20.00

Hours: 1.00
REL-PAC-0-MI

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (3 Match)

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Division of Facility Services

1.0 HOURS


This course is approved by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Division of Facility Services - Group Care Licensure Section (NC-DHHS)
Program Sponsor ID #032316; Approval # . This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Florida Board of Nursing - Certified Nursing Assistants

1.0 HOURS


This is not an accredited course for professional license renewal. Florida CNAs may use this inservice toward meeting their annual inservice requirement.This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (ALL Direct Care Workers)

1.0 HOURS


Relias Learning, LLC is approved as a Curriculum Developer by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours for all WA State Direct Care Workers. Training Provider Code: WA0624. CE Approval Code: CO1933628

Course Details

Course Code: REL-PAC-0-MI
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 12/31/2020
Learning Objectives:
Know how to effectively work with mentally ill clients. Understand the possible causes of mental illness.
Have an awareness of some different types of mental illness.
Gain some helpful tools for working with mentally ill clients.

Outline:

Define Mental Illness



Defense Mechanism and Coping



Acting like a ‘child’



Avoidance or denial



Transference



Compensation



Extreme use of defense mechanisms



Define mental health



Define severe mental illness



Possible causes of mental illness



Physical factors



Brain injury



Body chemistry



Environment Heredity



Abnormal stress



Mild vs. Severe Mental Illness



Causes & Development of Mental Illness: Physical, Environmental, Abnormal Stress, Psychological Trauma



Families and Individuals



Types of Mental Illness



Care of the Mentally Ill



Observation and Reporting



Safety



Role of the Care Worker



 


Instructor: Sharon K. Brothers, MSW
Sharon Brothers, MSW, has an advanced degree in social work and over 30 years' experience as an owner, operator and educator in senior care. She has been a developer, owner and operator of dementia care assisted living communities and has deep expertise as an educator for all levels of staff within the care profession. Sharon is currently the founder and CEO of the Institute for Professional Care Education and is a national speaker and advocate for quality education within senior care. Disclosure: Sharon K. Brothers, MSW has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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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
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