WEB052417 - Diagnosis Unknown: A Layman’s Guide to Mental and Emotional Disorders
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The prevalence of mental and emotional disorders has steadily increased over the last three decades. As a result, it is common for service coordinator professionals to work with individuals who have a mental or emotional disorder. This webinar is 2 - 3:30 ET (Eastern Time).

5/24/2017
When: Wednesday, May 24, 2017
2:00 - 3:30 PM (EDT)
Where: Online
United States
Contact: Ikea Haralson
(614) 848-5958


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Webinar Registration by May 22, 2017: Members $55; Non-members $85 - 1.5 training contact hours

This webinar is 2 - 3:30 ET (Eastern Time).

The prevalence of mental and emotional disorders has steadily increased over the last three decades. As a result, it is common for service coordinator professionals to work with individuals who have a mental or emotional disorder. Consequently, it has become a necessity for service coordinators and mental health professionals to work collaboratively. This webinar will provide participants with an overview of mental and emotional disorders as classified in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental and Emotional Disorders (DSM-IV TR). In addition, participants will gain a basic understanding of the evidenced-based treatment practices for specific disorders.

Who Should Attend: Service Coordinators (Elderly and Family), Social Workers, Property Management Staff

Learning Objectives

1.      Participants will gain a greater awareness of the characteristics and symptoms associated with specific mental and emotional disorders 

2.      Participants will be offered additional information to empower appropriate advocacy for individuals with mental illness.

3.      Participants will be exposed to the impact that mental illness can have on individuals and families.

 

About the Presenter

Dr. Brian L. Bethel is a Professional Clinical Counselor-Supervisor (PCC-S), a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC III), and a Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor (RPT-S) with specialized training in counseling children, adolescents, and families. Brian earned his PhD. In Counselor Education and Supervision from Ohio University.  In addition, Brian completed dual Masters degree in Clinical Counseling and Rehabilitation counseling with Ohio University.  With over twenty years of experience, Brian brings a diversity of clinical strengths to his counseling practice.  He has dedicated much of his professional career to working with individuals impacted by trauma. In addition to his counseling practices, Brian also serves as an independent trainer and consultant. He has provided consultation services to various schools, social services agencies, court systems, and foster care agencies. Brian serves as an independent trainer and consultant with the Ohio Child Welfare Program where he was recognized for his training excellence as a recipient of the “Rising Star” award in 2007.  Brian also provides on-going educational trainings with Health Education Inc.

This webinar meets the following HUD Service Coordinator Training Requirements Area(s): 

Optional Area:Mental Health Issues