Psychosocial Interventions for Older Adults with SMI (NA2375)

Author(s): US Dept of Health & Human Services

Pre-Approved for: ACM, CA BRN, CCAPP, CCM, CDMS, CE Broker Provider, CLCP, COHN/COHN-S, CRCC, CVE, CVRP, Delaware BON, FCB, MCBAP-Related, MSCC, NAADAC, RNs

Credit Hours: 5

CCM Credit Hours: 2.5

CDMS Credit Hours: 2.5

Course Format

This course is online. All course material is available online and is accessible immediately after purchase from your account homepage. Certificate of Completion is available immediately upon passing the exam.

Course Overview

This course is the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Psychosocial Interventions for Older Adults with Serious Mental Illness.

This course is part of the Evidence-Based Resource Guide Series to provide strategies for interdisciplinary care teams, clinicians, behavioral health organizations, and policymakers supporting the implementation of evidence-based interventions for adults with serious mental illness.

Course Objectives

  1. Maximize knowledge of research literature on practices, programs, policies, and services that improve health outcomes for older adults experiencing SMI.

  2. Identify factors such as increasing patient treatment engagement to provide coordinated, person-centered, and recovery-oriented services.

  3. Educate healthcare professionals about evidence-based resources and recommendations for implementing interventions for older adults with SMI.

  4. Adopt an individualized facility strategy to assess older patient populations for person-centered care intervention strategies.

  5. Monitor patient progress and adapt intervention or care strategies as needed for better health outcomes.

Course Outline

  1. Abstract

  2. Forward
    Evidence-Based Resource Guide Series Overview

  3. Content of the Guide:
    Chapter 1. Issue Brief
    Chapter 2. What Research Tells Us
    Chapter 3. Guidance for Selecting and Implementing Evidence-Based Programs
    Chapter 4. Examples of Programs for Older Adults experiencing SMI
    Chapter 5. Resources for Evaluation and Quality Improvement

  4. References

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