Product Detail

Emergency Mental Health: Assessment and Treatment
DVD Video
$199.99 USD
$119.99 USD
Product Details
Format:
DVD Video - 4+ hours   Instructions
Length:
5 hr 27 min
Details:
Multi-disc video recording with electronic manual and instructions
Author:
TIM WEBB, MA, ED, LPC
Publisher:
PESI Inc.
Copyright:
8/30/2011
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNV020183
Objectives
  1. Describe clinical strategies to assess and triage mental health emergencies
  2. Assess and intervene with suicidal, psychotic, and dangerous patients and clients in any setting
  3. Assess and intervene with clinical strategies when presented with patients and clients experiencing symptoms of substance withdrawal
  4. Understand when and how to involuntarily commit patients and clients
  5. Articulated ethical, legal, and liability issues, including duty to warn and your responsibilities as a clinician regarding EMTALA
  6. Discuss which instruments to use to assess for suicide, violence, sexual aggression, and substance withdrawal and how this informs the clincian's choice of treatment intervention
  7. Determine when to hospitalize patients and clients, and how to justify the appropriate level of care to insurers
  8. Develop effective safety plans and crisis interventions for suicidal and psychotic patients and clients
  9. Assess withdrawing patients, including use of the CAGE and CIWA in clinical treatment
  10. Recognize which psychotropic medications are often associated with which psychiatric diagnoses
  11. Examine legal and ethical implications of emergency mental health assessment and treatment
Outline
SUICIDE RISK ASSESSMENT AND INTERVENTION
  • Identify those patients most at risk
  • Unique differences in adolescent and geriatric suicides
  • Two questions the patient must answer
  • The two types of suicidal patients
  • Interview strategies and techniques
  • Which instruments to use for assessment
  • Develop clinically sound safety plans
  • When and how to manage the patient as an outpatient
  • When to hospitalize the patient
  • When and how to involuntarily commit the patient
  • The role of managed care and third party payers
HOMICIDE AND VIOLENCE RISK ASSSESSMENT AND INTERVENTION
  • Keeping yourself and others safe with the violent patient
  • Identify those patients most at risk
  • Differences in interviewing the violent and suicidal patient
  • Interview strategies and techniques for the violent patient
  • The two types of violence
  • Which instruments to use for assessment
  • Unique risk factors for school violence
  • Assessing the risk for workplace violence
  • When to hospitalize the patient
  • When and how to involuntarily commit the patient
  • The role of managed care and third party payers
MENTAL STATUS EXAMINATIONS
  • Elements of a mental status examination
  • Understand and identify psychotic symptoms
  • The role of medical conditions and substance use in the examination and disposition
  • Backtracking a diagnosis based on the patient’s medication list
  • Which medications are used for specific disorders
  • The role of “medical clearance,” laboratory studies, and medical conditions affecting disposition
  • Managing malingerers
HOW TO ASSESS THE CHEMICALLY DEPENDENT PATIENT
  • Which substances require detoxification
  • Medical vs. traditional vs. social vs. outpatient detox
  • Using the CAGE to assess for alcoholism
  • Using the CIWA to assess alcohol withdrawal
  • Medications and vitamins vital to safe detoxification
  • Assessing the withdrawing patient
  • Making a level of care recommendation for the substance-abusing patient
  • Integrate laboratory studies and medical histories into the assessment
  • The role of managed care and third party payers
APPRECIATE THE ETHICAL, LEGAL AND LIABILITY IMPLICATIONS OF MENTAL HEALTH EMERGENCIES
  • Ethical responsibilities
  • Appreciate the results of the Tarasoff court case, especially the duty to warn and protect
  • Understand when and how EMTALA applies
  • Learn whether to “contract for safety”
  • Understand reporting abuse and neglect
Author

TIM WEBB, MA, ED, LPC

Tim Webb, M.A. Ed., LPC, is the founder and CEO of The FOCUS Group, PLLC, a Clemmons, North Carolina based clinical training and consultation agency specializing in developing comprehensive programs for mental health crisis management. FOCUS Group helps systems ensure clinician safety, improve treatment of trauma and sexual aggression, performance enhancement and manage facility growth. His professional experiences include intake director and managing crisis services in the community, clinics and emergency rooms. As a clinical director, he has been responsible for program development, hiring/supervising clinicians and direct care staff, and all clinical operations for residential facilities. His unique combination of clinical and management experiences allow him to understand both the needs of administrative and front-line staff as he speaks to professionals in various settings.

In addition to holding Masters in Counseling from Wake Forest, Mr. Webb is a 2nd degree black belt in Mu Duk Kwan and an instructor in that martial art. He has provided clinical services in a number of jail settings and also has a background in firefighting. Mr. Webb’s unique combination of martial arts, teaching, emergency services and clinical experience have allowed him to develop the Stay Safe system of managing physically aggressive clients in a non-violent but safe and effective system.



Speaker Disclosures:

Speaker Disclosures: Financial: Tim Webb is the Founder/CEO and author for The FOCUS Group, PLLC. He has an employment relationship with Daymark Recovery Services. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Tim Webb has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
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**Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. 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 in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.


Addiction Counselors
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This self-study course has been approved by PESI, Inc., as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 5.0 CE in the Counseling Services skill group. NAADAC Provider #77553. PESI, Inc. is responsible for all aspects of their programming. Full attendance is required; no partial credit will be awarded for partial attendance.

California Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the CCAPP-EI, Provider #: OS-03-036-1019. This self-study activity meets the qualifications for 5.0 CEH's (continuing education hours).

Connecticut Addiction Counselors: Provider #120924. This course has been approved as a CCB approved training and has been awarded 5.25 hours by the Connecticut Certification Board.


Counselors
This intermediate self-study activity consists of 5.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.

South Carolina Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists: This program has been approved for 5.0 continuing education hours by the South Carolina Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Psycho-Educational Specialists. Provider #4540.

Texas Counselors: PESI, Inc. has been approved as a continuing education sponsor through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors. Provider #: 2477. This self-study course qualifies for 5.0 continuing education credits.

New York Counselors: PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Mental Health Counselors. #MHC-0033. This self-study activity will qualify for 6.5 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.


Marriage & Family Therapists
This self-study activity consists of 5.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from this self-study activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.

Texas Marriage & Family Therapists: PESI, Inc. has been approved as a continuing education sponsor through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists. Provider #: 503. This self-study activity qualifies for 5.0 continuing education credits.

Illinois Marriage & Family Therapists: PESI, Inc. has been approved as a provider of continuing education by the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. Provider #: 168-000156. Full attendance at this self-study activity qualifies for 5.0 credits.

New York Marriage & Family Therapists: PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists. #MFT-0024. This self-study activity will qualify for 6.5 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.


Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists
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California Nurses: PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #:17118 for 5.0 self-study contact hours.

You will need to provide your license number to PESI. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.

Florida Nurses:
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PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 5.0 self-study contact hours.

Iowa Nurses: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Nurses successfully completing these self-study materials will earn 5.4 self-study contact hours.

You will need to provide your license number to PESI. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


Psychologists
This self-study activity consists of 5.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline and the certificate of completion you receive from this self-study activity. Contact us for more information on your state board or organization specific filing requirements. American Psychological Association credits are not available.

Canadian Psychologists: PESI, Inc. is approved by the Canadian Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the program. This program is approved for 5.0 self-study continuing education hours. Full credit statement at: www.pesi.com/cpa-statement

Florida Board of Psychology:
Florida
PESI, Inc., is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Psychology. Provider Number 50-399. This product qualifies for 5.4 self-study continuing education credits. Please make sure to bring your license number to the seminar so that we can report your attendance to CE Brokers.


Social Workers
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PESI, Inc., #1062, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for this self-study course. ACE provider approval period: January 27, 2017 - January 27, 2020. Social Workers completing this course receive 5.25 Clinical Practice continuing education credits. Course Level: Intermediate. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to social workers who complete the program evaluation.

Colorado Social Workers: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Colorado Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers. Provider #1413. This course has been approved for 5.4 continuing education hours.

California Social Workers/ Counselors/Marriage & Family Therapists/Licensed Educational Psychologists: The California Board of Behavioral Sciences accepts CE programs that are approved by other approval agencies, including several that approve PESI and its programs. A full list of approval agencies accepted by the BBS can be found at www.bbs.ca.gov/licensees/cont_ed.html under “Where to find CE Courses.” This intermediate level activity consists of 5.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction.

Pennsylvania Social Workers/Counselors/Marriage & Family Therapists: This intermediate activity consists of 5.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please contact your licensing board to determine if they accept programs or providers approved by other national or state licensing boards. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to participants who are in full attendance and who complete the program evaluation. Full attendance is required, variable credits may not be awarded per the Pennsylvania State Board.

Florida Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists, and Mental Health Counselors:
Florida
PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Provider Number 50-399. This self-study course qualifies for 5.25 continuing education credits.

Illinois Social Workers: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Illinois, Department of Professional Regulation. License #: 159-000154. Successful completion of this self-study activity qualifies for 5.0 contact hours.

Kansas Social Workers: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board. Provider #14-006. This self-study course has been approved for 5.0 continuing education hours.

Minnesota Social Workers: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Minnesota, Board of Social Work. Provider #: CEP-140. This self-study course has been approved for 5.0 continuing education hours. A certificate will be issued upon successful completion of a post-test.

New York Social Workers: PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0008. This self-study activity will qualify for 6.5 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance. Expires: December 31, 2020.

Ohio Social Workers, Counselors, and Marriage & Family Therapists: PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. Provider approval #: RCST071001. Successful completion of this self-study course meets the qualifications for 5.25 clock hours of continuing education credit.


Other Professions
This self-study activity qualifies for 5.25 clock hours of instructional content as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Retain your certificate of completion and contact your board or organization for specific filing requirements.

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Audience
  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Nurses
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Psychologists
  • Case Managers
  • Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Physicians
  • Physician Assistants
  • School Nurses
Reviews

Very knowledgeable—great information, accurate and assistive for those in the crisis field regardless of their role. This has been the best training I have been to…great materials!
Gail Paice, Counselor from Rogers Counseling Center


Tim Webb is an excellent presenter—one of the best I have ever heard! His case examples were great and helpful. I learned a lot today and I plan to use what I've learned.
Renee Rostan, Social Worker, Morganton, NC


Tim was a dynamic, energetic and knowledgeable speaker with an excellent sense of humor. This seminar should be a requirement for all social workers.
Brenda Brewer, Social Worker, Baltimore, MD