Mr. Bahr, founder of the St. Louis OCD Support group discusses his process of identifying and utilizing a system of support for his son who was diagnosed at an early age with OCD. This process involved educating himself and his family, educating the public, and guiding families and clients to seek information, and treatment resources within their communities.
Presenter: Bernie Bahr Bernie Bahr is the father of a son diagnosed with OCD in 1979, Mr. Bahr, along with his wife began educating themselves on OCD from 1979-1990. In 1990 attended the National OCD meetings, Mr. Bahr and his wife started the St. Louis OCD support group in 1990. They are still very much involved in this effort.
The University of Missouri, Missouri Institute of Mental Health will be responsible for this program and will maintain a record of your continuing education credits earned. MIMH will award 1 clock hour or 1.2 contact hours (.1 CEU) for this program. MIMH credit will fulfill Clinical Social Work and Psychologist licensure requirements in the State of Missouri. Attendees with licensure from other states are responsible for seeking appropriate continuing education credit, from their respective boards for completing this program.
This module will talk about early mental health care centers in the state of Missouri including State Hospital Number One in Fulton, the St. Louis County Insane Asylum, and the Saint Louis Hospital for Social Evils. The history of these hospitals, the treatments offered patients, and the management of people with mental illness as affected by social and medical movements form the core of this presentation.
Medication non-adherence causes significant strain on the American healthcare system, yet many healthcare providers are unaware of its scope and repercussions. This program will provide facts about non-adherence and information about ways to decrease its occurrence.
Consumers with mental illness are at an increased risk of developing Diabetes. In this training, Dr. Casey Williams will discuss ways to screen for Diabetes, potential complications of the disease, and special considerations for treating clients with Diabetes.