Dr. Kisthardt highlights key concepts that serve to guide and direct strengths‐based, person- centered case management. These include the promotion of normal interdependence, citizenship, partnership, mutual expectations, reciprocity, collaboration and shareddecision making. He will also share alternative concepts for the traditional understanding of “motivation”, “problem”, and “change.” Through this training, Dr. Kisthardt hopes that you will gain a deeper understanding of the key concepts related to the purpose of helping in strengths‐based case management, and learn the particulars of the Strengths Assessment and how to effectively utilize it in your work with people.
Presenter: Walter Kisthardt, PhD Walter Kisthardt, PhD has been involved in the research, dissemination and training of the Strengths Model of Case Management for over 25 years. He has worked with state policy makers and direct service providers in 43 states, in England, and New Zealand.Dr. Kisthardt has provided training and technical assistance in Missouri with several mental health programs and provided statewide training in Missouri’s Futures program. He has also consulted with the Division of Children’s Services in Jackson County, and has provided training, technical assistance, and researched the impact of strength-based case management with the homeless in the greater Kansas City area. Currently, he is providing training for substance abuse counselors, mental health therapists, case managers, and community corrections officers in Kansas who work with people who struggle with co-occurring disorders. Dr. Kisthardt is a Chair and BSW Program Director at Park University.
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.
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