Due to the home and community-based location of their work, community support staff and other in-home care providers have unique challenges in maintaining appropriate clinical boundaries with their clients. In this training, Jan Heumann explores numerous potential pitfalls that can en- snare well-meaning professionals. The Code of Ethics for Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioners is used to demonstrate how an ethics code can be beneficial in guiding practice.
Presenter: Jan Heumann, MA Jan Heumann holds a Bachelors degree in Recreational Therapy and Masters degree in Counseling Psychology. As a 28-year veteran in mental health, her experience includes work as a Recreational Therapist, a Psychosocial Rehabilitation Program Supervisor, Community Support Supervisor, Program Director at a Community Mental Health Center, and Training Director for a state-wide University of Missouri Extension project. She is currently the Clinical Director for New Horizons Community Support Services in Columbia, a position she has held for ten years.
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.
In this presentation on Multicultural Competence, Dr. Vetta Thompson discusses various concepts such as multicultural awareness and competence, diversity, acculturation and assimilation relative to the assessment and delivery of services to mental health clients.