UW School of Nursing

November 3, 2022

Behavioral Health Series 2023 | Session 2

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FORMAT: Online Webinar Series
DATE: March 10, 2023
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Healthcare professionals in all settings work regularly with patients living with mental health conditions. There is an unmet need for relevant training in behavioral health skills, at a time when these skills are more vital than ever. In these interactive live webinars, experts in behavioral health provide training in de-escalation, suicide prevention, ethical and cultural considerations in mental health, and other skills for use in both inpatient and outpatient settings.

Session 2

This is the second session of a 3-session Course.

These Behavioral Health Webinars are designed for healthcare workers in all settings who want to increase their skills in de-escalation, creating a safe environment, managing and recognizing common psychiatric diagnoses, and much more! This 2nd live webinar will take place on Friday, March 10th, and the last session of the series will be on May 12th.
Participants can sign up for any number of webinars to attend live, or register later to view recordings of each part of the series. These live webinars are designed to be interactive, integrating brief discussions, skills practice, and role-playing.

Target Audience

Nurses, nurse practitioners, and other healthcare professionals who work in hospitals, ambulatory settings, urgent care clinics, and other healthcare settings, with or without a specialty in behavioral health.

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify the impact of workplace violence (WPV). 
    2. Discuss the Paradigms of Reproductive Justice and Mental Health.   
    3. Discuss ways to work with psychiatric patients on involuntary holds. 
    4. Evaluate the concept on gender identity and culture affecting resilience. 

Program Schedule

Session 2 | March 10, 2023

8:00 am Welcome and Overview
8:15 am The Management of Psychiatric Patients on a Single-Bed Certification Karina Uldall, MD, MPH
9:25 am Workplace Violence Prevention Through Relationship-based Care Tricia Webb, MSN, RN, CNL
10:35 am The Role of Identity and Culture in Resilience Megan Kennedy, MA, LMHC
11:45 am Reproductive Justice Monica McLemore, PhD, RN, MPH, FAAN
12:45 pm Adjourn