UW School of Nursing

January 25, 2024

Behavioral Health Series 2024 | Sessions 1

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FORMAT: Online Webinar
DATE: Session 1, May 30, 2024 

This will be a 2-part mini-series, 4 hours each session.

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Course Description 

Do you feel ill-equipped to handle the realities of long-term patient cases? Eager to develop confidence in leading a behavioral health group therapy? Unsure how to fully support LGBTQ and adolescent behavioral health needs? What cultural considerations need to be included when caring for native American health? Do you feel confident advocating for your mental health at work? The seminar hopes to discuss professional practice gaps and increase knowledge of behavioral health practice to improve patient safety and patient outcomes.

Target Audience

All registered nurses, graduate nurses, mental health workers, and other healthcare professionals working in a behavioral healthcare setting.

Learning Outcomes 

  1. Demonstrate an increase in knowledge in current behavioral health practices.
  2. Apply evidence-based behavioral health practices to improve safe patient care and quality outcomes.

Program Schedule

Behavioral Health Series 2024 | Session 1

ZOOM – May 30th, 2024 
Time  Topics  Speaker(s)  
8:00 – 9:00 AM Cultural Consideration in Working with Native Americans   Danica Love Brown, MSW, PhD 
9:10 - 10:10 AM Complicated Discharges Associated with Challenging Behavioral Health Issues  Alysha Thompson, PhD 

Kashi Arora, MPH  

10:20 – 11:20 AM Language and Stigma in Mental Health Rhiann McDonald, BSN, RN, PMH-BC  
11:30 – 12:30 PM Integrated Behavioral Health Programs in Pediatric Primary Care Sophie King, MHA, Laura Morano, RN, BSN, PHN
4 CE    

The schedule may change.