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The results are in!
The APNA Education Council completed a survey of the membership, where each person indicated his/her level of interest in a variety of topics for future APNA continuing education programs. 751 people responded. Here are the results:
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Education Council Members
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Find information about programs and initiatives associated with advancing recovery concepts and practices. Programs such as:
SAMHSA Recovery to Practice Initiative
Resource Center to Promote Acceptance, Dignity and Social Inclusion Associated with Mental Health
SAMHSA Center for Mental Health Services
The Annapolis Coalition
Guides, Kits & Tools
Resources for implementing recovery-based best practices from organizations such as SAMHSA and the Annapolis Coalition. Resources include:
A guide to promoting quality improvement in behavioral health services
A kit for developing illness-management and recovery mental health programs
A tool for improving patient-provider communication
Reports that offer current resources, statistics and facts related to recovery and mental illness from such organizations as:
The Campaign for Mental Health Recovery
The Joint Commission
Upcoming Educational Opportunities
A listing of upcoming educational opportunities pertaining to recovery from organizations like:
SAMHSA Recovery to Practice Initiative
SAMHSA 10x10 Wellness Campaign
Recovery to Practice Archived Webinars
Free webinars offered by the SAMHSA Recovery to Practice Initiative.
The Integration of Mental Health Care into Primary Care and Specialty Health Care
Integration has arrived! Psychiatric Mental Health Nurses must be ready to plan and implement the integration of mental health care into primary and specialty healthcare and participate in these settings!
Why does the integration of mental health care into primary and specialty health care matter? Find out why and learn more by reading this introduction and FAQs prepared by the APNA Board of Directors.
Find the most recent information and resources pertinent to integrated physical and mental health care, such as upcoming educational events, reports, initiatives, and more.
A listing of websites that offer extensive content related to integrated physical and mental health care, such as:
University of Washington AIMS Center
Guides, Reports, and Tools
A variety of resources specifically for implementing an integrated care model, such as:
Various models of integrated care
Forms and patient tracking tools
Roadmaps and operational advice
Webinar presentations providing introductions to integrated care and information on related topics such as:
How to finance integrated health care
Person-centered health homes
Addressing substance use issues in primary care
Best Practice Approaches & Initiatives
Learn more about the various approaches to integrated care and initiatives that have been implemented throughout the country.
General Mental Health
General resources regarding child and adolescent mental health.
APNA Continuing Education
Webinars in the APNA eLearning Center that deal with child and adolescent mental health.
An assortment of materials, fact sheets, and guides for professionals and the public.
Free APNA continuing education currently available in the APNA eLearning Center:
Shaping the Future of Behavioral Health
SAMHSA Administrator Pamela S. Hyde, JD
Keynote presentation - 25th Annual Conference
1.0 Contact Hours
How to Decide on a PhD or DNP: How do Goals, Process and Outcomes Compare?
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.
National Institute on Drug Abuse
A part of the National Institutes of Health, NIDA's mission is to lead the Nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction.
Drug Abuse Warning Network – DAWN
Public health surveillance system that monitors drug-related visits to hospital emergency departments and drug-related deaths investigated by medical examiners and coroners.
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