Psychiatry Update Series: Public Mental Health Care - Models, Choices & Opportunities (RP1405B)
This course will increase participants’ knowledge of the various current models of public mental health care, how these systems are designed, models of integrated care, and the costs and benefits of creating an open access system for mental health care.
This course is designed for psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, LPCs, social workers, residents, fellows, students, and other mental health professionals and members of the community interested in learning about current models of public mental health care.
1. Outline various current models of public mental health care and how these systems are designed.
2. Define the desired outcomes of a public mental health system, and the challenges of measuring those outcomes.
3. Describe different ways integrated systems that address medical, mental health and addiction issues, can be created.
4. Be able to examine some of the costs and benefits of creating an open access system for mental health care.
Adam Brenner, MD - Associate Professor and Distinguished Teaching Professor at UT Southwestern, and Director of Residency Training and Vice Chair for Education in the Department of Psychiatry
Laura Howe-Martin, PhD – Assistant Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center, and Associate Director of Continuing Education in the Department of Psychiatry
- 6.25 AMA
- 6.25 Attendance