Health Services Advisory Group (HSAG) invites you to Continue the Behavioral Health Educational Journey in 2018 and 2019!
Health Services Advisory Group (HSAG) is pleased to announce the continuation of the Behavioral Health Educational Webinar Series. These sessions will continue to help clarify the often confusing and sometimes foreign world of behavioral health. The target audience is anyone who wants to better understand and navigate behavioral health: community leaders, healthcare providers, faith-based organizations, first responders, family members, caregivers, patients, and more.
When recordings of these webinars become available, they will be posted here.
Friday, May 10, 2019 | 9–10 a.m. PT
Regardless of the patient’s diagnosis and the caregiver’s devotion, caregiving takes an emotional and physical toll without vigilance and support.
"Learn how to protect yourself and others from burnout and help loved ones stay at home as long as possible."
Friday, November 9, 2018 | 9–10 a.m.
Insufficient resources often lead to crisis and inpatient admission, yet approval for and maintenance of these benefits is confusing and overwhelming.
"How Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) are alike and different; application, approval, and denial processes and tips."
Friday, August 10, 2018 | 9–10 a.m.
Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) conjures up frightening and very outdated images. ECT is used to augment counseling and medication with some of the most resistant and potentially disabling symptoms.
"Learn what ECT looks like today, what diagnoses it is used for, and outcomes."
Friday, May 11, 2018 | 9–10 a.m.
It’s not like the movies.
"Positive and negative misperceptions about inpatient psychiatric treatment; observe several different inpatient settings and learn what typical treatment plans look like."
Friday, February 9, 2018 | 9–10 a.m.
Decision-making authority impacts admission, discharge, and post-discharge processes.
"Understand legally defined relationships such as guardianship, powers of attorney, and other advance directives to help improve patient outcomes with less stress and delay."
Friday, September 8, 2017 | 9–10 a.m.
“It is sometimes possible to help someone who refuses treatment?”
Understanding court-ordered evaluation and treatment processes and limitations.
Friday, July 14, 2017 | 9–10 a.m.
“Where do I find the most reliable referral information?”
Demonstration of finding and using resource guides online and language use for increased success.
- Physician Office Resources
Inpatient Psychiatric Facility Resources
- Quarter 2, 2019: Finding a Better Balance: Mindfulness Practices for Caregivers
- Quarter 1, 2019: Dementia in More Detail
- Quarter 4, 2018: SSI/SSDI: Similar but Very Different
- Quarter 3, 2018: Changing the Stigma and Images of ECT
- Quarter 2, 2018: Inpatient Psychiatric Treatment: A Preview
- Quarter 1, 2018: Relationship Alphabet Soup
- Session 6: Medication and Medical Issues
- Session 5: Voluntary vs. Involuntary Evaluation and Treatment
- Session 4: Community and Behavioral Health Resources
- Session 3: De-escalation Techniques
- Session 2: Understanding Common Disorders
- Session 1: Behavioral Health Basics