DSW Candidate – Jessica Figueroa-Meme, LCSW-S, 1:00 PM – 2:15PM

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Virtual Showcase of DSW Scholars 2024 Event!

Mandatory Mental Health Screenings for Healthcare Providers: A Comprehensive Approach to Elevating Healthcare Ecosystems

DSW Candidate – Jessica Figueroa-Meme, LCSW-S

Monday, April 22, 2024

1:00 PM – 2:15 PM Eastern Time Zone

Credit Hours: 1.0


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Description

Mandatory Mental Health Screenings for Healthcare Providers: A Comprehensive Approach to Elevating Healthcare Ecosystems

This presentation underscores the critical need to prioritize the mental well-being of healthcare providers by implementing mandatory mental health screenings in healthcare settings. It highlights the heightened risks faced by healthcare workers due to extended working hours, high levels of stress, and repeated exposure to trauma and how these issues can compromise the quality of patient care.

In response to these challenges, the presentation introduces a comprehensive mental health screening toolkit tailored to healthcare professionals. This toolkit enables early identification, efficient management, and preventive measures for mental health conditions. By promoting this approach, the presentation advocates for a transformative healthcare culture that recognizes the crucial role of mental health in the success of healthcare professionals and their patients.

The goal is to foster a supportive and resilient healthcare environment, ultimately leading to better patient outcomes and reduced workforce turnover.

 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Participants will be able to articulate the prevalence and impact of mental health issues on healthcare professionals and patient care quality.
  2. Participants will be able to describe the components of a comprehensive mental health screening toolkit tailored for healthcare professionals.
  3. Participants will be able to identify challenges and ethical considerations in implementing mandatory mental health screenings for healthcare providers.

Delivery Method: Live Interactive Training via Zoom Video Conferencing

Credit Hours: 1.0 (ACE)

Target Audience: This conference is intended for social workers and students.

Accreditation: University of Kentucky College of Social Work, Provider # 1377, is approved as an ACE provider to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. ACE provider approval period: 9/29/22-9/29/25. Social workers participating in this conference will receive up to 15 general continuing education credits.

Claiming CE Credit: Instructions for claiming CE credit will be disseminated at the beginning of each session.

Questions: If you have any questions regarding CE credit or to report a grievance, please contact Melissa Whitaker at melissa.whitaker@uky.edu. For technical assistance, please contact lmshelp@uky.edu.