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Reframing psychology for the emerging healthcare environment: Recovery curriculum for people with serious mental illnesses and behavioral health disorders

This curriculum is designed to provide psychologists and other mental health professionals with information about the issues faced by people with serious mental health disorders and training in the latest assessment and intervention approaches. It presents a comprehensive training program in mental health recovery-oriented principles and practices to help people with serious mental health disorders recover and achieve their full functional capability. The curriculum consists of an instruction module plus 15 modules or chapters on a broad range of topics. Each of the text modules is fully referenced, contains a list of required readings, a sample learning activity, sample evaluation questions, and a PowerPoint presentation.

Creator 
Recovery to Practice Initiative, American Psychological Association
Publisher 
American Psychological Association (APA)
Date published 
2014
Full Text Online 
Yes

Crisis services: Effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, and funding strategies

This report summarizes the current evidence base on the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of different types of crisis services. It also presents case studies of different approaches being used by states to coordinate, consolidate, and blend funding sources to provide better crisis services.

Creator 
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Publisher 
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Date published 
2014
Full Text Online 
Yes

Zero suicide toolkit

This toolkit contains six sections that have information and links to tools to help develop a zero suicide program in health care systems such as mental health centers, health plans or primary care practices. Many of the tools are being used in health systems that have already implemented a zero suicide program. The sections of the toolkit are: creating the zero suicide culture; ensuring every patient has a pathway to care; developing a competent workforce; identifying and assessing suicide risk level; using effective, evidence-based care and continuing contact after care.

Creator 
National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention, Zero Suicide Advisory Group
Publisher 
Education Development Center (EDC)
Date published 
2014
Full Text Online 
Yes

The suicide prevention movement

This sheet contains a list of resources from which you can learn more about the suicide prevention movement and which you can use to help focus and conduct suicide prevention work.

Creator 
Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC)
Publisher 
Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC)
Date published 
2014
Full Text Online 
Yes

CALM: Counseling on Access to Lethal Means

Originally developed by Elaine Frank and Mark Ciocca as an in-person workshop, CALM was adapted by SPRC into a 2 hour online course. It is designed to help providers implement counseling strategies to help clients at risk for suicide and their families reduce access to lethal means, particularly (but not exclusively) firearms. It includes a number of components: background on suicide data and lethal means; an introduction to firearms; video presentation that models the counseling strategy; a presentation and discussion on conducting a counseling session; optional role plays; and a course evaluation. The original workshop is in section III of the BPR,

Creator 
Suicide Prevention Resource Center (SPRC)
Publisher 
Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC)
Contributor 
Elaine Frank and Mark Ciocca
Full Text Online 
Yes

National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media

Programmatic Issues 
Addressing Stigma
Awareness and Outreach
Awareness Campaigns
Best Practices
Safe Messaging
This conference brings together individuals representing academia, public health researchers and practitioners from federal and state government and the private sector, and provides a forum for collegial dialogue within and across these disciplines. The conference is an excellent opportunity to meet with colleagues and shape the future of health communication, marketing, and media practice.
Format 
Face-to-face
Sponsors 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Event date 
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 8:00am - Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 4:00am
Time Zone 
EST
Location 
Hyatt Regency Atlanta Hotel Atlanta, GA

Methamphetamine and suicide prevention initiative

The Methamphetamine and Suicide Prevention Initiative (MSPI) is a nationally coordinated demonstration project, focusing on providing much-needed methamphetamine and suicide prevention and intervention resources for Indian Country. This initiative promotes the use and development of evidence-based and practice-based models that represent culturally appropriate prevention and treatment approaches to methamphetamine abuse and suicide prevention from a community-driven context.

Creator 
Indian Health Service
Publisher 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Full Text Online 
Yes

Model school district policy on suicide prevention

This document assists schools in preventing, assessing, intervening  in, and responding to suicidal behavior, This modular, adaptable document will help educators and school administrators implement comprehensive suicide prevention policies in communities nationwide. Includes a fact sheet on the model policy.

Creator 
Trevor Project
Publisher 
Trevor Project
Contributor 
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, American School Counselor Association, and the National Association of School Psychologists
Date published 
2014
Full Text Online 
Yes

Community Guide toolbox

This toolbox is designed to help public health practitioners and community-based organizations apply evidence-based intervention strategies from the Community Preventive Services Task Force. The Community Guide Toolbox contains more than twenty tools for putting the recommendations found in The Community Guide into practice. These tools can help public health professionals conduct assessments and evaluations, engage stakeholders, execute a project plan, and create successful community-based programs. The Toolbox is made up of five sections, each focusing on one of the steps involved in developing an intervention: Assess and Evaluate; Plan an Intervention; Engage stakeholders; Implementation; and Sustainable Programs.

Creator 
Community Preventive Services Task Force
Publisher 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Date published 
2014
Full Text Online 
Yes

AMSR: GA DBHDD

Friday, May 30, 2014 - 8:30am - 5:00pm
Format 
Face-to-face
Description 
GA DBHDD and the Carl Vinson Institute of Government (UGA) will be sponsoring these three workshops on: May 29 - Clayton State University May 30 - University of Georgia-Gwinnett County June 6 - Macon Centerplex These trainings are intended for DBHDD provider clinical leadership (e.g. Medical Directors, Clinical Directors and/or Quality Assurance Managers) and other licensed providers of private mental health services.
Additional Description 
GA DBHDD and the Carl Vinson Institute of Government (UGA) will be sponsoring these three workshops on: May 29 - Clayton State University May 30 - University of Georgia-Gwinnett County June 6 - Macon Counterplex These trainings are intended for DBHDD provider clinical leadership (e.g. Medical Directors, Clinical Directors and/or Quality Assurance Managers) and other licensed providers of private mental health services.
Sponsors 
Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities
Carl Vinson Institute of Government
Event Contact
Michael Moryc
(404) 463-6843
Location 
University of Georgia - Gwinnett Campus Lawrenceville, GA
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