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Integrated Care: The Role of Community and Family Supports In Helping People Manage Their Complex Health Conditions: Integrating Healthcare to Promote Wellness

About the Course:

In this informative presentation, the role of community and family support in the recovery from complex physical and behavioral health conditions is explored. Presenters Anita Fisher (NAMI San Diego) and Deb Werner (AHP) discuss the benefits of integrating health care to improve health and promote wellness. Practical strategies for practioners are discussed. Recovery to Practice (RTP) training helps behavioral health and general healthcare practitioners improve delivery of recovery-oriented services, supports, and treatment.

This course is based on the recorded webinar Integrated Care: The Role of Community and Family Supports In Helping People Manage Their Complex Health Conditions: Integrating Healthcare to Promote Wellness by Anita Fisher, et al. in 2017.

This course is based on the recorded webinar, Integrated Care: The Role of Community and Family Supports In Helping People Manage Their Complex Health Conditions: Integrating Healthcare to Promote Wellness created by Anita Fisher and Deborah Werner, MA in 2017.

Publication Date:

Aired Aug 2, 2017

Course Material Authors

Course Material Authors authored the material only, and were not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.

Anita Fisher
Anita Fisher spent 10 years as the Director of Education at NAMI in San Diego and has also been a Recovery to Practice Steer Committee Member. She managed the coordination of NAMI's Family and Peer Signature Education and Support Programs and oversaw the creation of the Career Pathways to Behavioral Health training program for Family and Peer individuals.
Deborah Werner, MA
Deborah Werner, MA, is the Senior Program Manager at Advocates for Human Potential. Ms. Werner serves as the project director for the California Youth Opioid Response (YOR California) project and as the technical assistance (TA) lead for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Homeless and Housing Resource Network. Ms. Werner is also a subject matter expert with significant expertise in effective, evidence-based, comprehensive behavioral health and housing services.

Course Creator

Anna Lynn Hollis, Ph.D., School Psychologist
Anna Hollis, Ph.D., NCSP, is a nationally certified school psychologist currently living near Detroit, Michigan. She is licensed as a psychologist in 2 states (Michigan and South Carolina) and certified as a school psychologist in in 5 states (South Carolina, Michigan, Vermont, Pennsylvania, and Maryland). She is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA); the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP); the Michigan Association of School Psychologists (MASP); and the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS). Dr. Hollis obtained her Ph.D. in School Psychology from the University of South Carolina. Her professional interests include Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT); Positive Psychology; Trauma-Informed Practice; and Urban School Psychology.

Recommended For:

Any professional working with substance use disorders. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. Define and discuss the role of family and community supports in helping people manage complex health conditions and in promoting wellness.
  2. Identify the ways in which family and community supports can be used in integrating health care.
  3. Discuss practical strategies for practioners to use to help promote the use of family and community supports in order to provide integrated health management to patients/clients.

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Course Number 102361
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