Exploring Mental and Physical Illnesses from a Holistic Perspective: The importance of integrated care in urban communities- October 26, 2016
Important information for Case Managers, Nurses, Social Workers, Counselors and other Healthcare Professionals
Date: Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Time: 10:00 am-3:15 pm
Location: Georgia State University, Student Center East Suite 201, 55 Gilmer Street, Atlanta, GA 30303 (Corner of Gilmer and Piedmont)
CEs: 4 Credits approved for Social Workers (ASWB – 4 Clinical/ Core Hours) and Counselors (4 NBCC CE Clock Hours). Attendance or applied credit certificate available for other credentials.
Registration: 9:30 am to 10:00 am
Presentation: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Lunch: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Presentation: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Evaluations and Certificates: 3:00 pm to 3:15 pm
Dr. Fanike-Kiara Olugbala, DBH, LCSW
Holistic assessments of client populations are important in determining accessible tools for treatment. Most often, persons residing in urban communities have limited resources, which impact the likelihood of behavioral change. This can be attributed to education, exposure or availability. The goal of this presentation is to explore the factors that impact medical and mental health as well as the realistic options for treatment. The objectives of this presentation are:
- a. To explore medical illnesses prevalent in urban communities.
- b. To explore mental illnesses prevalent in urban communities.
- c. To examine socio-economic conditions that lead to diagnosis of certain medical and mental illnesses.
- d. To discuss integrated care treatment and the importance of using it to address the needs of the population.
- e. To explore the benefits of integrated care for patients and practitioners.
- f. To examine resources available and behavioral change options.
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