December 20, 2023
2 - 2:30 p.m. EST
ACCME CREDITS WILL BE OFFERED.
The fundamentals of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and its effects on holiday depression will be discussed. This training is designed to provide participants with a basic understanding of depression, seasonal onset, symptoms, and treatments to support residents experiencing challenges from SAD.
Speaker: Bryan Stephens, MA, MBA, CPCS, LPC
Established by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), in partnership with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the COE-NF offers Certified Medicare and Medicaid Nursing Facility Staff a centralized resource hub with easy access to trainings, technical assistance and additional resources, at no cost.
We help nursing facilities to improve the quality of life and care provided for residents who are experiencing a variety of behavioral health disorders, with a focus on Serious Mental Illness (SMI), Substance Use Disorder (SUD) and Co-Occurring Disorders (COD).
We provide direct technical assistance, evidence-based training, and resources that are appropriate for every member of your long-term care facility — from those providing day-to-day direct care, to clinical and administrative staff.