Improving Behavioral Health Outcomes for African American Nursing Facility Residents
February 15, 2024
2 – 3 p.m. EST
ACCME & NAB CREDITS WILL BE OFFERED.
Are you a nursing facility staff member seeking to enhance your understanding of effectively addressing the behavioral health needs of the African American resident? Join us for an informative training focused on evidence-based strategies designed to reduce, and in some cases eliminate, behavioral health disparities among African American nursing facility residents. By attending the training, you will gain valuable insights into the social-cultural factors affecting behavioral health among African Americans, participate in an engaging discussion regarding challenges in providing optimal behavioral health care, and gain culturally informed strategies to serve the African American population effectively.
- Define behavioral health equity and why it’s important
- Understand social-cultural factors affecting behavioral health among African Americans
- Identify social-ecological barriers to behavioral health care among African Americans
- Inform their interdisciplinary nursing facility staff about evidence-based strategies to improve behavioral health outcomes for African American residents.
Speaker: Niasha A. Fray MA, MSPH