3016: Fighting Stigma through Social Inclusion and a Whole-Person Approach to Wellness
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3016:  Fighting Stigma through Social Inclusion and a Whole-Person Approach to Wellness


In partnership with the U.S. FDAs Office of Womens Health (FDA/OWH), SAMHSAs Wellness Initiative works to increase community recognition, acknowledgement, and action regarding the behavioral health challenges many Americans face by promoting wellness and social inclusion approaches such as the FDA/OWHs Pregnancy Exposure Registries (PER). The PER help pregnant women measure medication risks for themselves and their developing babies.

 

Speaker: Wilma Townsend, MSW;  Beverly Gallauresi, MPH, RN

 

Disclosures: This presenter has no conflicts of interest or commercial support to disclose. Off-label uses will not be discussed during this presentation. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to disclose.

 

Session Length: 45 minutes

 

Target Audience: RN, APRN

 

Session Objectives
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1. Define social inclusion and its crucial relation to decreasing stigma against individuals with mental health and substance use disorders.
2. Explain early mortality factors and proactive wellness strategies, policies, initiatives, and activities applicable to a wide array of individual, professional, organizational, and community behavioral health settings.
3. Identify how pregnant women who have mental health and substance use disorders can continue their wellness journeys and fight stigma.

 

Continuing Nursing Education
0.75 contact hours. * In order to receive contact hours, you must:  Listen to the entire session, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post test.  Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. We cannot award credit unless all steps are completed.

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

 

Originally Presented
Friday, November 9th
Recovery Track
APNA 26th Annual Conference
David L. Lawrence Convention Center
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

 

Release Date: February 4, 2013
The contact hours for this session expire: February 28, 2014

 

 

 

 

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.