4021: Mental Illness and Problematic Sexual Behaviors: A Challenge We Must Face
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4021:  Mental Illness and Problematic Sexual Behaviors: A Challenge We Must Face
This presentation will provide background information and clarifications about the Mentally Ill with Problematic Sexual Behavior (MI/PSB) as a sub-group of sex offenders. Information will be shared about the most recent research on the topic as well as the recent development of a residential program for MI/PSB individuals. Areas in which more research is needed will also be identified.

 

Speaker: Marco Belluardo-Crosby, PMHNP-BC, PMHCNS-BC

Disclosures: This speaker has no conflict of interest, commercial support, or off-label use to disclose. 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. Distinguish between sex offenders and the Mentally Ill with Problematic Sexual Behaviors (MI/PSB) population.
2. Identify the need for additional resources when providing care for the MI/PSB population.
3. Identify the type of structure needed in a residential program that provides treatment for the MI/PSB population.

 

Key words:  Sex Offender, Problematic Sexual Behaviors, forensic nursing

 

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
Saturday, October 22, 2011: 10:25am 11:10am
Forensic Track
APNA 25th Annual Conference
Anaheim, California

 

Release Date: January 13, 2012
The contact hours for this session expire: October 1, 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.