2012: 5150 Task Force: A Community Response to a County Mental Health Crisis
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2012:  5150 Task Force: A Community Response to a County Mental Health Crisis
This presentation outlines the formation, successes and challenges faced by a multi-county, multi-stakeholder 5150 Task Force developed in response to the closure of a large county mental health crisis unit.

 

Speakers: Jolie Gordon-Browar, MSN, RN-BC, PMHN; Lynne Ashbeck, MS, RD

Disclosures: Jolie Gordon-Browar has indicated a significant financial interest or other affiliation with the following commercial supporter: Janssen. Lynne Ashbeck has no conflict of interests to disclose. There will be no discussion of off-label uses 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.  Identify ways to establish collaborative projects amongst diverse stakeholders and groups.
2.  Discuss the impact of dwindling mental health resources on varying stakeholders including consumers and providers of mental health services
3.  Address applying creative solutions to community mental health challenges across a broad range of service providers.

 

Keywords:  crisis unit, administration, community mental health care

 

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
Thursday, October 20, 2011: 9:15am 10:00am
Administration Track
APNA 25th Annual Conference
Anaheim, California

 

Release Date: March 15, 2012
The contact hours for this session expire: October 1, 2013

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