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Actionable Solutions to Minimize “Deaths of Despair”:  The Epidemic Within the Pandemic

Speaker:
Benjamin Miller, Psy.D

Description: 
Benjamin Miller, Psy.D., will discuss his recently released report, Healing the Nation: Advancing Mental Health and Addiction Policy, that features actionable solutions to improve mental health and well-being. His findings were recently presented on CNN’s The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer. MaryBeth Kurland, CAE, CEO of the Commission for Case Manager Certification, will also review the highlights from CCMC’s recent COVID-19 survey.

After the webinar, participants will be able to:
  • Describe the importance of addressing mental health during COVID-19
  • Explain solutions for advancing mental health and addiction
  • List three actions they can take as Case Managers

Credit Information:
The Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

This program has been pre-approved by The Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide continuing education credit to CCM® board certified case managers. The course is approved for 1 CE contact hour(s). Activity code and Approval number will be awarded on your certificate of completion.

This program has been pre-approved by The Commission to provide continuing education credit to CDMS® board certified disability managers. The course is approved for 1 CE contact hour(s). Activity code and Approval number will be awarded on your certificate of completion.

The Commission for Case Manager Certification is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers.

To earn contact hours/CEs: In order to earn your contact hour(s)/CE, you will have to watch the presentation in its entirety and complete the survey. Once both the presentation and survey are marked as complete, you will receive your Certificate of Completion. If you are a CCM, your CEs will automatically record in your CCMC account.

Disclosures:
All planners and speakers have disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships or conflicts of interest with commercial interests related directly or indirectly to this educational activity.

Commercial Support or Non-Commercial Sponsorship:
There is no commercial support for this activity. The planners and faculty have no relevant relationships to disclose.

Expiration Date: 1/31/2023