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Mental Health Recovery Oriented Care: Shared Decision Making in Mental Health Care

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Mental Health Recovery Oriented Care: Shared Decision-Making in Mental Health Care – Online CE Course

Mental Health Recovery Oriented Care: Shared Decision-Making in Mental Health Care Course Objectives and Outline:

Course Objectives:

  1. Identify at least two clinical advantages of Shared Decision-Making (SDM).
  2. Describe at least one key concept of the SDM process
  3. Identify at least two barriers to SDM.
  4. Discuss at least one Person Centered Decision Aid (DA).
  5. Identify at least one clinical consistency between SDM and Mental Health Recovery Oriented Care.
  6. Describe at least two ways in which SDM supports and contributes to Mental Health Recovery Oriented Care.

Course Outline:

  1. Introduction
  2. Section 1. Overview of Shared Decision-Making (SDM)
    1. Defining SDM—Concepts, Components, and Goals
    2. Related Concepts
    3. Values and SDM
    4. Advantages and Disadvantages of SDM
    5. Outcomes of SDM
  3. Section 2. The Practice of Shared Decision-Making
    1. Decision Aids
    2. SDM in General Health Care
    3. SDM in Mental Health Care
    4. Training Providers and Consumers to Use SDM
  4. Section 3. SDM Research
    1. SDM in General Health Care
    2. SDM in Mental Health Care
    3. Liability Concerns
  5. Section 4. Learnings from the SDM Meeting
    1. Engaging Providers in SDM
    2. Engaging Consumers in SDM
    3. Issues of Competence and Coercion in Mental Health Care
    4. Complexities of Medication Use in Mental Health Care
    5. Maintaining the Consumer’s Voice
    6. The Role of Peer Specialists
    7. Communication and SDM
    8. Financial Consideration
  6. Section 5. Future Directions and Recommendations
    1. Accreditation
    2. Legislation
    3. Policy Recommendations
    4. Practice Recommendations
    5. Training Recommendations
    6. Research Recommendations
  7. Section 6. Conclusions.
  8. References
  9. Appendix A. Resources
  10. Appendix B. Shared Decision-Making Meeting Participants
  11. Supplement 1. Shared Decision-Making in Mental Health Care: Overview and Current Status
  12. Supplement 2. Shared Decision-Making in Mental Health Care: Overcoming Barriers to Changing Embedded Norms
  13. Supplement 3. Aids to Assist Shared Decision-Making in Mental Health Care

Instructors: Nicole Hiltibran, MA, LMFT; Julie Campbell, Phd

Author: SAMHSA

The report was written by Melissa Capers, AFYA, Inc. under contract number 208-02-0405 with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The supplements were written under the same contract. Carole Schauer and Paolo del Vecchio served as the Government Project Officers.

Shared Decision-Making in Mental Health Care: Practice, Research, and Future Directions. HHS Publication No. SMA-09-4371. Rockville, MD: Center for Mental Health Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 2010.

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