MIMH, NBCC and NASW CE credits available.
Compassion Fatigue for Behavioral Health Workers
This course is intended for behavioral health workers who wish to learn more about how experiencing traumatic events, either directly or indirectly, as a first responder reacting to an emergency or crisis situation may impact their professional and personal wellbeing. Taught through a behavioral health (mental health and substance use) lens, the instructor will incorporate lecture, PowerPoint and activities to satisfy the following course objectives:
Isaac Sandidge, MA
Isaac Sandidge graduated from Eastern Ilinois University with an MA in Gerontology. He has over 7 years of experience as a clinician in community behavioral health centers. Sandidge organized, implemented and conducted New Employee Orientation for all staff within the community behavioral health organizations on topics such as Motivational Interviewing, Recovery Oriented Services, Personal Growth, Life Safety, Corporate Compliance, Trauma-Informed Care and Compassion Fatigue, Enhancing Consumer Engagement, ASAM, Golden Thread, IL Rule 132, DLA-20, PHQ9, and Mental Health First Aid. He is currently an instructor in Adult and Youth Mental Health First Aid with certification in Public Safety, Higher Education, and Older Adult modules of the program. Sandidge is also an instructor for CALM (Counseling on Reducing Access to Lethal Means, and Conversations on Reducing Access to Lethal Means).
Missouri Institute of Mental Health
The University of Missouri-St. Louis, Missouri Institute of Mental Health will be responsible for this program and maintain a record of your continuing education credits earned.
The Missouri Institute of Mental Health will award 2 clock hours or 2.4 contact hours (.24 CEUs) for this activity.
National Board for Certified Counselors
MIMH is an NBCC - Approved Continuing Education Provider, No. 6339 (ACEPTM) and may offer NBCC - approved clock hours for events (or programs) that meet NBCC requirements. Sessions (or programs) for which NBCC – approved clock hours will be awarded are identified in the program bulletin (or web site). The ACEP is solely responsible for all aspects for the program.
2 clock hours are offered for this program.
National Association of Social Workers
This program is approved by the National Association of Social Workers Provider number-unique identifier 886662054-4012
2 contact hours are offered for this program.
This training includes continuing education units (CEUs) that are supported by an accredited universityand accepted by professional licensing boards.
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