Online Course » MH05 Mental Health - Community Supports and Service Networking

Course Description:
The purpose of this module is to help to familiarize you with the community supports and resources that are available to clients, and to understand more of the successes and challenges clients face in the community
Course Objective:
• Describe ways for locating and promoting formal and informal resources available in the community. 
• List steps for assisting individuals in identifying and gaining access to these community resources. 
• Support individuals in establishing and maintaining relationships with family and friends. 
• Support individuals to develop new relationships in the community to promote “natural” supports and decrease reliance on professional relationships.
• Describe ways for researching, developing, and maintaining information on resources that meet individuals’ community support needs, including leisure and recreation.
Intended Audience:
Direct support professionals, case managers, nursing assistants, health aides 
Author Bio:
The Massachusetts Council of Human Service Providers, Inc. also known as Providers’ Council is a statewide association of health and human service agencies. Founded in 1975, the Providers' Council is the state's largest human service trade association and is widely recognized as the official voice of the private human service provider industry. Providers’ Council founded and deployed the first online curriculum and credential programs for direct support professionals and continues to enhance this curriculum with current data and workforce practices.
Hours:
1.00
Certificates:
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