RandyGrieser is the founder and CEO of the Crisis & TraumaResourceInstitute. He is a RegisteredSocialWorker who holds a Master of SocialWorkdegree and a Bachelor’s degree in ConflictResolution. Prior to foundingCTRI, heworkeddirectly with issues of crisis and trauma while being employed in the areas of mental health, counseling and crisis management within community, school and hospital settings. Randy believes that access to knowledge and skill development changes individual lives, communities, and organizations. While he is primarily involved in providing leadership to the development and delivery of CTRI’s workshops and services, he does continue to train in the areas of violence prevention, crisis response and mental health. Randy is a dynamic presenter who delivers content-oriented presentations that are both engaging and informative.
This webinar is designed for anyone seeking a better understanding of the complexities that surround mental illness. Statistics show that at least one in five people will experience a mental illness at some time in their life. While common, understanding the signs and symptoms related to mental illness can be confusing and overwhelming. A general overview of common adult mental illnesses and their symptoms, causes and treatments will be reviewed.
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Upon completion of this webinar participants should be able to
Explain the difference between mental illness and mental health.
List common adult mental illnesses.
Describe symptoms related to different mental illnesses.
This is an introductory-intermediate level webinar intended for social workers, teachers, parents, social service, health care and human resource professionals, and anyone interested in learning more about the topic.
Method of Delivery
Each webinar is 60 - 70 minutes in length. Pre-recorded webinars include no interactivity with the instructor. Live webinars will each contain 60 minutes of instruction from the facilitator using visual powerpoint slides and then there will be 10 minutes at the end of the webinar when participants can type in questions or comments directly to the instructor and hear feedback in realtime from the instructor.
Upon viewing entire webinar general participants will be able to receive a general certificate of participants. For those require ASWB and NBCC approved certificates you will need to take a post webinar test. A certificate will be given after successful completion of test. An evaluation form will be available to complete after submitting the posttest.
ASWB: CTRI (Provider Number 1214), is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. ASWB Approval Period: Aug. 10, 2014 – Aug. 10, 2017. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. NBCC: CTRI has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6668. Challenging Behaviors in Youth and Understanding Mental Illness workshops do not qualify. CTRI is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. While other associations and licensing bodies accept CTRI workshops for continuing education credits, questions about approval should be directed to the specific association or licensing body for which you are requesting the credits