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Disaster Preparedness for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Professionals and Facilities

The recent events of terror, storm destruction, and wildfires have punctuated the importance of educating all healthcare providers on emergency preparedness and bioterrorism.

This course will discuss emergencies and disasters both natural and man-made.  We will explore what should be included in emergency response plans and what is needed in preparation.  We will look at how mental health professionals can respond to trauma.

This course will award 2 continuing education hours.  Please see the board approval box for course approvals.

Author:  Roxanna Joseph, M.Ed., CAP, LMHC.
Ms. Joseph, M.Ed., CAP, LMHC is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Nebraska.  She is credentialed in alcohol and other drug counseling.

Course Information: 
Relevance and Target Audience: This course is offered to professionals who work in social service, mental health, and recovery facilities that may encounter emergencies.
Content level: Intermediate
Course Format: This course is offered in a self-paced distance learning format (reading-based online activity)
System Requirements: This course is offered online.  Internet connection required.
Course Completion Information: To earn continuing education credit, professionals must register and pay the fee for the course.  They must read the content and demonstrate understanding by earning a minimum score of 70 percent on testing materials.  The certificate of completion will be able to be downloaded after the above is completed. Refunds will be granted upon request with the withdrawal of credit for the course.  For questions, concerns or to request special accommodations, please call 866-863-4225 or email [email protected].

CEBroker Provider Number:  50-204
CEBroker Course ID: 20-716018
CEBroker Provider Number: 50-32449
CEBroker Course ID: 20-939414

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