Living in poverty has been linked to psychological distress that — unless addressed — can impactan individual’s trajectory to wellness. Lack of knowledge, fear and bias can prevent both the provider and client from discussing poverty’s effect on treatment. Therefore, in order to effectively treat and promote mental health more generally, behavioral health organizations working within impoverished communities must understand and recognize the intricate relationship betweenpoverty and mental health. This webinar will discuss ways providers can assess the impact of living in poverty has on service delivery and expand the strengths of those living in poverty.
Target Audience: CEO, Directors, Managers, Supervisors, Clinicians, Direct Care Staff, Family & Youth Advocates
** Please Note: This webinar has been approved by NYSED and ACE for 1 Continuing Education (CE) contact hour. For complete instructions on how to obtain CE contact hours, please refer to this document. Please allow 10-12 business days for the processing of CE contact hours.