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Organizing and Financing the U.S. Mental Health Service System: Impact on Access to Service and Quality of Care

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Published as part of the Surgeon General’s Report on Mental Health 2000. Provides an overview of the public and private sectors of the current U.S. mental health service system. Outlines the costs of mental illness and trends in spending. Addresses the impact of insurance and managed care dynamics on access to service and quality of care. Discusses parity in mental health insurance coverage.

This course is based on the reading-based online, Organizing and Financing the U.S. Mental Health Service System: Impact on Access to Service and Quality of Care created by Surgeon General’s Report on Mental Health 2000

Course Material Author

Surgeon General's Report on Mental Health 2000

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for social workers, counselors, psychologists, and other human services and behavioral health professionals who seek knowledge about the public and private sectors of the current U.S. mental health service system. It is appropriate for participants with all levels of knowledge about the topic.

Course Objectives:

  1. increase knowledge of the structure of the U.S. mental health service system.

  2. be able to identify types of financing for mental health care.

  3. understand the costs of mental health care in the U.S.

  4. identify the effects of insurance and managed care on access to and quality of mental health services.

  5. learn about parity in the coverage of mental health services.

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American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)

2 CE credit hours

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American Psychological Association (APA)

2 CE credit hours

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Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)

2 CE credit hours

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

2 CPD hours

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Course Retired
Course Number 100611
2 credit hours
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  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: No Longer Available
4.44 out of 5
9 members have taken this course

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