In this presentation, Patricia Siebert and Marie Verna discuss psychiatric advance directives (PADs) and what practitioners and people using services need to know about them. Discussion includes the evolution and relevance of PADs, as well as practical information for both practioners and patients/clients. Recovery to Practice (RTP) training helps behavioral health and general healthcare practitioners improve delivery of recovery-oriented services, supports, and treatment.
This course is based on the recorded webinar, Psychiatric Advance Directives (PADs) created by Patricia Siebert and Marie Verna in 2016.
Aired Oct. 4, 2016
Course Material Authors
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Patricia Siebert is an attorney with the Minnesota Disability Law Center.
Marie Verna works at the Rutgers University Behavioral Health Center's Research and Training Institute, training people to use psychiatric advance directives through various advocacy organizations.
Sandi Cardaman is a Licensed Mental Health counselor who has been working in the field for more than 13 years. In that time she has worked as a counselor and provided supervision to interns. Sandi has worked with clients struggling with eating disorders, domestic violence and mood disorders as well as those dealing with the dependency system.
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about Psychiatric Advance Directives (PADs). It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
Discuss the evolution and relevance of Psychiatric Advance Directives (PADs).
Describe the basics of PADs and how PADs are useful for both practioners and clients/patients.
Discuss provider obligations in regards to implementing PADs.
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