Course Description: This course reports estimates of mental health service utilization among adults in the U.S. within different racial/ethnic groups. Highlights include past year utilization, prescription psychiatric medication use, outpatient and inpatient mental health service, and more.
Course Credit(s): 2 CE Credits or Hours
Course Format: Online Text (format of this course is noninteractive)
Course Schedule: Self-paced
Course Author(s): Sarra Hedden, PhD, Judith Teich, Lisa Colpe, PhD, MPH
Content Publisher(s): Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Course Author(s) Qualifications:
Dr. Hedden is affiliated with Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Behavioral Health Statistics. She earned a PhD from Medical University of South Carolina, and completed a Post Doctoral Fellow at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Judith Teich is a Behavioral Health Scientist/Senior Social Science Analyst at Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Behavioral Health Statistics.
Dr. Colpe is a Senior Program Manager at the National Institute of Mental Health.
Course Level: Beginning/Introductory, Intermediate, Advanced
CEmobile, LLC, #1558, 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. CEmobile, LLC maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 05/02/2017 – 05/02/2018. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.
Social workers participating in this course will receive 2 clinical continuing education clock hours.