Psychologists, Social Workers, Counselors, MFTs

Racial/Ethnic Differences in Mental Health Service Use among Adults

 

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.

Learning Objectives:

  • Analyze racial/ethnic differences in mental health service use among adults
  • Analyze differences in mental health service use among adults with any mental illness
  • Analyze differences in mental health service use among adults with serious mental illness

Course Components:

  • Online text (included)
  • Multiple choice online exam (included)
  • Electronic certificate of completion (free)

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.





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