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"Changing Social Stigma Related to Mental Illness"

Friday, May 9th   Webcast Begins at 8:50am  

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May 9, 2014 LIVE CME Webcast

“Changing Socail Stigma Related to Mental Illness”
 Friday, May 9th  9:00-2:00 pm 


Paul O'Leary, MD
Division of Public Psychiatry
UAB Community Psychiatry Program
Vanessa B. Prater, BSN, RN
Alabama Department of Mental Health/Mental Retardation
Susan Salin
Member Board of Directors, Birmingham Chapter of National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
Trainer for NAMI Basics and Parents and Teachers as Allies
Karmie Johnson, MSN, RN, PMHNP-BC
Instructor, Community Health, Outcomes and Systems
UAB WHO Collaborating Center
Planners and Speakers Disclosure Information: 
Paul O'Leary, MD and Vanessa Prater, BSN, RN

  • Does not intend to discuss commercial products or services.
  • Does not intend to discuss non-FDA approved uses of products/providers of services.
  • Does not have any financial arrangements or affiliations relevant to this topic

    Susan Salin-Discloses a financial arrangement or affiliation with Protective Life Insurance as a Business Analyst.

    Karmie Johnson, MSN, RN, PMHNP-BC
  • Will discuss commercial products or services.
  • Will discuss non-FDA approved uses of products/providers of services.
  • Does not have any financial arrangements or affiliations relevant to this topic

  •  Children's of Alabama is accredited by the Medical Association of the State of Alabama to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    Upon completion of this live internet activity, participants will be able to:

    1.         Define social stigmas related to mental illness.
    2.       Recognize social stigmas related to mental illness.
    3.       Recognize ethical disparities related to mental illness.
    4.       Recognize economic impact of stigma and stereotypes related to mental illness.
    5.       Discuss how professionals, families and patients are able to change social stigmas related to mental illness..
    6.       Discuss anti-stigma behavior and interventions that promote professional conduct, improve family support and encourage patients to access avenues to health care that endorses good mental health. 




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