Mental Health is Public Health Conference
Due to circumstances beyond our control, we are postponing this event until May 2019. More information will be available soon. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the MidAtlantic AETC office at 412-624-1895 or email@example.com.
GOING GREEN: Printed Handouts will not be provided at the event.
Please check this page before the event if you would like to download or print materials before the training.
This conference will focus on the importance of mental health as an essential part of overall health. Presentations will include Mental Health and Mental Illness; Substance Use and Mental Illness; Suicide, Overdose and Mental Illness; Concurrent Epidemics of HIV, HCV and Substance Misuse; Early Childhood Trauma and Trauma Informed Care; STDs and Risky Sexual Behavior; and LGBT Youth and Mental Health. Professionals working in these areas will be able to increase their knowledge of new updates in an interprofessional environment.
Physicians, clinicians, nurses, counselors, social workers, educators, case managers and intervention specialists.
Program and Session Objectives will be available at a later date. Please check this webpage for updates.
CME: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center. The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Other health professionals are awarded 0.6 continuing education units (CEU's) which are equal to 6.0 contact hours.
PSNA: The MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association Approver Unit an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
This activity qualifies for 5.75 contact hours.
LSW/LCSW, LPC, LMFT: This program is offered for 5.5 hours of social work continuing education through co-sponsorship of the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Social Work, a Council on Social Work Education-accredited school and therefore a PA pre-approved provider of social work continuing education. These credit hours satisfy requirements for LSW/LCSW, LPC, LMFT biennial license renewal. For information on social work continuing education call (412)624-3711.
PCB: This program qualifies for 5.75 hours of Pennsylvania Certification Board credit under Provider Status Agreement #251.
CPH: The University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health awards 7.0 hours of Certified in Public Health Continuing Education credits for this event.
CEU: The MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center, Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, University of Pittsburgh, awards Continuing Education Units to individuals who enroll in certain educational activities. This program is awarded 0.575 continuing education units.
A variety of the listed topics will be discussed at this event.
- Hepatitis C
- Mental health disorders
- Reproductive health, including preconception planning
- Sexually transmitted infections
- Substance use disorders