Parenting with a Mental Illness: The Impact on the Child and Family

This course will clarify how to learn, acknowledge and understand the strengths in a parent who is suffering from mental illness. The misnomers about parents who have difficulties raising their children due to their mental illness will also be dispelled. Throughout this course participants will identify our role in working with families to support and work as a partnership for the families who have persons with mental illness.

Educational Objectives

After completion of this course, the participant will be able to:

  • Identify 2 concerns about parenting capacity that may contribute to neglect.
  • Have a basic understanding of common mental health problems and be able to describe some of the associated features.
  • Be able to identify factors associated with parent/care taker mental illness that indicate a child or young person may be at risk of significant harm and know what procedures to follow for reporting.

5.0 CE’s for:

  • CHES (Certified Heath Education Specialist)
  • CPH-Certified Public Health
  • DMH- Addiction Therapist
  • DMH – Licensed Administrator
  • DMH-Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Therapist
  • DMH-Mental Health Therapist
  • MAAP-Mississippi Association of Addiction Professionals
  • NBCC-National Board for Certified Counselors
  • SW-Social Work
  • EDU – Educator (tentative), visit www.msbhln.org

Presenter

Talya Straughter, DPC, LPC, BC-TMH

Location

Virtual

Date

Jun. 16, 2021

Time

9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Presenter

Talya Straughter, DPC, LPC, BC-TMH

Location

Virtual