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Training Title:
Psychiatric Medications in Behavioral Healthcare: Module 4

Clock Hours: 1

After completing this course, participants should be able to: • Give examples of natural remedies that are efficacious to certain mental illnesses. • Demonstrate how to be an informed consumer when it comes to using natural remedies. • Explain the difference between “Medication Adherence” and “Medication Compliance.” • Cite factors that determine medication adherence. • Recognize the potentially adverse results of not taking medication. • Identify workable solutions to aid in medication adherence

This course presents an overview of psychiatric medications used in the treatment of psychiatric disorders. These medications are also referred to as psychotropic medications. We will cover categories of medication, therapeutic effects, side effects, precautions, and some of the issues associated with adherence to medication treatment. Module 4 focuses on natural remedies to mental illness and working with clients toward treatment adherence to prescribed medications and schedules. Keywords: Psychiatric medication, medicine, drugs, natural remedies, medication adherence, medication compliance, St. John’s Wort, folic acid, s-adenosyl methionine, SAM, Omega-3, ginkgo biloba, valerian, melatonin.

Approval Bodies

  • Association of Social Work Boards Approved Continuing Education (ACE)
  • CAADE - California Association for Alcohol/Drug Educators
  • California Association of DUI Treatment Programs (CADTP)
  • California Board of Registered Nursing
  • California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP)
  • Florida Board of Nursing
  • Florida Board of Psychology
  • Florida Dept. of Health (Board of Social Work, Marriage & Family, Mental Health Counseling)
  • NAADAC, National Association for Addiction Professionals
  • National Board for Certified Counselors
  • Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board 2022
  • Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board 2023
  • Pennsylvania Certification Board
  • Professional Development

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