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Completing the Mental Status Exam Practical, Hands-On Lessons from the Field
Digital Seminar
$189.99 USD
Product Details
Format:
Digital Seminar
Author:
TIM WEBB, MAED, LPC
Publisher:
Vyne Education
Copyright:
8/30/2011
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
WDS020182
Objectives
  • Utilize multiple sources of information in considering differential diagnoses
  • Assess psychotic symptoms and determine if they indicate psychiatric, substance abuse, or medical illness
  • Administer evaluative tools appropriately and understand their utility
  • Determine which questions to ask, observations to make, and elements to assess according to American Psychiatric Association guidelines
  • Evaluate risk for suicide and violence quickly and effectively
  • Differentiate mental health conditions from substance abuse and medical presentations
  • Discuss the professional, ethical, and legal guidelines to be followed when conducting the MSE and recommending treatment
Outline

COMPONENTS OF A MORE COMPREHENSIVE MENTAL

HEALTH SCREENING

u Sources of information

            •           client medication list

            •           family members and friends

            •           alcohol and drug screens

            •           other providers

            •           medical records

u Documentation

u Special populations

            •           children

            •           adolescents

            •           adults

            •           geriatrics

 

ASSESS AND UNDERSTAND PSYCHOTIC SYMPTOMS

u Importance of distinguishing auditory hallucination type

u Relationship of visual hallucinations and medical conditions

u Hallucinations and substance abuse

u Importance of type of delusions on differential diagnosis

u Recognizing the over-medicated patient

u Determining legal competency to make decisions

u Case studies and scenarios

 

KNOWING WHICH TOOLS TO EMPLOY

u Using and scoring common evaluative tools

            •           St. Louis University Mental Status Examination (SLUMS)

            •           Folstein Test/Mini-Mental Status Exam (MMSE)

            •           Clinical Institute Withdrawal Assessment (CIWA)

            •           Suicide/Self-Harm Scale

u The utility of ACUTE©

u Tools developed by speaker

 

APA GUIDELINES ON NECESSARY ELEMENTS

u Differences in mood and affect

u When to ask open-ended vs. closed-ended questions

u When to become more directive, structured and observational

u Speech abnormalities and differential diagnosis

u Role of sleep and mood

u Role of appetite and mood

 

SUICIDE AND VIOLENCE

u Which clients are at greatest risk

u Questions to ask

u Most salient risk factors

u Assess the role of planning

u Lethality assessments

u Legal and ethical obligations

u Case studies and scenarios

 

SUBSTANCE ABUSE VS. MENTAL HEALTH PRESENTATIONS

u Mania or stimulant abuse?

u Acute substance withdrawal vs. psychosis

u Recognizing Post Acute Withdrawal Syndrome

u Which substances mimic common psychiatric presentations?

            •           mania

            •           depression

            •           schizophrenia

u Case studies and scenarios

 

MEDICAL VS. MENTAL HEALTH PRESENTATIONS

u Basic laboratory studies

u Symptoms and etiology of delirium

u Visual hallucinations and medical illness

u Illusions and medical illness

u Conditions manifesting psychiatric symptoms

            •           urinary tract infections

            •           thyroid abnormalities

            •           glucose conditions

            •           tumors

u Case studies and scenarios

 

ETHICS AND APPLICATION

u Ethical considerations

u Defensible Documentation

            •           ethical concerns

            •           protecting against liability

Author

TIM WEBB, MAED, LPC

Tim Webb, MAEd, LPC, is the CEO of the Focus Group, PLLC, which provides clinical training and consultation services to facilities and agencies nationwide. He combines 28 years of experience in the assessment and management of aggressive clients in psychiatric hospitals, residential facilities, emergency departments, walk-in centers, jails, and the community with over 15 years of martial arts experience. 

Mr. Webb is a graduate of both UNC-Chapel Hill and Wake Forest University. He has a Master’s Degree in Counseling, and has provided services as a Clinical Director, Intake Director, Director of Social Services, mobile crisis clinician, and private practitioner. He served on a work group for the North Carolina Crime Commission, and he has been a featured speaker for the NC LPC Conference, NCAMTSO Conference, and NC Juvenile Justice Conference. 

He has been a trainer in the Handle with Care and Crisis Prevention Institute programs and developed the Stay Safe System of non-violent response to aggressive clients in response to the need for a reality-based system utilizing a tiered approach geared to ensuring you go home safe. Having trained over 22,000 human service professionals, Mr. Webb is the author of Focus on Safety: Assessing and Treating Suicidal, Self-Injurious and Violent Clients; Focus on Recovery: Overcoming Addiction; Focus on Healthy Sexuality: Treating Deviant Sexual Interest and Clinical Assessment and Treatment Planning Tools.

Mr. Webb is a 2nd degree black belt in Tang Soo Do and Moo Duk Kwan Taekwondo. Currently, he trains at Allen Branch’s Fitness One in Kernersville, NC in both Krav Maga and Kickboxing. Mr. Webb has trained in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Karate. He has trained with internationally acclaimed champions of kickboxing, martial arts, and boxing. Attendees describe Mr. Webb’s trainings as combining practical, hands-on, cutting-edge concepts with a highly engaging and entertaining style.

Disclosure:
Financial- Receives a speaking honorarium from Vyne Education
Nonfinancial - Training in martial arts with Fitness One owned by Allen Branch, Korea DangSoo Do Association, and Dan Bernardo.

Continuing Education Credits
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Marriage & Family Therapists - California: The State of California, Board of Behavioral Sciences will recognize and accept continuing education programs that are sponsored by providers approved by the American Psychological Association and the ASWB. Full attendance at this course will qualify for 6.0 hours of continuing education credit.

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Social Workers - Florida: Vyne Education, LLC. is an approved provider with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling Provider #50-466. This educational offering is approved for 6 continuing education credits.


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Audience
  • Psychologists
  • Psychiatrists
  • Emergency Medicine MDs, PAs, NPs, and Nurses
  • Intake Coordinators
  • Nurses
  • Mobile Crisis Teams
  • Social Workers
  • Counselors
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners
  • Case Managers
  • Emergency Medical Technicians
  • School Counselors
  • Corrections Officers
  • Law Enforcement
  • Pastoral Counselors/Clergy
  • Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors
Reviews

This was the best practical workshop I've ever attended! It filled in the gaps left from textbook learning. I learned things that I will use TODAY!
Dolores A., MFT, Fresno, CA


Mr. Webb has a great, relaxed, and warm style of presentation coupled with a rich knowledge and experience. The course was enjoyable and highly informative!
William L., PhD, Fresno, CA


I usually do not give such high ratings, but Tim was a TERRIFIC speaker—outstanding and highly knowledgeable with excellent relevancy to issues. Time flew by!!
Letty M., LCSW, San Francisco, CA


This was a great course with a lot of information—very comprehensive!!
Lynn P., PhD, Alameda, CA