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2020 Military Social Work & Behavioral Health Conference

Location: Zoom

Date: Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Time: 10–4:30 p.m.

Contact: Molly Platz

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About the Event

The Military Social Work and Behavioral Health Conference will now be offered as a virtual conference the week of July 20, 2020.

This conference is a gathering of clinicians, researchers and veteran service organizations committed to sharing and learning from clinical and research experts about how to best address the behavioral health needs of our country’s service members, veterans, caregivers and family members. Hosted by the Institute for Military and Veteran Family Wellness, the event will feature speakers from the Department of Defense, the Veterans Health Administration and private- and public-sector health care systems that serve military-connected populations.

Find more information on the conference website and register to receive the Zoom information.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this presentation, the audience participant should be able to:

  • Recognize and reduce access to health care barriers that face military/veteran patients and their families;
  • Identify available Department of Defense and Veterans Health Administration health care programs and community initiatives that support military/veteran patients and families;
  • Apply the latest research findings in military/veteran care to practice;
  • Improve cultural competency when providing care to military-connected populations;
  • Provide coordinated interprofessional care to address the needs of military/veteran patients and their families.

Target Audience

  • Primary: Physicians offering mental and behavioral health care to military and veteran-affiliated communities
  • Secondary: Mental and behavioral health care providers who care for military and veteran-affiliated communities

Attributes/Competencies

This activity has been designed to promote some of the following desired physician attributes and competencies:

  • ACGME: Patient care; interpersonal and communication skills; professionalism; medical knowledge; practice-based learning and improvement; systems-based practice.
  • IOM: Patient-centered care; work with interprofessional teams; use evidence-based practice; apply QI.
  • IECC: Interprofessional teamwork and team-based practice; interprofessional communication; roles and responsibilities; values and ethics for interprofessional practice.

The 2020 Military Social Work and Behavioral Health Conference planning committee members are Steve Steffensen, M.D.; Elisa Borah, MSW, Ph.D.; Hannah O’Brien, MSSW; Molly Platz, LMSW; Jennifer Silva, LCSW-S; Col. Nathan Keller, LCSW, Ph.D.; Maj. Erika King, LCSW, Ph.D.; Brooke Fina, LCSW, BCD; Col. Jill Henderson; Rachele Misiti, LCSW, Ph.D.; Eugenia Weiss, M.A., MSW, Psy.D.; David Arnold, M.A.; Lataya Hawkins, LCSW; Kari Fletcher, MSW, Ph.D., LICSW; and Fanita Jackson-Norman, LCSW. The members of the planning committee do not have relevant financial relationships to disclose relating to the educational content of the conference.

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School designates this internet live course for a maximum of 17.50 AMA PRA Category 1Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The presentation, Reminded: Ethics in Behavioral Health, has been designated by The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School for 1 credit(s) of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.