Caring for someone with mental illness can be confusing, one-sided and even painful. In this webinar learn how to recognize the effects of caregiving on wellbeing, identify barriers to self-care, and review and use a self-care checklist to ensure the caregiver has the resources to stay strong and healthy.
The Arab and Arab-American heritage is very rich and full and the veil is symbolic of both Islam and Christianity. Both religions, and the multitude of cultures that it encompasses, have been severely impacted for the last decade. This seminar will provide background and history about the community, past and present impressions of mental health treatment, and cultural sensitivities within the respective religions.
Many experts believe gaming is the modern babysitter for teens. In 2014, approximately 99 percent of American boys and 94 percent of girls play video games with 97 percent playing at least one hour per day. Are you curious about whether or not gaming is helpful or harmful from a mental health perspective? Join Margaret and Rita for a discussion on the gaming culture, clinical research and interventions.
- define gaming and impact on relationships and academic performance
- provide overview of research and possible trends on gaming
- describe the mental health disorders in DMS 5 commonly recognized in gamers
- outline clinical interventions with treating a gaming teen
- highlight a case study of a gamer
- share current resources for clinicians and general public on gaming
Rita Abdallah, LISW-S, LCSW-C, ACSW
Margaret Bohn-Galas, LISW
1 free CE credit for Ohio NASW members
A beginner's webinar on the power of using animals in clinical settings.
Learn about the risks and benefits of 5 common CAM practices for those in active cancer treatment. Explore the latest research to support or bust these CAM practices.
This presentation is designed to help participants enhance patient care by focusing on patient-centered communication functions and skills that can be effectively employed in various types of patient encounters in the cancer care setting.
This presentation is designed to help participants enhance patient care by recognizing the essential components of survivorship care and how to implement a quality survivorship program in their own clinical setting.
Join Rita Abdallah and Susan Shehata for a fun conversation about spring clearings.