Case Management, Care Planning, and Behavioral Health for Homeless Individuals

$3.00 | CEU Hours:1.00 | Beginning

 

CEU Course Description

In the United States and other industrialized countries, rates of disease and mortality are high among those experiencing homelessness and youth represent one of the largest sub-groups of the overall homeless populations.  This CEU course provides an overview of the health issues among youth, case management, and advance care planning among the homeless.

Article Author:  National Health Care for the Homeless Council; Claudia Davidson, MPH
Exam writer:  Patricia Hocking-Walker, M.S. (Psychology)

CEU Course Objectives

1.  Discuss what the Patient Self-Determination Act passed in 1990 requires Medicare and Medicaid providers to do.

2.  Enumerate what has a positive impact in deterring homeless youth from substance use and risky sexual behaviors.

3.  Explain how case management helps reduce costs and alleviate the economic impact of homelessness.

4.  Examine why ACP should be facilitated earlier for the homeless population than for the general population.

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