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Supporting Emotional Wellness in Frontier Areas

November 27, 2018. In this one-hour webinar, Judith LaPan, MS, MBA, discusses how her rural Montana health department adopted an emergency response framework to better support emotional health in their community.

Quick Facts

Topics: Behavioral & Mental Health

Format: Webinar

Time: 1 hour

Cost: Free

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In this one-hour webinar, which is part of the Hot Topics series, Judith LaPan, MS, MBA, discusses how her rural Montana health department adopted an emergency response framework to better support emotional health in their community.

Air date: November 27, 2018, noon to 1:00 p.m. (PT)

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Learning Objectives

  • Understand the importance of a community-based approach to improving emotional wellness and addressing mental health in areas with limited resources.
  • Understand the process and tools used to create a community-driven plan to improve emotional wellness.
  • Identify solutions being implemented to improve emotional wellness and community resiliency.

Intended Audiences

Local, state, and tribal public health professionals; behavioral and mental health providers; non-profits, faith based organizations, and veteran’s groups

Slides and Resources

  • Slides | Slide handout (3 slides per page) (available immediately before the session)
  • Connecting Resources for Emotional Wellness (CREW) Toolbox (PDF)

Quick Facts

Topics: Behavioral & Mental Health

Format: Webinar

Time: 1 hour

Cost: Free

NWCPHP trainings are accessed through PH LearnLink. See help.

Presenter

Judith LaPan, MS, MBA, Lead Local Public Health Official, Richland County Health Department, Montana

Discussion Questions

  1. Think about non-traditional partners that could be engaged in supporting emotional wellness in your community. Who can promote health messages so that the entire community is engaged?
  2. What are some existing policies or community norms that need to change to improve emotional wellness in your area?
  3. How can you maximize existing resources to improve emotional health and wellness?

Competencies

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