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MIRECC Presents Schedule and Topics | VA free online Continuing Education

MIRECC Presents Schedule and Topics

NW MIRECC Presents - Continuing Education-accredited education series on mental health topicsThe Northwest Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center provides continuing education through MIRECC Presents. MIRECC Presents translates current scientific and clinical research into information that can be used by clinicians to enhance the care of Veterans. By integrating cutting-edge treatments and timely research into their daily clinical practices, mental health providers are empowered to provide the highest quality of care for Veterans experiencing mental health challenges. The target audience includes but is not limited to Physicians, Nurses, Psychologists, Social Workers, Healthcare Teams and other professionals supporting Veteran care.

MIRECC Presents occur on the first and third Wednesdays from October to June. To join the presentation (see schedule below), go to http://va-eerc-ees.adobeconnect.com/mireccpresents/. To join by phone, call the VANTS line at 1-800-767-1750 and enter the code 46505#. To view past presentations, please visit the MIRECC Presents archive.

2020-2021 MIRECC Presents Schedule

October 7:  Keeping Veterans Engaged in Treatment: A Veteran Cultural Competence Approach
Presenter:  Joseph Geraci, PhD

October 21:  Sustaining Healthcare Worker Well-Being During COVID-19
Presenter:  Joshua Morganstein, MD

November 4:  Clinical Considerations for Intimate Partner Violence in the COVID-19 Era
Presenters:  Katherine Iverson, PhD and Julia Caplan, LCSW-C

November 18:  Supporting Veterans with Dementia and Caregivers During the Era of COVID-19
Presenters:  Marcela Otero, PhD and Kaci Fairchild, PhD

December 2:  Moral Distress in the COVID-19 Era
Presenter:  Sonya Norman, PhD

December 16:  Medicolegal Causation in Suicide
Presenter:  Michael Freeman Med.Dr., Ph.D.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

VA Employees: MIRECC Presents is accredited* by JA IPCE, ACCME, and ANCC. MIRECC Presents is registered** as a provider of continuing education units to VA employees by JA IPCE, ACCME, ACCME non-physician certificate option, ANCC, ASWB, and the New York State Education Department (NYSED) Social Work Board. For instructions on receiving CEU, please download the program brochure specific to the topic.  VA employees must preregister on TMS at least a day prior to the presentation to receive CE credit.

Non-VA Employees: Clinicians not employed by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, but are interested in learning about how to help Veterans are welcome and encouraged to attend MIRECC Presents. However, at this time MIRECC Presents is not accredited nor registered to provide CEUs to non-VA employees. Certificate of Attendance can be provided. Please email us prior to the presentation if you require a Certificate. To join MIRECC Presents, community providers can go directly to http://va-eerc-ees.adobeconnect.com/mireccpresents/. No pre-registration required.

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