Medicare Basics with an Emphasis on Mental Health Services and Suicide Prevention Training

  • 07 Feb 2013
  • 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Philadelphia County
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Medicare Basics with an Emphasis on Mental Health Services & Suicide Prevention Training

A one day, no-cost training session

This training will be conducted by the Behavioral Health Connection (An APPRISE Program) and the Pennsylvania Behavioral Health & Aging Coalition

Lunch will be provided

Location:
ActionAIDS
1216 Arch St., 6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Special thanks to ActionAIDS for hosting our Philadelphia County training! 

Public transportation options:

  • “L”, exit at 13th Street
  • Broad St line: City Hall stop
  • Regional Rail: Market East Station

Parking garages are nearby


Target Audience:

This training is for all mental health and intellectual disability professions, aging professionals, housing specialists, and Social Workers working with Medicare beneficiaries. 

Goal:

The goal of this training is to enhance the knowledge of social service professionals who provide care to older adults and/or mental health consumers to enhance their understanding of Medicare Services and to prevent suicide. 

Agenda

Final Registration (30 minutes before start of presentation)

Medicare Basics

  • Overview
  • Mental Health Services covered under Medicare

Lunch and Networking

Stop Medicare Fraud 101

  • Presentation by Senior Medicare patrol
  • Learn how to identify, prevent and report Medicare fraud

QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer): A Suicide Prevention Training

  • Learn how to “Question, Persuade” and Refer” an individual expressing thoughts of suicide
  • Enhance your knowledge of local resources to save lives

Wrap up and Evaluations


 3544 North Progress Avenue, Suite 107 |  Harrisburg, PA 17110  |  717-857-3163Click here to go to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline website

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