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

  • 04 Apr 2013
  • 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Berks County
  • 5

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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:
Berks Encore
40 N. 9th St.
Reading, PA 19601

Special thanks to Berks Encore for hosting our Berks County training

Parking lot is located across the street from Berks Encore. Registered attendees will be emailed a parking lot code prior to the training.


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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