Integrated Care: The Contribution of Health Literacy to Recovery-oriented Care
Total CE Credit Hours: 1
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About the Course:
In this educational presentation, Sue Picket Ph.D. and Peggy Swarbrick Ph.D. define health literacy and its influence on physical and behavioral health. Tips on how to assess for and improve health literacy are shared. Recovery to Practice (RTP) training helps behavioral health and general healthcare practitioners improve delivery of recovery-oriented services, supports, and treatment.
Aired July 12, 2017
Sue Pickett, Ph.D.; Peggy Swarbrick, Ph.D.
About the Authors:
Sue Pickett, Ph.D. is the Deputy Director at the Center for Research & Evaluation Advocates for Human Potential, Inc.
Peggy Swarbrick, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor at Rutgers University.
Any behavioral health professional working with substance abuse disorders. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.
Define and discuss the concept of health literacy.
Identify the reasons why health literacy is important in regards to recovery-oriented, integrated care, and discuss reasons for and effects of low health literacy.
Discuss practical strategies to improve health literacy.
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