Racial/Ethnic Differences in Mental Health Service Use Among Adults (2 CE)
Course Level: Beginner
Course by: Jennifer Kolb, LCSW
Jennifer Kolb, LCSW; Social Work Consultant, reviewed and determined the course meets requirements for continuing education in the field of social work. This course is appropriate for masters and clinical level social workers. Jennifer graduated with a Master’s degree in Social Work with a specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Louisville, Kentucky. She specializes in school-based psychotherapy with children and adolescents, as well as licensing exam coaching and preparation.
Content By: This publication was prepared by the Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality (CBHSQ), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), National Institutes of Health (NIH), and RTI International.
Course Delivery: Online, Self-Paced
Course Description: This course reports estimates of mental health service utilization among adults in the U.S. within different racial/ethnic groups. Highlights include past year utilization, prescription psychiatric medication use, outpatient and inpatient mental health service, and more.
- Delineate racial/ethnic differences in mental health service use among adults
- Delineate differences in mental health service use among adults with any mental illness and serious mental illness
1. Overview of data collection methods
2. Review of differences in service use amongst adults
3. Review of differences in service use amongst adults with any mental illness
4. Review of differences in service use amongst adults with serious mental illness
Course materials can be downloaded or read online. To receive a certificate of completion, you must complete an online multiple-choice post-test with a score of 75% or better and complete an online course evaluation.