Webinar: Creating A Culture of Wellness: A Path To Eliminating Seclusion and Restraints
February 29, 2012 from 2-3:30pm EST
Please join us for a FREE webinar. This panel discussion will be with people who are leading or have led initiatives to reduce and eliminate seclusion and restraints. Panelists will give a national perspective on eliminating seclusion and restraints, talk about trauma informed care in the efforts to eliminate seclusion and restraints, and describe creating cultural changes in hospitals that lead toward a wellness oriented environment including the introduction of the Wellness Recovery Action Plan.
Joan Gillece, PhD – Director, SAMHSA Promoting Alternatives to Seclusion and Restraint through Trauma-Informed Care Practices and Director, SAMHSA’s National Center for Trauma-informed Care
Tonier Cain – Coordinator of Consumer Affairs SAMHSA Promoting Alternatives to Seclusion and Restraint through Trauma-Informed Care Practices and Coordinator, SAMHSA’s National Center for Trauma-informed Care
Michael Hlebchuk – Outreach Specialist, Department of Recovery Services, Oregon State Hospital
Aidan Altenor – former Bureau Director for Hospital and Community Operations- PA Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
Robbie Altenor – former Assistant for Criminal Justice and Special Populations, PA Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services – Office of the Deputy Secretary
Cheryl Sharp from the National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare will moderate the panel.
Participants will be able to:
1. state the Copeland Center’s position on eliminating S/R
2. describe the importance of creating a wellness and recovery-oriented environment and alternatives to the use of S/R
3. list several alternative approaches to seclusion and restraint that support people to maintain personal wellness and safety
4. describe how WRAP and Mary Ellen Copeland’s other work can be utilized to create this environment and ultimately move away from the use of S/R
To register: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/425269352