Boot Camp for New Directors: This program is designed to provide both new directors as well as providers interested in leadership roles with exposure to key foundational health care management skills. Areas of focus will include communication and leadership, quality and risk management, and finance.
Pharmacotherapy Update — Part 1: Selected Topics in Primary Care: The purpose of this workshop is to provide the healthcare professional with a general overview and update in three selected areas of pharmacology: headaches, common dermatologic conditions, and management of respiratory problems.
Quality in College Health: Achieving AAAHC Accreditation: This presentation will present practical information on how to be successful and achieve accreditation. Quality and professional improvement and essential components of accreditation will be discussed in detail, with examples of exemplary quality improvement efforts.
The Columbia Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS): A Training Workshop: The Columbia Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS) assesses the full range of evidence-based suicidal ideation and behavior items and has shown the ability to successfully predict suicide attempts with the potential to reduce false positive cases often seen with other screening measures. Those completing this workshop will be certified to administer the C-SSRS.
Tuesday, May 28, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Healthy Campus 2020: Connect, Collaborate, and Create: This session will provide in-depth training on implementation of a Healthy Campus initiative. Topics include: selecting the target population(s), organizing a coalition, prioritizing issues, building partnerships, planning/ implementing new campus initiatives, and measuring change.
Pharmacotherapy Update — Part 2: Selected Topics in Mental Health: The purpose of this workshop is to provide the healthcare professional with a general overview and update in clinical psychopharmacology.
Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Exercise Workshop: Participants in the workshop will be shown basic exercise program structure and best practices that they can use to develop an exercise program on their campuses. The workshop will also include a tabletop exercise during which participants will play out the on-campus response to an emerging public health threat.
Strategies for Developing College Health-Specific Nursing Protocols and Policies: Expanding the Effort: This workshop will include didactic presentations, focused group sessions, and a sharing of group outcomes. The session will guide participants and provide an opportunity to interact with nursing peers in the development of tools vital to nursing practice.
Supervision of Mental Health Trainees in a College/University Setting; Practical, Legal and Ethical Issues: Through didactic presentation, case review, and small and large group discussions, the participant will become informed and aware of the practical, legal and ethical issues that are inherent in the supervisory process in college mental health.
For a full description of each Pre-Conference Workshop, visit the ACHA 2013 Annual Meeting website.