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Aug 14

Becoming Farm Stress Certified: A Unique Approach to Training for Mental Health Professionals

In this session, learn how a multi-disciplined team of Extension educators developed a continuing education model with their University’s College of Social Work to help licensed social workers and healthcare professionals meet ongoing rural community needs for mental well-being. “Farm Stress Certified” is a three-session webinar series that teaches the uniqueness of farm life, agricultural professions, and rural life so practitioners can better serve clients living and working in rural and agricultural settings.

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Aug 14, 2024 01:00pm ET - Aug 14, 2024 03:00pm ET

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Learning Objective 1: Cultivate an understanding of what Farm Stress is and why it is important.

Learning Objective 2: Understand the disconnect between provider and rural participant.

Learning Objective 3: Recognize how to implement better strategies when engaging the rural community in mental health work. 

Presenters: Bridget Britton, Behavioral Health Field Specialist, and Sarah Noggle, ANR Educator Paulding County (OSU Extension)

Course content is meeting the continuing education license requirements: 

  • Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist Board Provider Status approval #RCST012402.
  • Kentucky Board of Social Work continuing education sponsorship approval KBSWSP 202320.