Clinical MP3C Modules

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Managing the Distress Associated with Physical Symptoms of Unclear Origin

This Medical Psychiatry Collaborative Care Certificate (MP3C) module workshop will provide an opportunity for participants to understand the meaning of unexplained physical symptoms to patients and providers and the challenges they face when they experience unexplained physical symptoms. Workshop participants will be guided through evidence-informed practices for the targeted patient population and will have the oppurtunity to develop approaches for creating a productive patient/provider therapeutic relationship. 

Duration: 2 hours

Upcoming offering:

Date: Tuesday, June 5, 2018 
Time: 5:00-7:00 pm
Location: Trillium Health Partners (register here)

 

An Approach to Dementia-Related Behaviours for Providers and Caregivers

This two hour workshop will feature an inter-professional approach to managing complexities in patients wtih response behaviours of dementia, including the topics of: differentiating between delirium and dementia, approaches to behaviour assessment, caregiving strategies to minimize responsive behaviours, and communication approaches. Workshop participants will have the opportunity to refllect on patient encounters and discuss improved patient outcomes and experiences.

Duration: 2 hours

Upcoming offering:

Date: Thursday, March 22, 2018
Time: 2:00-4:00 pm
Location: Trillium Health Partners

Putting Sleep Disorders to Rest in Medically Complex Patients

This two hour workshop will address the complex relationship between sleep and mental illness. Participants will learn to apply a comprehensive approach to assessing and managing sleep complaints in patients with psychiatric and medical comorbidities, as well as how to develop a care plan in collaboration with inter-professional team members and patients to support patients' sleep management. Workshop participants will reflect on patient encounters and resource limitations through case studies and will learn about the relevant resources to improve patient sleep outcomes and experiences.

Duration: 2 hours

Upcoming offering:

Date: Wednesday, March 28, 2018 
Time: 5:30-7:30 pm
Location: Trillium Health Partners

Practical Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Skills in Non-Mental Health Settings

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) has been recognized as an effective and evidence based therapeutic modality for the treatment of mental health. Poor physical health can lead to an increased risk of developing mental health problems, and similarly, poor mental health can negatively impact physical health, leading to an increased risk of some physical health conditions. This module will use case-based learning to teach participants when to apply CBT principles in their work for managing patients with co-occurring mental and physical health conditions through using an integrative and comprehensive approach. Training related to prioritization of what is important when using CBT skills, how to initiate CBT principles and where to access online CBT resources will also be included. Workshop participants will have the opportunity to practice the skills introduced by facilitators.

Duration: 2 hours

Previous offering:

Date: Thursday, February 22, 2018
Time: 5:00-7:00 pm
Location: Trillium Health Partners

Caring about Confusion: Clinical Approaches to Delirium

This one hour workshop will feature an inter-professional approach to managing complexities in patients with delirium including topics of: etiology (including a discussion on hospital-related processes which contribute to development of delirium), leading hypotheses of pathophysiology, diagnosis, outcomes, prevention, and management. Workshop participants will have the opportunity to reflect on patient encounters and discuss improved patient outcomes and experiences. 

Duration: 1.5 hours

Previous offering:

Date: Thursday, February 8, 2018
Time: 3:00-4:30 pm
Location: Trillium Health Partners

Integrated Obesity & Mental Health Care: Practical Strategies to Improve Outcomes 

This workshop addresses the association between mental health and obesity from both adult and pediatric perspectives. It identifies and explains the difference in treatment approach when working with each of these populations. During this workshop, facilitators will introduce and explain mental health approaches used to target patient engagement as well as cognitive and behavioral patterns that may interfere with physical health and emotional wellbeing. Training related to interdisciplinary communication, care plan development, and patient advocacy will be included. Workshop participants will have the opportunity to practice skills introduced by facilitators. Case scenarios and role-plays will be used. Resources and practitioner tools used to support patients experiencing co-occurring obesity and mental health conditions will be provided. 

Duration: 3 hours

Previous Offerings:
Date: Monday, October 23, 2017
Time: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: Trillium Health Partners 

 

Collaboratively Managing Eating Disorders in the Adult Population

Eating disorders are a serious illness with life threatening physical and mental health morbidity and mortality. Management of patients with eating disorders is complex and calls upon inter-professional skills that are best managed in a collaborative framework. This module will use case-based learning to help attendees to understand the etiology, prevalence, assessment tools, principles of medical management and treatment for anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa.

Principles of management will focus on community based and primary care assessment and intervention. We will discuss both physical and mental health complications, integrated treatment approaches and levels of intervention ranging from community based, general hospital care to specialized treatment settings.

Duration: 2 hours

Previous Offerings:
Date: Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Time: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Location: Trillium Health Partners