Navigating Telepsychiatry In Mental Health Care: A Discussion With A Peer Specialist & A Caregiver

Webinar: Navigating Telepsychiatry In Mental Health Care: A Discussion With A Peer Specialist & A Caregiver

Location: Online Via PsychU.org

Description: On average, in the United States there is 1 mental health provider for every 536 individuals and providers are not evenly distributed throughout the country. Technological advances in mental health are expanding access to consumers. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the adaptation and utilization of telemedicine services has increased due to social distancing guidelines. In this webinar, hear perspectives from a caregiver and a peer specialist on mental health care delivery, access to telemedicine, and suggestions on how to prepare for a telemedicine visit.

Speakers are employees or paid consultants of Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.

Gaurava Agarwal, MD

Kathy Day, MPA, BA, AA
Featured Speaker

    • PsychU Section Advisor for Patient and Caregivers
    • Caregiver and mental health advocate in Sacramento, CA
    • Former member of the Sacramento County Mental Health Board
    • Active in legislative reform at local and federal levels
Alan “Tony” Amberg, MS, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC

Dwayne Mayes
Featured Speaker

    • PsychU Section Advisor for Patient and Caregivers
    • Program Director of the Recovery Network & Peer Training Program at the Mental Health Association of Westchester
    • Former board member of the International Association of Peer Specialists
Alan “Tony” Amberg, MS, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC

Becky Wong, PharmD, MBA
Moderator

    • Senior Medical Science Liaison, Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.

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Webinar will be held on August 13thth from 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST

August 13th, 2020 12:00pm EST

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