4108-21: Caring in Ministry: Leveraging Faith Communities in Support of Mental Health Recovery

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4108-21: Caring in Ministry: Leveraging Faith Communities in Support of Mental Health Recovery

This presentation identifies the importance of and strategies for diverse faith communities engaging in mental health ministry (MHM). A progress report of a newly developed MHM project is provided. The feasibility of PMH RNs advocating for and leading mental health program development in faith communities will be highlighted.


Disclosures:  The presenter and planners have no conflict of interest or commercial support to disclose.  Off-label use of medications will not be discussed during this presentation.

Session Length:
  43 minutes

Target Audience:  RN, APRN

Learning Outcome:
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

  • Identify three ways to integrate mental health in a faith community to promote mental health recovery. 

Keywords:  Faith Community, Faith Community and Psychiatric Nursing, Mental Health Ministry

Nursing Continuing Professional Development:
0.75 contact hours.  * In order to receive contact hours, you must: Listen to presentation, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post-test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post-test and a score of 80% is required to pass. Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. You cannot earn credit unless all steps are completed.

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Originally Presented
APNA 35th Annual Conference

The contact hours for this session expire:  November 30, 2024

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