SWMN Social Work 2024 Mental Health CNE Conference

June 20, 2024

This course will be offered as a Livestream (virtual) attendance only. 

June 20, 2024 

Course Director: Denise Rismeyer, DNP, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, Director of Continuing Nursing Education, Mayo Clinic 

This course provides education on the role of psychiatry and other mental service professionals within behavioral healthcare and includes topics highlighting how professionals navigate various treatment modalities to address individual behavioral health needs.

A discount is available to any student currently enrolled in a nursing or social work program. Please email cne@mayo.edu for a coupon code.

Target Audience

This CNE conference is designed for social workers, nurses, and psychologists.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to: 

  1. List pharmacologic treatment options
  2. Outline how traumatic stress impacts the healthcare professional and wellness strategies to improve health
  3. Describe concepts in civil commitment and clinical ethics

Attendance at any Mayo Clinic course does not indicate or guarantee competence or proficiency in the skills, knowledge or performance of any care or procedure(s) which may be discussed or taught in this course.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 5.50 ANCC
  • 6.50 APA
  • 6.50 ASWB
Event starts: 
06/20/2024 - 8:30am
Event ends: 
06/20/2024 - 5:15pm

Thursday, June 20, 2024

All times listed are in CST (Central Standard Time)

8:30 AMWelcome and Announcements 
8:45 AMPsychopharmacology: What Every Therapist Should KnowPatrick Bigaouette, MD
9:45 AMFrom the Classroom to the Field: The Intersection of Teaching and Supervising Future Social Workers Focused on Mental Health CareJennifer Buchanan, MSW, LICSW
10:45 AMBreak 
11:00 AMBearing Witness: Traumatic Stress and the Helping ProfessionalAngela Lewis-Dmello, MSW, LICSW
12:30 PMBreak 
1:00 PMBenefits of a Mindfulness-Based ProgramCarly Hopper, MS, CHES, E-RYT® 500, YACEP®
2:00 PMMaintaining Dignity and Worth Amidst Civil Commitment: How Do We Compassionately Do This?Rachel Salaba, LICSW and Shelby Helget, MSW, LICSW
3:00 PMIntersection of Professional Social Work Ethics and Clinical EthicsEllen Case, MSW, LICSW
4:00 PMAdjourn 


Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


Credit Statements 


Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 5.50 ANCC contact hours.  

Social Work

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. Social workers completing this course receive 6.50 clinical continuing education credits. 


Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibility for the content of the programs. This activity is approved for a maximum of 6.50 credits. Credit is awarded only for actual instructional time.

Other Healthcare Professionals 

A record of attendance will be provided to all registrants for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies or other professional associations. 

Available Credit

  • 5.50 ANCC
  • 6.50 APA
  • 6.50 ASWB
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To claim credit for livestream participation in this course, learners must view the content during the hours posted for the live activity.  This course is not approved for on-demand delivery.

Commitment to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion​ 

Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development (MCSCPD) strives to foster a learning environment in which individual differences are valued, allowing all to achieve their fullest potential.  ​ 

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Request for cancellations must be submitted in writing to cne@mayo.edu

If the cancellation is made prior to the start of the activity, a refund less an administration fee of $25 will be issued. If the cancellation is made after the start of the activity, no refund will be issued. All refunds will be made using the same method as the original payment. 

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