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Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing

Competency-Based Assessments

Psychiatric-Mental Health NursingCompetency-Based Assessments

Competency-Based Assessments

1 .
Use various sources to research community mental health resources in your area. Discuss how these services target specific populations in the area. Identify any populations that are underserved or who might be in need of services that are currently not offered.
2 .
Develop a ten-minute presentation defining community mental health and how it contributes to better client outcomes.
3 .
Find three to five sources of evidence-based research on the benefits of empowerment for good mental health. Discuss the purpose of empowerment, how it benefits mental health clients, and ways to promote it at the community mental health level.
4 .
Research and create a list of local community support groups that might be beneficial for people dealing with mental health issues. Discuss the process of finding the different support groups.

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