Women’s treatment needs are impacted by gender differences.
And in women with serious mental health conditions (PTSD, major depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia) traumatic experiences tied to gender and power differentials are often a major component in the development and presentation of their symptoms. From motherhood and family relationships to sexual, racial, ethnic, class, work and religion, these differences encompass every facet of female identity.
But traditional mental health models and training neglect to account for the impacts of female clients intersecting identities on treatment. Clinicians are left struggling to get results, lacking the tools to treat this population in a non-pathologizing way.
How can you provide compassionate care that empowers these women in treatment?
Drs. Lauren Mizock and Erika Carr are the authors of Women with Serious Mental Illness: Gender-Sensitive and Recovery-Oriented Care (Oxford University Press, 2021) and co-chairs of the American Psychological Association’s Task Force for Women with Serious Mental Illness.
Watch them for this groundbreaking one-day program as they provide you with a gendersensitive therapy approach so you can more successfully address the issues impacting the treatment of women with mental health issues.
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**Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.
Lauren Mizock, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice as well as core faculty in the clinical psychology PhD program at Fielding Graduate University and director of the social justice and diversity concentration. Dr. Mizock is on the executive committee of the Society for the Psychology of Women (Division 35) of the American Psychological Association (APA) and co-chairs the Women with Serious Mental Illness Committee and Motherhood Committee. She is the co-author of Women with Serious Mental Illness: Gender-Sensitive and Recovery-Oriented Care (Oxford University Press, 2021), Acceptance of Mental Illness: Promoting Recovery among Culturally Diverse Groups (Oxford University Press, 2016) and Researcher Race: Social Constructions in the Research Process (Information Age Publishing 2012), in addition to over 60 publications. Dr. Mizock’s research and clinical interests are in cultural competence in teaching and clinical practice, mental illness, women’s mental health, and transgender and gender diverse populations.
Financial: Lauren Mizock maintains a private practice. She is a core faculty at Fielding Graduate University. Dr. Mizock is an author and receives royalties. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Lauren Mizock is a member of the American Psychological Association, Div 35, Psychology of Women; and the American Psychology Association.
Erika Carr, PhD, is a licensed psychologist and associate professor in the department of psychiatry at Yale University School of Medicine. She also serves as director of the inpatient psychology service at Connecticut Mental Health Center in New Haven, CT. Dr. Carr is the co-author of Women with Serious Mental Illness: Gender-Sensitive and Recovery-Oriented Care (Oxford University Press, 2021) and the chair of the Task Force for Women who Experience Serious Mental Illness in the Society for the Psychology of Women (Division 35) of the American Psychological Association (APA). Dr. Carr has a particular interest in women who experience serious mental illness, as evident by her focus on women’s issues and recovery-oriented care. Dr. Carr directs the psychology service at her institution for an inpatient psychiatric unit and specifically focuses on providing training experiences for psychology fellows from a recovery-oriented perspective so as to help empower the individuals they serve, mitigating the impact of stigma and oppression, and partnering in the recovery journeys of individuals who experience serious mental illness as they build lives of meaning as they so define.
Financial: Erika Carr is an associate professor at the Yale University School of Medicine. She serves as the director of the Inpatient Psychology Service at Connecticut Mental Health Center. Dr. Carr is an author and receives royalties. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Erika Carr has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
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