Medcom Introduces New Video Series: Mental Health Assessment Tools

June 06, 2018 (PRLEAP.COM) Health News
Cypress, CA Medcom, a leading national provider of healthcare education materials, is pleased to announce the release of its new series, Mental Health Assessment Tools, a collection of 40 training DVDs featuring real-world scenarios healthcare professionals encounter every day.

This comprehensive collection of visual guideposts provides the essential tools and information healthcare workers need to identify non-verbal cues and body language identifiers in patients across a broad spectrum of disorders. The medical videos also demonstrate critical skills such as setting limits, negotiating with patients, properly phrasing questions, and diffusing anger. Many of the assessments include recommendations on next steps for providing patient treatment.

"The release of this dynamic video series comes at a time when serious mental health policy discussions are taking place across the country," said Michael Zoradi, President and CEO of Medcom.

The ground-breaking Mental Health Assessment Tools video series can be seamlessly integrated into any existing mental health training program and provides visual examples of multiple disorders. Sample titles include:

  • Alcohol and CAGE Assessment
  • Anger Assessment
  • Anxiety Assessment
  • Eating Disorders
  • Gun Safety Assessmentv
  • Mental Status Exam
  • Loss and Grief Assessment
  • Suicide Assessment

  • This is the second series in a library of DVDs that Medcom plans to release this year, which will cover a wide variety of mental health issues.

    "Video learning programs are a highly effective way to provide clinical training for mental health professionals. Studies show that video learning is intellectually stimulating, encourages cognitive learning and knowledge retention, and helps learners gain essential clinical skills," said Zoradi.

    Each DVD in the Mental Health Assessment Tools series is individually priced, enabling mental health providers to choose the most relevant programs for their needs. These videos will soon be available for online streaming as well.

    Learn more about the new Mental Health Assessment Tools DVD series here.

    About Medcom
    Medcom has been producing and distributing quality healthcare education for more than 50 years. The company employs the input of experts in a variety of healthcare specialties and professional organizations, including the American Lung Association, the Mayo Clinic, and Stanford University Medical Center.

    Medcom's educational materials are produced for healthcare professionals, students entering the healthcare industry, patients and their families, and health-conscious people everywhere. For additional information, please visit www.medcomrn.com

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