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Working in a  Behavioral Inpatient Mental Health Unit with Danielle Miles

Working in a Behavioral Inpatient Mental Health Unit with Danielle Miles

Update: 2021-01-04
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Danielle and Sarah discuss: 

  • How she got interested in behavioral inpatient mental health
  • What it looks like to work in this area
  • Frequency and duration of services
  • Common diagnoses and typical ages
  • Navigating the differences in the units she works on
  • Limiting biases before working with a patient
  • Her role as an OT and types of interventions
  • Therapeutic use of self
  • It’s okay to ask for help
  • What lights her up as an OT
  • The power of voice
  • Stigma in mental health
  • The hardest and the best part of her work
  • Maintaining your own mental health while working in this practice area

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Working in a  Behavioral Inpatient Mental Health Unit with Danielle Miles

Working in a Behavioral Inpatient Mental Health Unit with Danielle Miles

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