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The materials for this product originally aired July 21, 2021.

A Psychiatric Advance Directive (PAD) is a legal document that details preferences for future mental health treatment, services, and supports. This webinar will present the core elements of a PAD, and the role and benefits of Peer Specialists facilitating and supporting their development. Presented by experts in the field, this panel discussion will share how PADs are having positive impacts on mental health and crisis services.

Learning Objectives:

1. List at least 5 core elements of a Psychiatric Advanced Directive (PAD):

2. Identify the benefits of developing a PAD to quality of care, community safety, and cultural responsiveness

3. Describe the role of Peer Specialists and benefits of peer-facilitated PADs