Upcoming Training

Join the Region 2 Public Health Training Center for their August 2022 Log-in2Learn live webinar. Participants will learn about gun laws and their relationship with mental health and stigma from Dr. Merrill Rotter from the New York State Office of Mental Health.

After the webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the development of gun laws as they relate to individuals with mental illness
  • Recognize the relationship between mental illness and violence
  • Explain the relationship between stigma and treatment participation, and the effects gun laws can have

Recommended Reading:

  • Pinals, D. A., & Anacker, L. (2016). Mental illness and firearms: legal context and clinical approaches. Psychiatric Clinics, 39(4), 611-621. https://bit.ly/3yOm1sc
  • Metzl, J. M., Piemonte, J., & McKay, T. (2021). Mental illness, mass shootings, and the future of psychiatric research into American gun violence. Harvard review of psychiatry, 29(1), 81. https://bit.ly/3B0uR8N

Register in advance for this webinar:

https://columbiauniversity.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_W1hIfWPnSDSSQrx0q299CA

This program has been approved for 1.0 Category I Continuing Education Credit for CHES/MCHES by the Rutgers School of Public Health. The Rutgers School of Public Health is a certified CHES/MCHES provider by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.

This program has been approved for 1.0 Certified in Public Health (CPH) credit by the Region 2 Public Health Training Center. The Region 2 Public Health Training Center is a certified CPH provider by the National Board of Public Health Examiners.

Region 2 Public Health Training Center