Understanding Grave Disability
The concepts that inform decision-making about whether an individual meets criteria for grave disability are introduced. The history and intent of the Lanterman-Petris-Short (LPS) Act and the development of community-based mental health treatment is briefly addressed. Scenarios in homeless outreach that can lead a team or outreach specialist to consider whether an individual is gravely disabled are reviewed. Recorded on July 28, 2020.
Please note that CEs are only available by attending the live virtual training, not the anytime session.
- Develop an understanding regarding the legal and ethical frameworks underlying grave disability, including the Lanterman-Petris-Short Act (LPS)
- Describe the framework of interpreting motives and assessing abilities when beginning to evaluate grave disability in clients