Integration of Behavioral Health within Agricultural Health Care

Twenty percent of any population has mental health complications, including farmers and ranchers. Stigma and privacy concerns associated with mental health issues may mean that many people may not seek out available mental health services. This material was produced under grant # (SH – 26280 - SH4) from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor. It does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the U.S. Department of Labor, nor does the mention of trade names, commercial products, or organization imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.
At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:
  1. Identify a minimum of three common stressors prevalent among agricultural producers  
  2. Describe at least four signs and symptoms of depression and anxiety  
  3. Describe population based and individual based behavioral health interventions  
  4. Locate professionals and current resources in the field of agricultural behavioral health

This material was produced under grant # (SH – 26280 - SH4) from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor. It does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the U.S. Department of Labor, nor does the mention of trade names, commercial products, or organization imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

Charlotte Halverson, RN, BSN, COHN-S

Clinical Director, AgriSafe Network

Charlotte serves as the Clinical Director for AgriSafe. Prior to this role, she worked for several years in hospital acute care settings and community education.  During those years, Charlotte developed and managed a Rural Outreach Health service and a Parish Health Ministry department serving nine counties in northeast Iowa.  

She is a "charter graduate" of the University of IA agricultural occupational medicine course, is certified in occupational hearing conservation and completed the NIOSH Spirometry training.

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Pre Test- Integration of Behavioral Health within Agricultural Health Care
10 Questions  |  2 attempts  |  0/10 points to pass
10 Questions  |  2 attempts  |  0/10 points to pass
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Post Test- Integration of Behavioral Health within Agricultural Health Care
10 Questions  |  2 attempts  |  8/10 points to pass
10 Questions  |  2 attempts  |  8/10 points to pass
Evaluation
4 Questions
Certificate
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