Course Description

This course, presented by Westmoreland County Behavioral Health/Developmental Services/Early Intervention (BHDSEI) offers an introduction and overview of mental health and behavioral health resources available in the region for children and adults.  Though many of the resources are based in Westmoreland County, the general information presented about how county and state services are funded and levels of care would be relevant for practitioners in any PA county.

This course includes video recorded for a live CLE presentation for the Westmoreland Bar Association.

Videography services were provided by Network Deposition Services.

Your purchase includes access to the course and course materials for 90 days.

CLE Credit:

1.0 PA Substantive CLE

This course contains approximately 50 minutes of content, all of which is required for course completion.

Your certificate of completion will be issued automatically after all elements of the course have been viewed/completed.  Credits will be reported to the CLE Board within 30 days of your completion of the course and your completion date will be reported as the day on which you actually finished the course.

Minimum System Requirements:

This course includes downloads of PDF documents (Portable Document Format) and streaming video. Viewing the documents will require Adobe Acrobat Reader or other PDF viewing software.  Adobe Acrobat Reader is available for free from the Adobe website.

The video player will run on Mac OS, Windows and Linux as well as most mobile devices and tablets on any browser that supports Adobe Flash and/or HTML5.  Supported browsers include Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Internet Explorer 9,10,11, and Microsoft Edge.  Internet Explorer 8 is not supported on Windows XP for security reasons, but is supported on Windows 7 or higher operating systems.

An internet connection with a minimum speed of 768 kilobits per second is required.  At least 5MB/sec is recommended to stream video in full HD quality.  Please note that the video player may downgrade the quality of the video to accommodate lower connection speeds.

Course Presenter

  • Westmoreland County Behavioral Health (BHDSEI)

    Westmoreland County Behavioral Health (BHDSEI)

    Dirk Matson, Administrator, BHDSEI
    Renee Dadey, Supervisor, Children's Behavioral Health
    Sara Stenger, Supervisor, Adult Behavioral Health

    Westmoreland County Behavioral Health/Developmental Services/Early Intervention (BHDSEI) provides the opportunity for each individual to choose appropriate services and supports which promote hope, growth, recovery, quality of life, and inclusion in the community. BHDSEI performs the administrative functions necessary to ensure access and availability of a wide array of services and service providers.

Course curriculum

  • 1
    Course Materials
    • How to Navigate This Course
    • Behavioral Health PowerPoint (Printing or download optional)
    • Behavioral Health Brochures (Printing or download optional)
    • Behavioral Health Agenda and Packet (Printing or download optional)
    • Behavioral Health Part One
    • Behavioral Health Part Two
    • Course Evaluation (Required)