Behavioral Health: Employee and Patient Safety

Employee Safety

Safety for staff and patients with behavioral health needs is a growing concern and children’s hospitals are finding new strategies for maintaining safe environments.

Resources

ARTICLE

Hospital Room Design Strategies to Keep Behavioral Health Patients Safe
April 27, 2018
A facilities expert discusses room design strategies to keep behavioral health patients and caregivers safe.

PRESENTATION OR RECORDING

Making Rooms Safer Through Facility Design Protected content icon
February 27, 2018
Hear how two children's hospitals met CMS guidelines by creating safer ED and inpatient rooms to minimize risk for children and staff.

Discussion Group

Discuss with hospital colleagues how to manage care for children with behavioral and mental health needs. Topics include programs, staff support, cost of care and more. The new group is open to all members.

Clinician Training

New online courses through Pediatric Learning Solutions prepare clinicians working in areas where pediatric patients with psychiatric and/or behavioral health disorders may be encountered.