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This course is a primer on the current state of mental health design and provides participants with an introduction to current clinical, public policy, regulatory and social drivers impacting the design of mental health facilities and surveys current facility and design trends. Presented Tuesday, September 17, 2013 Learning Objectives: Participants attending this webinar will: 1. Understand the types of treatment settings and the basic differences between settings based upon mission and market. 2. Discern the social, regulatory and public policy impacts on the design and planning of mental health facilities. 3. Recognize the major drivers (including treatment modalities) impacting mental health facility planning and design. 4. Speak confidently about evidence-base design impacts on mental health facilities. Presenter: Francis Murdock Pitts FAIA FACHA OAA, President, architecture+ Moderator: John Kreidich, Jr., AIA, AAH Webinar Leader Manager, Healthcare Services, McCarthy Building Companies #FrankPitts #HealthcareEssentials #Webinars #AAH #mentalhealthfacilities #MentalHealth #AcademyofArchitectureforHealth