{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} The Social Determinants of Mental Health: Part 1, Definitions, Distinctions, and Dimensions for Professional Case Management

Activity Steps


There have been numerous studies that confirm Social Determinants of Health SDoH have an impact on the healthcare industry?s financial bottom line. There is a new dimension that needs to be addressed. These are the social determinants of mental health (SDoMH) which result from the same endemic upstream factors that contribute to the SDoH and are as costly an imperative to tackle. The author explores specific concepts and themes, including the types of stigma associated with mental health concerns.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Define the primary categories and key constructs of mental illness and mental health care as they relate to Social Determinants of Mental Health (SDoMH).
  2. Recognize the upstream factors that have led to long-standing patterns of systematic racism associated with SDoMH.
  3. Identify the rationale for a cultural shift to revise the framing of SDoMH from individual to a population-based approach to meet complex, increasing, and unmet care needs.
Price: $24.95


  • CCMC 1.0 CH

This Continuing Education (CE) activity is provided by Lippincott Professional Development and has been preapproved by the Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC) for 1.0 CE contact hours.

Professions: Case Manager
Test Code: PCM0521A CM
Published: May/Jun 2021
Expires: 5/1/2022
Required Passing Score: 7/10 (70%)
Authors: Ellen Fink-Samnick, MSW, ACSW, LCSW, CCM, CCTP, CMHIMP, CRP, DBH(c)