Farm Stress Certified

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This three-module program is designed to give mental health professionals the understanding and resources needed to assist the agricultural community. Continuing Education Credits available. See below.

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Module 1 Module 2 Module 3
Farming 101

Managing the Farm

Farming-The Real World

  • Identify unique stressors in the agriculture industry
  • Examine the structure of Ohio’s farming community
  • Recognize the barriers to seeking mental health treatment for the rural communities
  • Discuss how weather plays a much larger role of stress for our farmers than we realize
  • Assess how passing on the farm affects the farm family
  • Evaluate the impact of agriculture economic fluctuation
  • Recognize the stress as a result of legal complexities in the farming community
  • Examine the Agrarian Imperative
  • Illustrate the impact of full-time farming on the family
  • Evaluate health care system issues for the agricultural community
  • Question farmers about the challenges they face and its mental health impact
Dates Dates Dates
April 27, 2023; 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM May 4, 2023; 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM May 11, 2023; 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Instructors Instructors Instructors
Bridget Britton
Sarah Noggle
Jamie Dellifield
Chris Zoller

Peggy Hall

David Marrison

Ken Martin
Dee Jepsen
Farmer panel

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Continuing Education Credits
 2.5 Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and
Family Therapist Board (CSWMFT)
 2.5 Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board

Ohio Department of Agriculture Logo$100 value for free thanks to a grant from the Ohio Department of Agriculture

*This research is made possible through a grant from the Ohio Department of Agriculture and was supported by the intramural research program of the U.S. Department of
Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture, 7 U.S.C 5936, Section 7522 of FCEA of 2008, Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network (FRSAN)

Questions? Email Bridget Britton at