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Counseling and Clinical Practice with Older Adults and Individuals Living with Dementia

What You Will Learn

  • Describe the role of a clinical social worker in a healthcare setting who serves older adults
  • List common themes in family therapy with older adults and caregivers
  • Review validated mental health assessment tools
  • Use 5 counseling techniques in dementia treatment from early stage to end of life
  • Explain safety considerations and elder abuse

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What You Will Learn

  • Describe the role of a clinical social worker in a healthcare setting who serves older adults
  • List common themes in family therapy with older adults and caregivers
  • Review validated mental health assessment tools
  • Use 5 counseling techniques in dementia treatment from early stage to end of life
  • Explain safety considerations and elder abuse
Thursday, July 15, 2021

1PM CENTRAL
(2:00 ET / 11:00 PT)

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Price

$40 for Registrants
$0 for UT Student/Faculty

90 minutes
Publisher

UT School of Social Work

Subjects

Counseling, Dementia

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Summary

This workshop will highlight evidence-based counseling interventions for individuals living with dementia, their caregivers, and older adults, including CBT, Mindfulness, Solution-focused therapy, Grief/loss counseling, Motivational Interviewing. Case studies and common themes from family, individual, and couples therapy from the field will be shared. Attendees will learn about mental health assessment and screening tools with older adults. Safety considerations and cultural competency will be explored.
 

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Presenters

Alyssa Aguirre, MSW, LCSW-S

Alyssa Aguirre, MSW, LCSW-S is the Assistant Director of Dementia Care Transformation for the Dell Medical School Department... Read More

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Credit

If applicable, you may obtain credit in multiple jurisdictions simultaneously for this program (see pending/approved list below). Registrants in jurisdictions not listed below will receive a Certificate of Attendance/Completion that may or may not meet credit requirements in other jurisdictions. Where applicable, credit will be only awarded to a paid registrant attending the live program at their own computer and phone.

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