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Self-Paced Online Seminars

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
Bundles
Program is also part of this bundle:

Understanding and Addressing Dementia - On-Demand Bundle

Date Published

July 15, 2021

Publisher

UT School of Social Work

Subjects

Counseling, Dementia

Questions

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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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Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

Counseling and Clinical Practice with Older Adults - Video
Counseling and Clinical Practice with Older Adults Slides - Handout
LGBT and Dementia Issues Brief - Handout
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Credit

If applicable, you may obtain credit in multiple jurisdictions simultaneously for this program (see pending/approved list below). If electing credit for this program, registrants in jurisdictions not listed below will receive a Certificate of Completion that may or may not meet credit requirements in other jurisdictions. Where applicable, credit will be only awarded to a paid registrant completing all the requirements of the program as determined by the selected accreditation authority.

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How to Attend

Join the self-paced program from your office, home, or hotel room using a computer and high speed internet connection. You may start and stop the program at your convenience, continue where you left off, and review supporting materials as often as you like. Please note: Internet Explorer is no longer a supported browser. We recommend using Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Safari for best results.

Technical Requirements
You may access this course on a computer or mobile device with high speed internet (iPhones require iOS 10 or higher). Recommended browsers are Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.

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