Healthcare providers struggle every day to successfully and ethically treat patients with personality disorders. Since personality disorders take on new dimensions as a patient ages, there are unique challenges in working with seniors diagnosed with them. What are the ethical dilemmas that overwhelm healthcare providers? How do we treat the senior with empathy while ensuring that appropriate boundaries are in place? What are the best practices for collaborating with multidisciplinary teams while honoring our individual professional ethics? Join us for this thought-provoking program designed to improve your understanding of ethically treating seniors with personality disorders.
Content Level: Beginner to Intermediate
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Jennifer L. FitzPatrick, MSW, LCSW-C, CSP is the founder of Jenerations Health Education, Inc., a full service healthcare education organization. With over 20+ years experience in healthcare, Jennifer is also a gerontology instructor at Johns Hopkins University’s Certificate on Aging program. Her mission is to help healthcare organizations and professionals grow while empowering patients and their caregivers.
Jennifer appears frequently in the media and has been featured on ABC, CBS, NBC, Univision, Sirius XM and in Fast Company, Reader’s Digest, Forbes, U.S. News & World Report, The Huffington Post and many more. A member of the National Speakers Association, she is one of less than 800 Certified Speaking Professionals (CSP) worldwide. Her first book, Cruising Through Caregiving: Reducing The Stress of Caring For Your Loved One helps family caregivers and is also a resource for healthcare professionals who want to set better boundaries with patients.
Jennifer is primarily a keynote speaker at national conferences but also offers private programs to corporations, government and non-profit organizations For more information on keynote speaking, please click here.
When she’s not speaking and writing, Jennifer loves boating with her husband Sean. In nautical circles her claim to fame is being the Chesapeake Bay’s least talented first mate. Having grown up in the Philadelphia area, her secret talent is parallel parking.
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Name at least 3 different types of personality disorders.
Identify 3 ethical challenges that arise when working with seniors diagnosed with personality disorders.
List 3 best practices handling ethical dilemmas in working with seniors with personality disorders.
15 minutes: Differentiating between normal mental health in aging & personality disorders
30 minutes: Review of multidisciplinary ethics as they relate to working with seniors & personality disorders
15 minutes: Best practices when working with those who have personality disorders