As Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias progress, our ability to understand the patient constantly becomes more challenging. The patient’s declining ability to understand us can also become a major source of frustration and “behaviors.” Join us for this interactive program where we will discuss strategies for better understanding—and being understood by—some who has dementia
Content Level: Beginner to Intermediate
This program is pending approval by CCMC for continuing education credits. Please check back for approval or contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Jenerations Health Education, #1494, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Jenerations Health Education maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 01/26/2021-01/26/24. Social Workers completing this course receive 3 General Social Work Practice continuing education credit.
Stephanie Goldstein, BSW, LBSW, has been in healthcare for more than 15 years. Her experience includes both working directly with patients and as a manager in mental health and long term care. She is passionate about educating patients and families on options while promoting self-determination for those with complex physical, cognitive or mental health diagnoses. A frequent guest lecturer for Johns Hopkins University’s Certificate on Aging program, she also loves teaching professionals about best practices in working with older generations.
30 minutes: Review and Discussion of the types of Dementia
60 minutes: Identifying the problems encountered in Dementia communications
45 minutes: How to prevent dementia communication issues
45 minutes: Best practices and strategies for improving dementia communications
*Successful completion of this seminar will require attendance for the entire event, signing in & out as well as completion & submission of the evaluation form.
*Certificates distributed upon completion & receipt of evaluation.
Bibliography & References available upon request
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