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Elder Speak: Effectively Communicating with Older Adults

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Topic Areas:
Aging |  Communication Strategies
Continuing Ed |  Nursing Home Administrators (NHA) |  Social Work - NY |  SW (MD) |  SW (TX)
Stephanie Goldstein
Course Levels:
Beginner & Intermediate
1 Hour 01 Minutes
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Communication is the foundation of a healthy working relationship. We need to know our clients in order to develop this relationship and build trust. This interactive program will allow participants to understand why communicating with older adults is different from communicating with younger adults.  There are several aging processes that can interfere with communication.  Participants will work on positive communication responses and gain he essential skills for successful communication with older adults.


This course is suitable for both beginning and intermediate levels.  There is an introduction to communication techniques which is necessary and appropriate for beginners.  It also applies to intermediate levels as it expands upon the introductory level, focusing on the differences in communication with senior and their younger counterparts and the impact it can have on a therapeutic relationship.



Social Work - New York

Jenerations Health Education, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0130. Participants are granted 1Contact Hours of Continuing Education*Live, on-line, self-study

Nursing Home Administrator

This program has been approved for Continuing Education for 1.25  total participant hours by NAB/NCERS—Approval # 20210411-1.25-A66649-DL


Social Work, MD (Category ll)

Jenerations Health Education is an approved sponsor of the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners for continuing education credits for licensed social workers in Maryland. Jenerations Health Education maintains responsibility for this program.

Participant is awarded 1Category II Maryland Social Work CEUs



Stephanie Goldstein's Profile

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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. 

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