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Eldercare During the Current Healthcare Crisis


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Topic Areas:
Coronavirus Pandemic |  Healthcare |  Mental Health
Category:
Case Managers (non ethics course) |  Continuing Ed |  Nursing Home Administrators/NAB |  Social Work - NY |  Social Work (ASWB) |  Social Workers |  SW (MD) |  SW (TX) |  CDPs
Faculty:
Jennifer L. FitzPatrick
Course Levels:
Beginner
Duration:
1 Hour 01 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
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Description

Health and mental health professionals continue to encounter unchartered territory providing services to older adult clients and patients with the current restrictions in place due to Covid-19. How do we best serve an aging population during this challenging time?  How do we support their family caregivers? What resources are available to augment our services?  Join us for this interactive training to learn how to shift our approach to help older clients reach their therapeutic goals.

 

This course is suitable for beginning levels.  There is a discussion on current barriers facing employees and focusing methods to augment services and maintain relevant to clients’ needs. This program is appropriate for those new into the aging field or those not looking to learn new perspectives.

Credits


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


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



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MSW, LCSW-C, CSP

Jenerations Health Education


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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