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Ethical Perspectives on Cognitive & Mental Health with Seniors

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Case Managers |  Continuing Ed |  Ethics |  Featured Webinar |  Nursing Home Administrators/NAB |  Social Workers
Joanna Frankel
Course Levels:
Beginner & Intermediate
2 Hours
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Every day mental illnesses and cognitive impairment negatively impact quality of life for older adults.  Generational stigma, age-related triggers, changes in cognitive and mental health and reluctance to acknowledge a diagnosis are just some of the issues professionals and families face.  This interactive ethics program will offer a look at the most commonly diagnosed mental health and cognitive problems for seniors and the most ethical and effective treatments.  The discussion will also focus on ethical strategies on how to work with a cohort often reluctant to accept psychiatric services.

This content is designed for beginner and intermediate social workers & managers who have practiced in counseling settings and/or with older adults. 

For complete program and credit information:


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 2Contact Hours of Continuing Education*Live, on-line, self-study

Nursing Home Administrator

This program has been approved for Continuing Education for 2  total participant hours by NAB/NCERS—Approval # 


Certified Case Managers (Ethics Credits)

This program has been pre-approved by The Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide Ethics continuing education credit to CCM® board certified case managers. The course is approved for  CE contact hour(s). Activity code: I00041426 Approval Number: 200136336

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Social Work Ethics (ASWB) 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. Statue 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: 01/26/2018-01/26/21. Social Workers completing this course receive 2 Ethics continuing education credit.
Social Workers-Texas Jenerations Health Education is an approved continuing education provider by the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners – Provider # 6859
Social Work Ethics (Maryland)

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  2 Ethics, Category 1 Maryland Social Work CEUs


CMC (pending)

This program has been submitted for approval for 2 contact hours by the National Academy of Certified Care Managers (NACCM) for a total of 2 continuing education contact hours.


Joanna Frankel's Profile

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Joanna Frankel is a graduate of Towson University with her Bachelors in both Psychology and Gerontology. Following, Joanna obtained her MSW from the University of Maryland School of Social Work with a clinical concentration and a focus in Aging. Since, Joanna has been working in the long-term care setting for over 15 years. Her experience includes directing the social work department in a 205-bed facility, with clients who have a variety of mental health issues, long term care needs, at end of life, on dialysis and who are ventilator dependent.  Additionally, Joanna is passionate about and has expertise in dementia, advance directives/end of life and mental health issues in the elderly. Furthermore, she has spent the last 10 years consulting in several nursing homes, educating social workers on the proper practices of long-term care while providing clinical supervision. Joanna has always educated interdisciplinary teams, patients and families on various topics on aging. When Joanna isn’t working, you can find her playing ball with her husband and 2 boys or at the nearest sushi restaurant.

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