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 levels
Original Date of Program: 4.22.2021
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 2Category II Maryland Social Work CEUs
Jenerations Health Education is approved by the National Academy of Certified Care Managers (NACCM) as a continuing education provider, #20-801JHE. This activity approved for 2 CMC contact hours.
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 2 Ethics 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.
1. Define 3 mental health disorders commonly occurring in older adults
2. Define 2 cognitive disorders commonly occurring in older adults
3. Identify 3 common ethical dilemmas that may arise when an older adult has a mental health or cognitive disorder
4. Recommend 2 provisions of the Code of Ethics that can guide your practice if an ethical dilemmas arises
5. Discuss 3 best practices that can assist in preventing ethical dilemmas related to mental health disorders commonly found in older adults
20 minutes: Review and Discussion on common cognitive/mental health conditions seniors may be diagnosed with.
40 minutes: Different ethical dilemmas arising from working with a senior diagnosed with mental health condition.
30 minutes: Review and Discussion of Code of Ethics that can guide ethical decision making.
30 minutes: Best practices/ resources that can reduce risk of ethical mistakes and prevent ethical dilemmas from arising.
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Q: What if I am running late or must leave before the program ends? Will I still receive credit?
A: Due to credit compliance standards, full attendance is required to receive CE certificate. Therefore, if you arrive to the webinar late or leave the webinar early, you may not qualify to receive a CE certificate. Jenerations does not offer partial credit for participation.
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Q: Are the webinars live?
A: Yes, our Jenerations webinars are live and interactive - not pre-recorded. To receive credit, these webinars should be treated as if you are attending an in-person course in a classroom setting and will also require a minimum participation. This is tracked via your online participation as well as polls/quiz responses and other applicable certification requirements.
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