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Helping Our Patients & Clients Avoid The Dangers of Social Isolation & Loneliness When They Are Social Distancing (Complimentary, Sponsored by Brightview Senior Living Catonsville)


Average Rating:
   4.5
Topic Areas:
Coronavirus Pandemic |  Isolation
Category:
Social Workers
Faculty:
Jennifer L. FitzPatrick
Course Levels:
Beginner & Intermediate
Duration:
1 Hour 15 Minutes
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Description

If you weren’t familiar with the term “social distancing” before this pandemic you certainly are now.  While social distancing is a critical preventive measure during this difficult time, it’s important to remember that all of us are at risk for social isolation and loneliness because of it.  This timely, interactive program will examine the dangers of social isolation and loneliness while offering ideas on how to prevent it during this period of social distancing.

 
This course is suitable for both beginning and intermediate levels. There is relevance as it provides the fundamentals of the differences between loneliness and being socially isolated. It also applies to intermediate levels as it expands upon the introductory level, focusing on the strategies and insights into methods for working with individuals as symptoms & behaviors arise.

 

*Successful completion of this seminar will require attendance for the entire event as well as completion & submission of the evaluation form and post-test at the conclusion of the webinar (Post-test required for Social Work, CFPs and Nursing only)

Credits


Social Worker-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 1Category I 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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