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My Client is Changing: Distinguishing Normal Aging Changes from Mild Cognitive Impairment


Average Rating:
   4.1
Topic Areas:
Aging |  Dementia
Category:
Case Managers |  CDPs |  Continuing Ed |  Nursing Home Administrators/NAB |  Social Workers
Faculty:
Joanna Frankel
Course Levels:
Beginner & Intermediate
Duration:
1 hour
Format:
Audio and Video
License:
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Description

This presentation explains variations across the cognitive spectrum from the expected changes in aging, to mild cognitive impairment. The ability to distinguish early cognitive changes that may signal risks to cognitive health provides rationale for enhanced monitoring and significantly improved opportunities for early intervention.

This course is suitable for both beginning and intermediate levels. There is an introduction to cultural competence, which is necessary and appropriate for beginners. It also applies to intermediate levels as it expands upon the introductory level, focusing on communication & treatment strategies based on a patients or clients age/generation.

For full program and credit information: https://jenerationshealth.com/ceu-information/myclientischanging-jlf-091520-ceu-info/.

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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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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