The nature and location of neuropathological changes in the brain give rise to deficits in perception, reasoning and function. Behavioral manifestations frequently seen in dementia stem from neurotransmitter disturbances, neuronal damage and poor integrative function throughout the brain. Understanding the relationship between cognitive deficits and the clients’ functional ability gives care providers a more effective foundation for understanding behavioral issues and developing effective solutions for care. Examples of specific cognitive deficits and the unique care issues that follow will be discussed
This content is suitable for both beginning and intermediate levels. There is an introduction to behaviors in dementia, which is necessary and appropriate for beginners. It also applies to intermediate levels as it expands upon the introductory level, focusing on varying interventions to be implemented.
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
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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: 01/26/2018-01/26/21. Social Workers completing this course receive 1 continuing education credit.
Jenerations is a Certified Sponsor of professional continuing education with the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners and International Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners for members holding certifications as CDP, CDCM and CADDCT. This is approved for 1 CEU.
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
This program has been submitted for approval for 1 contact hours by the National Academy of Certified Care Managers (NACCM) for a total of 1 continuing education contact hours.
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.
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