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Sexual Behavior & the Dementia Patient: Best Practices

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Topic Areas:
Case Managers |  Continuing Ed |  Nursing Home Administrators (NHA) |  Social Workers
Joanna Frankel
Course Levels:
Intermediate & Advanced
3 Hours 17 Minutes
Audio and Video
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Approaching and dealing with senior sexuality can be a challenge for many professionals, particularly when the senior is a dementia patient.  Join us for this interactive program which will cover the following topics:


-inappropriate behaviors

-lack of inhibitions

-ability to give consent

-using redirection and validation

-privacy issues

-family feelings about sexuality and dementia


This workshop is designed for intermediate and advanced level social workers, case managers & NHAs who have practiced in counseling and healthcare settings and/or with older adults. 


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 3Contact 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 3Category II Maryland Social Work CEUs



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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