When someone dies by suicide it’s always a tragic event, not just the individual but also for families and the community at large. Suicide impacts middle aged and older adults die by suicide more than any other age group. This program will cover causes, risk factors, and best practices for screening and preventing suicide in the older adult. Also addressed will be the very real phenomenon of suicide contagion and when high-profile stories and media events can contribute to risk.
This course is suitable for both beginning and intermediate levels. There is an introduction to mental health issues which is necessary and appropriate for beginners. It also applies to intermediate levels as it expands upon the introductory level, focusing on the suicide risks and prevention strategies to help effect a better clinical outcome for their patients & clients.
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. Statue and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for 1 continuing education credit. Jenerations Health Education maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 01/26/2018-01/26/21.
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
This program has been approved for Continuing Education for 1 total participant hours by NAB/NCERS—Approval # 20201029-1.25-A64009-DL
This program has been pre-approved by the Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide continuing education credit to CCM® board certified case managers. The course is approved for 1 CE contact hour(s). Activity code: I00040334 Approval Number 190004856: To claim these CEs, log into your CE Center account at www.ccmcertification.org
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
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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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