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Suicide and The Older Adult (Enduring)


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Faculty:
Jennifer L. FitzPatrick
Duration:
57 Minutes
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Description

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.

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


Nursing Home Administrator

This program has been approved for Continuing Education for 1.25  total participant hours by NAB/NCERS—Approval # 20210216-1.25-A64911-DL

 


Certified Case Manager

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: I00041210 Approval Number 200136118:   To claim these CEs, log into your CE Center account at www.ccmcertification.org


SW (MD, Cat.2, EnduringWEB)

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



Faculty

Jennifer L. FitzPatrick's Profile

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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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