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Understanding Anxiety & Aging


Average Rating:
   4.8
Topic Areas:
Aging |  Anxiety
Category:
CDPs |  Continuing Ed |  Nursing |  Social Workers
Faculty:
Jennifer L. FitzPatrick
Course Levels:
Beginner & Intermediate
Duration:
59 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
License:
Never expires.


Tag: Anxiety Aging


Description

Everybody has anxiety.  Anxiety is a normal human response to perceived danger.  But if a senior is experiencing anxiety when there is no real threat, there may be an anxiety disorder diagnosis that requires treatment.  This interactive seminar will discuss the different types of anxiety disorders including that impact older adults including, generalized anxiety disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, panic disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder.  Symptoms causes and treatment options will be covered extensively.

 

This course is suitable for both beginning and intermediate levels.  There is an introduction to anxiety disorders in seniors that can arise which is necessary and appropriate for beginners.  It also applies to intermediate levels expands upon the introductory level, focusing on the physical, cognitive and emotional impact to the senior and their support system. The course will also review effective interventions and resources available.

 

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



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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