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When It's Not Just a Tough Day: Identifying Depression in Older Adults


Average Rating:
   4.4
Topic Areas:
Mental Health
Category:
Case Managers |  CDPs |  CMC/NACCM |  Continuing Ed |  Nursing Home Administrators/NAB |  Social Workers
Faculty:
Joanna Frankel
Course Levels:
Beginner & Intermediate
Duration:
1 Hour
License:
Never expires.

Dates



Description

Although  older adults suffer from alarming rates of depression, they often subscribe to a generational resistance to diagnosis and treatment.  This interactive program will offer a frank look at the types of depression older adults encounter, how to determine who is at risk and how to best treat.  Making appropriate referrals, dealing with suicidal ideation and special considerations for institutional  will be older adults covered.

Content Level: Beginner to Intermediate

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  total participant hours by NAB/NCERS—Approval # 20220609-1-A75567-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: I00046582 Approval Number 210001951:   To claim these CEs, log into your CE Center account at www.ccmcertification.org.*Certificate must be retained for at least one year past the participant’s CCM board certified case manager’s renewal date.


Certified Dementia Practitioners

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.


Social Workers-Texas Jenerations Health Education is an approved continuing education provider by the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners – Provider # 6859
Social Worker-Maryland

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 Category I Maryland Social Work CEUs

 


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


CMC/NACCM

Jenerations Health Education is approved by the National Academy of Certified Care Managers (NACCM) as a continuing education provider, #20-801JHE. This activity approved for 1  CMC contact hours.

 

 

 


Social Work - ASWB Individual Course Approval

When It's Not Just a Tough Day: Identifying Depression in Seniors, Course #3612, is approved by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program to be offered by Jenerations Health Education as an individual course. Individual courses, not providers, are approved at the course level. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. ACE course approval period: 05/26/2021 - 05/26/2023. Social workers completing this course receive 1 General Social Work Practice continuing education credits.

Notice to providers of New Jersey SW Continuing Education:

• ACE individual course approval meets the NJ Board of Social Work Examiners requirements for individual course approval pursuant to NJ Code 13:44G-6.4.16.

• Participation in the ASWB ACE Course Approval Program requires that the provider abide by all of the criteria set forth by New Jersey Administrative Code Title 13 Chapter 44 G Subchapter 6.



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Faculty

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.


Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives:

Name at least 4 risk factors for Depression in older adults

Distinguish between  depression and dementia, drug/alcohol abuse and other mental health conditions in older adults

Identify at least 4 risk factors for  suicide attempt with older adults

List 3 best practices for treating Depression with older adults

 

Agenda:

15 minutes: What puts an older adult at risk for Depression?

15 minutes: Understanding the differences between Depression, Dementia and other mental health diagnosis

15 minutes: Risk factors for suicide amongst  older adults

15 minutes: Best practices for treatment of Depression among older adults

Webinar FAQ

Q: How do I access the program?

A: Log in to your account at https://jenerations.ce21.com/ and you can launch the applicable program from your list of registered courses.  You may also click the link provided in your event confirmation or reminder emails and that will take you to your account. Please use the same email you used to register for your account.  If you do not recall your log-in information you may request it: https://jenerations.ce21.com/Account/Login

 

Q: Do I need to set up an account? / Why do I need to register?

A: Account registration is required for each individual who wishes to participate in a CEU and receive credit to maintain credit compliance requirements.  Your account will also provide you with the ability to access your program history, handouts, and ability to download your CE certificate.

 

Q: How can I tell if I am registered?

A: Please go to your account and your registered courses will be listed.  You will also receive a registration confirmation via your email if you have successfully registered for the program.  Be sure to check your SPAM or Junk folders as well.  If you have questions about your registration or did not receive a confirmation email, please contact Contact@jenerationshealth.com.

 

Q: How do I receive my CEs at the end of the webinar? /How do I get my certificate?

A: CE certificates will be made available to all participants who attend the webinar in full, and completes the evaluation found in their registration profile for live interactive programs. For on-demand programs, participants must complete the program in it's entirety as well as the evaluation and post test.  You will find these in your profile when you log in: https://jenerations.ce21.com/

 

 

Q: What if I am running late or must leave before the program ends? Will I still receive credit? 

A: Due to credit compliance standards, full attendance is required to receive CE certificate. Therefore, if you arrive to the webinar late or leave the webinar early, you may not qualify to receive a CE certificate.  Jenerations does not offer partial credit for participation.

 

Q: What if I get kicked out of a webinar and cannot get back in?

A: Should you have technical difficulties; you should be able to rejoin the webinar through your account profile by clicking “Launch Webinar”. Our attendees are given a grace period to rejoin; however, failure to return in time, will result in not receiving CE credits.  If technical difficulties are experienced by the entire group a notice will be sent out advising of such.

 

Q: Are the webinars live?

A: Yes, our Jenerations webinars are live and interactive - not pre-recorded. To receive credit, these webinars should be treated as if you are attending an in-person course in a classroom setting and will also require a minimum participation.  This is tracked via your online participation as well as polls/quiz responses and other applicable certification requirements.

NOTE: Jenerations also offers On-Demand content.  This content is pre-recorded.  Credits may differ from the original Live Webinar offering.

 

Q: Who are you authorized by?

A: While most licensing boards for social work accept CE, credits provided by (ASWB), licensees are responsible for determining where specific courses meet their jurisdiction’s requirements.  State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit.  **It is the responsibility of the registered user to review the details of each program and the credit approvals (noted in the approval statement under the Credits tab) on the website to determine which CE approvals are being offered for each course.

Jenerations Health Education is approved by the following organizations:

Jenerations Health Education regularly submits programs to the following entities for program approvals:

  • Commission for Case Management Certification (Certified Case Managers)
  • NAB/NCERS (Nursing Home Administrators)
  • National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners and International Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners (Certified Dementia Practitioners)
  • Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards (Certified Financial Planners)
  • Association of Social Work Boards, ACE program (ASWB ACE)


Q: Are there specific equipment or technical requirements?

There are recommended system settings and system requirements.  System requirements are:

  • Operating Systems: Windows XP or higher, MacOS 9 or higher, Android 4.0 or higher
  • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 9.0 or higher, Google Chrome, Firefox 10.0 or higher
  • Broadband Internet connection: Cable, High-speed DSL & any other medium that is internet accessible.

It is recommended to have a wired connection or at minimum a strong wireless connection.  Should you lose connectivity to the program it may impact your attendance which can impact the participation needed to obtain credit. 

 

Q: Do you offer ADA Accommodations?

A: Yes! If you are requesting ADA accommodations, please contact us via email at contact@jenerationshealth.com  at least two weeks prior to the course date. Requests after that date may not be fulfilled. 

 

Q: What do I do if I have a complaint/grievance?

A: For grievances, contact Jenerations Health Education at 443-416-7710 or contact@jenerationshealth.com. 

 

Bibliography & References

Raue PJ, McGovern AR, Kiosses DN, Sirey JA. Advances in Psychotherapy for Depressed Older Adults. Curr Psychiatry Rep. 2017;19(9):57. doi:10.1007/s11920-017-0812-8

Paul Blackburn, MD, FRCPC, Michael Wilkins-Ho, MD, FRCPC, Bonnie Wiese, MD, MA, FRCPC. Depression in older adults: Diagnosis and management. BCMJ, Vol. 59, No. 3, April, 2017, Page(s) 171-177 - Clinical Articles.

Anne C Krendl, PhD, Brea L Perry, PhD, The Impact of Sheltering in Place During the COVID-19 Pandemic on Older Adults’ Social and Mental Well-Being, The Journals of Gerontology: Series B, Volume 76, Issue 2, February 2021, Pages e53–e58, https://doi.org/10.1093/geronb/gbaa110

  Bruce ML, Sirey JA. Integrated Care for Depression in Older Primary Care Patients. The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry. 2018;63(7):439-446. doi:10.1177/0706743718760292

Alexopoulos, G.S. Mechanisms and treatment of late-life depression. Transl Psychiatry 9, 188 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41398-019-0514-6

  Gorenko JA, Moran C, Flynn M, Dobson K, Konnert C. Social Isolation and Psychological Distress Among Older Adults Related to COVID-19: A Narrative Review of Remotely-Delivered Interventions and Recommendations. Journal of Applied Gerontology. 2021;40(1):3-13. doi:10.1177/0733464820958550

 

  

 

Policies & Accommodation Requests

See below for policies and accomodation information:

  • Successful completion of our continuing education programs will require attendance for the entire event as well as completion & submission of the evaluation form, (& post test for recorded products) at the conclusion of the webinar.  Certificates will be provided via your account once program requirements have been met.
    • Please note that for recorded webinars, participants must score an 80% on the post test to receive the certificate. Participants will have 3 attempts to take the quiz. Failure to pass at an 80% after 3 attempts means the certificate will not be provided. Participant can purchase program again to view and make further attempts.
  • To request an ADA accommodations, please contact us via email at contact@jenerationshealth.com  at least two weeks prior to the course date. Requests after that date may not be fulfilled. 
  • For grievances, contact Jenerations Health Education at 443-416-7710 or contact@jenerationshealth.com.
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  • Refund Policy
    • Live Interactive Webinars: Registrations for live interactive webinars may be canceled 15 days prior to the program date with full refund. Cancelations made after this date will receive credit for another Jenerations live interactive webinar.
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    • Please email contact@jenerationshealth.com to discuss refund and/or exchange. 

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