Geriatric Mental Health Specialists Workshop: Challenging Behaviors in Older Adults living with Dementia
March 3, 2021
- Course Title: Challenging Behaviors in Older Adults living with Dementia
- Instructor: Amy Moss, LICSW, GMHS
- Participants will learn what Dementia is and is not; what normal aging is vs. dementia; how dementia affects the five senses and about right and left brain science and how to use this information to our benefit when helping a person living with dementia. Time will be spent learning Teepa Snow’s Positive Physical Approach and Hand Under Hand techniques for more effective communication with a person living with dementia. Common challenging behaviors related to dementia and creative solutions to those challenges will be discussed.
- CE’s: 6 Continuing Education credits for social workers, mental health clinicians and marriage and family counselors. Case managers and other service providers are also welcome to attend.
- HOURS: This class will be held on the Zoom. The class starts 9:00 am and concludes at 4:00pm. Instruction begins promptly at 9.
If you have questions about classes prior to signing up, or are interested in teaching a workshop, please contact Maia McCoy at (206) 727-6258 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. She will be working with Robin Nelson, LICSW, GMHS who is the clinical supervisor for the GRAT team.
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