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7th Annual Behavioral Health and Aging Conference Wellness, Mental Health and Aging
June 29, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
This conference will address challenges and opportunities in providing behavioral health services for the aging population. Designed specifically for staff of aging and behavioral health providers, (including front-line workers, therapists and clinicians), as well as caregivers, sessions will teach tangible, concrete skills to address aging and maintaining wellness. This year the focus will be on wellness, diet and spirituality in aging. Opportunity to network with other professionals will be made available.
Judy L. Cameron, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychiatry; Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine;
Clinical Translational Research Institute
University of Pittsburgh
At the conclusion of this program participants should be able to:
1. Describe challenges and opportunities in maintaining wellness during the aging process
2. Recognize the potential impact of dietary factors on mental health and common physical health problems.
3. Describe the impact of Art and Spirituality on the aging patients.
This is an introductory program for front-line staff, community-based organizations, case managers/service coordinators, therapists and clinicians. Family and caregivers are also welcome to attend.