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Community Professionals Training Series on Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias
March 29, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Supporting People with Alzheimer’s Disease & Related Dementias (ADRD) & Their Families: Strategies & Resources
Elizabeth Mulvaney, MSW, LCSW, Lecturer, School of Social Work,University of Pittsburgh
- Become aware of how ADRD impacts different groups of people related to gender, race, socioeconomic status, sexual identity, and citizenship.
- Understand the risks associated with caregiving and be familiar with a caregiver burden screening tool.
- Know how to apply active listening to empathic/ supporting communication skills for persons with ADRD and their families.
- Become aware of formal resources and strategies to use both formal and informal resources to meet these needs.
Program is open at no cost to community providers working with persons who have ADRD or their caregivers.
Continuing Education: L/CSW, LPC, LMFT (Pa.) and Nursing: No cost for the first 40 professional CE registrants; $10 for all others.
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This learning activity is being jointly provided by the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing. The School is an accredited provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Participants completing the learning activity may be awarded a maximum of 1.5 contact hours.
Program supported by Health Resources and Services Administration Grant #U1QHP28736