Rethinking Therapeutic Approaches with Older Adults

ID: 1131WEB

Most therapeutic approaches assume all adults are the same regardless of where they are in the lifespan. However, we know that older adults are a distinct population with specific needs and challenges. This webinar will provide a brief historical perspective of best practices used with older adults with and then focus on new knowledge that addresses the mental health needs of the older adult population. We will also discuss the various mental health and behavioral concerns uniquely experienced by older adults. [Elective for Gerontology Certificate Program]

Fee: $60.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 3.0 General

Instructor: Robin Wiley, DSW, LCSW
Date: Friday, March 15, 2024
Time: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm ET
Location: Live Interactive Online Webinar

Target Audience

Social Workers and Allied Health Professionals

Content Level

Beginner - Advanced

Webinar Completion Requirements

To earn CE credit, social workers must log in at the scheduled time, attend the entire course and complete an online course evaluation. Certificates of completion will be emailed within 10 business days of course completion.

System Requirements

  • 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.

About the Instructor

Robin C. Wiley, MSW, DSW is a licensed clinical social worker who received a BA in Social Work from Virginia State University, an MSW, and DSW from Rutgers University. Dr. Wiley has over 24 years of experience serving individuals and families who are addressing various emotional difficulties and life stressors. Much of her work with older adults focuses on bringing attention to specific concerns they encounter and informing professionals and family members about how to be supportive.

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