Working with Older Adults
When purchasing this web training, you will have 30 days to complete it once you have started the course.
This program is 2 hours in length
There is a national workforce shortage of behavioral health providers trained in aging. This presentation focuses on the clinical skills needed to identify and respond to age-related challenges in mental health assessment and intervention. Topics include common screening tools along with utilizing modifications within psychotherapy and case management with middle-aged and older clients. This training also addresses ways to use printed aids to help with communication, structuring sessions and maintaining focus - all critical to effective and professionally rewarding treatment with this complex population.
Ann Steffan, PhD,
Ann Steffen, PhD, ABPP is a board-certified geropsychologist and professor of Psychological Sciences at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. In addition to teaching, clinical supervision, and research in mental health and aging, she has a part-time private practice with older adults and family caregivers. Dr. Steffen is nationally active as a professional educator and trainer in the area of behavioral health for older adults.
The University of Missouri St. Louis, Missouri Institute of Mental Health will be responsible for this program and will maintain a record of your continuing education credits earned.
MIMH will award 2 clock hours or 2.4 contact hours (.24 CEUs) for this program.
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