Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias: What Do Social Workers Need to Know?
In Partnership with NASW-IL
Date: Thursday, September 14, 2023 10:00am - 11:30am CST (8-10:30am PST)
Presenter: Elizabeth Gould, MSW, LCSW
CEUs: 1.5 Alzheimer's & Other Dementias
Description: Currently, an estimated 6.5 million Americans age 65 and older are living with dementia. Individuals and families are struggling with how to navigate getting a diagnosis, living with dementia, and obtaining support. Participants will learn about four common dementia diagnoses, the diagnostic process including screening and assessment, effective communication strategies, understanding behavior and dementia care management and care planning, and supported decision making. This course meets the State of Illinois licensure requirements for clinical social work on the diagnosis, treatment, and care of individuals with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.
Virtual Platform: Zoom
REGISTER HEREAlzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias: What Do Social Workers Need to Know?