Aging & Long Term Care Self Paced Online Audio/Video Workshop

$71.99
Description:

Credits: 6 CE Credit Hours

Course By: Maximilian E. Fuentes Fuhrmann, Ph.D., ABPP

Course Description: This six hour course will cover topics in aging and long-term care. Myths and stereotypes of aging will be explored, which can impact your ability to effectively assess and treat the elderly and their children and grandchildren, who may be struggling to assist them with a myriad of physical, psychological and social needs. Additional topics will include: distinguishing "normal" aging changes in intellectual, cognitive and memory functioning from those which are a consequence of disease; introduction to the biopsychosocial model of assessment and psychotherapeutic treatment of older adults; and issues involved when working with the elderly and their families when they confront long-term care. You will also have a chance to challenge assumptions about your own aging and potentially look at issues which may impact how you plan for your life as a senior. This course meets the requirement for the mandatory three hour continuing education course in aging and long term care required by California Senate Bill 953, Chapter 541.

This audio/video course is compatible for viewing on both PC and MACs.

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Course Level: Intermediate

Course By: Maximilian E. Fuentes Fuhrmann, Ph.D., ABPP

The instructor Max E. Fuentes Fuhrmann, Ph.D., ABPP (Geropsychology) is a licensed clinical psychologist with extensive practical experience in the assessment and psychotherapeutic treatment of older adults.

Course Delivery: Online audio/video, Self-Paced

Course Description:
This six hour course will cover topics in aging and long-term care. Myths and stereotypes of aging will be explored, which can impact your ability to effectively assess and treat the elderly and their children and grandchildren, who may be struggling to assist them with a myriad of physical, psychological and social needs. Additional topics will include: distinguishing "normal" aging changes in intellectual, cognitive and memory functioning from those which are a consequence of disease; introduction to the biopsychosocial model of assessment and psychotherapeutic treatment of older adults; and issues involved when working with the elderly and their families when they confront long-term care. You will also have a chance to challenge assumptions about your own aging and potentially look at issues which may impact how you plan for your life as a senior. This course meets the requirement for the mandatory three hour continuing education course in aging and long term care required by California Senate Bill 953, Chapter 541.

This audio/video course is compatible for viewing on both PC and MACs.

Learning Objectives:
As a result of taking this course, you will be able to:

  1. Understand the components of the biopsychosocial model and how it can be applied to assessing mental illness in the elderly
  2. Distinguish changes in intellectual, cognitive and memory functioning from those which are a consequence of disease
  3. Be better prepared to assist their clients who are struggling to understand and care for their physically and/or mentally ill aging relatives
  4. Be aware of multicultural, ethnic and racial issues which can impact your work with the elderly
  5. Be sensitive to sexual and gender orientation concerns of the elderly

Course Format:

Course materials can be downloaded or read online. To receive a certificate of completion, you must complete an online multiple-choice post-test with a score of 75% or better and complete an online course evaluation. 

Approvals:

Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.

Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5750. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences provider #1085, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 06/19/2018 – 06/19/2021. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.

Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling - #50-11015

Florida Board of Psychology #50-5452

Social Workers: Association for the Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0112

The sponsor of this program has been approved to offer Continuing Education credit for Certified Addiction Specialist (CAS) in accordance with the American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorder. Approval No. 18-1420

Continuing Education licensing requirements vary by jurisdiction, are not always well defined and may even supersede the rules of a national accreditation organization. We recommend you contact the applicable state licensing board or accrediting organization for the latest regulations and specific requirements of your state when considering our programs for Continuing Education credit.

Grievance/Refund Policy

AATBS is fully committed to conducting all activities in strict conformance with the major mental health approving boards. AATBS will comply with all legal and ethical responsibilities to be non-discriminatory in promotional activities, program content and in the treatment of program participants. The monitoring and assessment of compliance with these standards will be the responsibility of the Program Director in consultation with the members of the continuing education committee.

Customer satisfaction is important to us. If you are unsatisfied for any reason, please send your complaint or questions in writing to info@aatbs.com. You can view our refund policy here.

Accommodations for Disabilities

To request accommodation; please contact our office at 1-800-472-1931 or email info@aatbs.com.

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