Community Professionals Training Series on ADRD

May 12, 2016 - 12:30pm to 4:00pm

Supporting People with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (ADRD) and Their Families: Strategies & Resources

Elizabeth Mulvaney, MSW, LCSW, Lecturer, School of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh

Program is open at no cost to community providers working with persons who have ADRD or their caregivers.
Program is approved for CE’s

  • 3 .0 for PA L/CSW, LPC, LMFT, Psychology
  • 2.5 Nursing

Registration begins 12:30 p.m.
Program begins: 1:00 p.m.  to 4:00 p.m.

No cost for the first 40 professional registrants;
$10 for all others.

Course Objectives

  • Understand risks associated with caregiving and be familiar with a caregiver burden screening tool
  • Become aware of ADRD’s impact on people related to gender, race, socioeconomic status, sexual identity,and citizenship
  • Know how to apply active listening to empathic/supportive 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 needs

Register here!

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Program supported by Health Resources and Services Administration Grant # U1QHP28736

Location and Address

Vintage
421 N. Highland Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15206

(Parking as available in lot, then on street)