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Mental Health and Aging

Online Modules

 

Hoarding: Assessment, Action, Advocacy (CG/HP)

Anne B. Pagano, LCSW, ACSW, BCD, C-ASWCM . Hoarding Disorder Resource and Training Group, Inc | TC: 4349

  • Filmed at the 2018 Wyoming Conference on Aging | October 3rd, 2018 | 1 hour

  • Learning Objectives: The information provided increased my understanding of the option of implementing different assessment tools to evaluate the severity of the hoarded environment; The information provided increased my knowledge how the diagnosis of Hoarding Disorder can be utilized by advocates as a condition warranting "reasonable accommodated" under the Americans with Disabilities and and Fair Housing Act; The information provided increased my understanding of the development of a harm reduction case management plan with the direct involvement of the client / tenant, to support requested reasonable accommodations with a goal oriented - time limited intervention plan.

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Humanizing Hoarding (CG/HP)

Jennifer Hanzlick, Colorado Hoarding Task Force | TC: 4354

  • Filmed at the 2018 Wyoming Conference on Aging | October 3rd, 2018 | 1 hour

  • Learning Objectives: Participants will be able to develop skills to work with hoarding disorder.  Participants will be able to describe a community task force approach.  Participants will be able to identify peer and family support options for clutter problems

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Evidence-Based Interventions for Anxiety in Older Adults (HP)

Brett Deacon, PhD | March 28, 2013 | TC:  4338

1 Hour

Learning Objectives:

  • To understand the nature of anxiety, cognitive-behavioral therapies for anxiety, medications for anxiety, and treatment recommendations
  • Click Here for the new DSM-5 Criteria
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Geriatric Depression: Assessment and Interventions (HP)

Catherine Carrico, PhD | March 28, 2013 | TC: 4339

1 Hour

Learning Objectives:

  • To understand unique aspects of geriatric depression
  • Increase knowledge of assessing and diagnosing depression in older adults
  • Understand considerations of using evidence-based treatments for geriatric depression
  • Understand case conceptualization of depression in older adults from a cognitive-behavioral perspective
  • Become familiar with CBT interventions for older adults and treatment adaptations for individuals with mild cognitive impairment
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Motivational Interviewing in Health Care (HP)

Diane Kempson, PhD | March 9, 2011 | TC:  4340

1 Hour

Learning Objectives:

  • To define Motivational Interviewing and its principles
  • Understand the phases of motivational interviewing: a) building motivation, b) strengthening commitment to change c) change talk
  • Discuss reasons for missed opportunities
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Suicide in Older Adults (HP/CG)

Keith Hotle | March 27, 2013 | TC: 4341

1 Hour

Learning Objectives:

  • To provide an overview of the topic and review underlying causes of suicide among older adults in Wyoming by analyzing the relationships between age, mental illnesses, gender, and other factors
  • Provide practical tips and advice for health care professionals
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