Most clinicians see some elderly patients and/or work with their adult children. This workshop is appropriate for therapists and other mental health clinicians of all professions in all settings, and for clinical graduate students.
I. Ethical & Legal Considerations
Ethics Codes & Other Professional Guidelines
Licensing Board Standards
Competency of Clinician to Provide Treatment
Competency of Patient to Consent to Treatment
II. Practical & Clinical Considerations
Therapists’ Own Issues:
Personal Issues With Grief; Dying; Sex
What Should Therapists Know?
Geriatric Mood Assessment
Mini Mental Status Exam
Pleasant Events Schedule
Differentiating Pseudodementia from Dementia
Differentiating Normal Grief from Depression
Altzheimer’s Disease: Ten Warning Signs