Understanding Dementia: Disease Progression and Communication Techniques
January 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Course Description: With the rising prevalence of Alzheimer’s and Dementia diagnoses among the senior population, it is becoming increasingly imperative that social workers are prepared to support those suffering from the disease as well as their families. This course will assist social workers to understand the cognitive effects of Dementia as well as how it may differ from normal aging. This 3-hour workshop will also surround productive communication techniques, stages of disease progression, person-centered approaches to care, and tips for caregivers and family in order to maintain healthy relationships.
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