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Mental Health and Well-being in Aging

 

A four-part webinar series

developed by the Virginia Commonwealth University’s Department of Gerontology in collaboration with the Virginia Department of Social Services
for professional caregivers working in Adult Day Care settings.

OBJECTIVES

 

At the end of this training, participants will have:

  • A foundation, awareness and understanding of good mental health as a critical component of older adults’ overall well being.
  • Basic knowledge of mental illnesses that may occur in older adults and tips for investigating.
  • A tool kit for promoting mental health, more in depth look at tips and things you can do to promote good mental health care.
  • A set of resources and support mechanisms.

PAYMENT/REGISTRATION

To register and pay by credit card, click here.
Cost: $15 per person

 

 

CERTIFICATES

Certificates will be available upon attending Part I, reviewing online Parts II, III, IV and passing a quiz on the four-part series.

 

Review additional information in the FAQ to the right.

 

PART I

RECORDING

Session Recording

 

SLIDES

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HANDOUT

The handouts below can be downloaded by clicking on “View in Full Screen” and then clicking again on the download icon (illustrated below).

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PART II

RECORDING

 

SLIDES

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HANDOUT/RESOURCES

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Suicide Prevention Website: suicidepreventionlifeline.org – Tel: 1.800.273.TALK (2855)

PART III

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HANDOUTS/RESOURCES

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Self Care Assessment:
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Principles of High Quality Care in Promoting Mental Health in Assisted Living Developed by the Committee on Aging of the Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry
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PART IV

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HANDOUTS

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Resources mentioned in the slides:

 

Additional Resources:
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Ways Your Facility Can Promote Good Mental Health
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ADDITIONAL WEBINAR SERIES

Click here to review