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"CERTIFICATE IN MENTAL HEALTH CARE FOR THE OLDER ADULT" PROGRAM

WHAT A professional training program in mental health and aging.
WHYTo prepare professionals working with older adults experiencing mental distress or elderly depression.
WHEREUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Continuing Studies. Wisconsin, USA.


Program Description

The "Certificate in Mental Health Care for the Older Adult" Program provides valuable information and training to licensed practitioners, health care professionals and others who work with older adults.

Some of the "Certificate in Mental Health Care for the Older Adult" Program training topics include:

-Alcohol and drug problems in late life
-Behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia
-Care that matters: providing person-centered dementia care
-The color of emotions: culture- specific geriatric mental health
-Effective Psychotherapeutic Approaches for Older Adults
-Inter-professional conference on geriatric mental health
-Late-life anxiety
-Managing psychotropic medication for older adults
-Mild cognitive impairment and early-stage dementia
-Putting dementia-care training into practice
-Using the Wisconsin Star Method to Assess Late-life Mental Disorders

The program can be completed within two years.
source: dcs.wisc.edu

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