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LIVE, Interactive Webinar Training: Supporting the LGBTQIA+ Community in Dementia Care
June 15 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT
Historically, LGBTQIA+ individuals have been marginalized and discriminated against in American society, thus increasing their vulnerability and susceptibility of morbidity and mortality.
In this live,interactive workshop, we will:
- Learn about the intersection between dementia and the LGBTQIA+ community, the history of the LGBTQIA+ population in America, and the impact of trauma on health outcomes of the population
- Uncover the importance of inclusive dementia care by taking a closer look at health disparities and social determinants of health
- Discuss stigma that many individuals in the LGBTQIA+ community face and how it may be a barrier to necessary health care.
- Discuss implications and recommendations including trauma-informed care and proper caregiver consideration to ensure proper dementia care for all individuals
This workshop is fully interactive. Attendees may ask and answer questions, participate in instructor-led discussions, case vignette discussions, and a Q&A session.
Participants will leave this training with a greater understanding of the LGBTQIA+ community and the importance of high-quality dementia care.
A complete course description, including objectives, agenda, speaker bio and cancellation policy, is available here.
2 continuing education (CE) hours from New York State Education Department are available for licensed social workers. 2 CE contact hours are available for CCMC board certified case managers.
Social workers, we have applied for consideration of CE credits through ASWB ACE.
Registration fee: $25
Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0222.
This course is pending approval by the Commission for Case Management Certification.
For more upcoming trainings offered by AFA, visit https://alzfdn.org/education-workshop