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Professional Training Webinar: Dementia’s Ripple Effect
June 26, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
This professional training webinar will provide an overview of dementia related illness, including Alzheimer’s disease, and the impact this illness can have on the individual in terms of health, wellness, and relationships. This workshop will aim to highlight the importance of building relationships and effective communication to ensure meaningful living is achieved. Through this workshop, we will look to reframe typical “problem behaviors” sometimes exhibited by individuals living with dementia as expressions of need and explore the myriad ways individuals with dementia commonly communicate their needs, especially as the illness progresses. Participants will explore strategies to proactively meet needs, to ensure quality of life is maintained.
2 continuing education (CE) hours from the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) are available for licensed social workers. Click here for a list of states that accept NASW CE hours.
Registration fee: $25
This program is approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886446769-5448) for 2 continuing education contact hours.
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 #0222.
Dementia’s Ripple Effect, Course #3133, is approved by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program to be offered by Alzheimer’s Foundation of America as an individual course. Individual courses, not providers, are approved at the course level. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. ACE course approval period: 06/17/2020 – 06/17/2022. Social workers completing this course receive 2 General Social Work Practice continuing education credits.