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Safe Walking: A Strengths-Based Approach to Wandering – A LIVE, INTERACTIVE Webinar Training

September 20 @ 1:00 pm 3:00 pm EDT

General Social Work Practice Course (2 CEs available)

During this live interactive webinar, participants will build knowledge on Alzheimer’s disease and explore symptoms that can lead a person to go out in search of something outside of their current setting.  Participants will have the opportunity to explore what it may be like to walk in the shoes of someone who is wandering to build empathy and insight into this behavior. In addition, this workshop will explore the signs and symptoms that can lead to challenges and identify strategies to better engage the individual in meaningful living and provide purpose to reduce risk and increase safety.  This course is fully interactive. Attendees may ask and answer questions throughout the presentation and participate in instructor-led discussions.

From this workshop you will learn to:

1. Demonstrate an understanding of Alzheimer’s disease and how a person can get lost or wander at any stage of the disease.

2. Describe what it may be like to walk in the shoes of someone wandering.

3. Explain an alternate perspective of wandering as the act of walking.

4. Identify strategies to reduce the risks associated with wandering while supporting physical activity.

A complete course description, including objectives, agenda, speaker bio and cancellation policy, is available here.