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LIVE Interactive Webinar Training: Aging Through Traumatic Stress-Analyzing the Effects of Traumatic Stress and Race on Alzheimer’s Disease

June 29, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm EDT

Recent studies have shown there is a higher rate of Alzheimer’s disease among BIPOC, particularly African Americans and Latinos. This LIVE INTERACTIVE virtual workshop teaches social and cultural competency in dementia care while exploring the potential risk factors that increase the likelihood of dementia, especially from the effects of racial traumatic stress on the brain. This encompasses healthcare disparities, housing and food insecurity, and racial microaggressions experienced on a daily basis. Outcomes from the studies discussed exemplifies the need for additional research, and the development of specialized screening tools for racial trauma among older adults. This workshop is fully interactive. Attendees may ask and answer questions throughout the presentation and participate in instructor-led discussions, as well as case vignette discussions, and a Q&A session at the end.  

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

2 continuing education (CE) hours from the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), National Association of Social Workers (NASW), the New York State Education Department’s State Board of Social Work and Commission for Case Manager Certification are available.  

Registration fee: $40

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This program is approved by the National Association of Social Work (Approval #886446769-7112) for 2 continuing education contact hours.

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, Inc. SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board of Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0222.

Aging Through Traumatic Stress: Analyzing the Effects of Traumatic Stress and Race on Alzheimer’s Disease, Course #3599, 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: 05/26/2021 – 05/26/2023. Social workers completing this course receive 2 Social and Cultural Competence continuing education credits.

CCMC Approval Statement for certificate of completion:
This program has been pre-approved by The Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide continuing education credit to CCM® board certified case managers. The course is approved for 2 CE contact hours. Activity code: I000046536 Approval Number: 210001905 To claim these CEs, log into your CCMC Dashboard at


June 29, 2021
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm EDT