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Virtual Professional Training: Understanding Behaviors as Forms of Communication
March 17, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
This workshop describes the signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease to then take a deeper look into the behaviors those living with Alzheimer’s may display. This includes wandering, sundown syndrome, and aggressive/agitative behaviors. The goal is to recognize these behaviors as attempts to fulfill an unmet need – to help others search past the behaviors and discover what the individual is trying to communicate. This approach will help professionals, caregivers, and family members learn to separate the individual from the disease to then provide support and identify the unique needs of each person affected by Alzheimer’s disease.
2 continuing education (CE) hours from the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and the New York State Education Department’s State Board of Social Work are available. 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 Work (Approval # 886446769-1454) 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.