Workshops: Gerontology

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Aging: Policy and Economic Considerations-WEB

ID: 1006WEB

This is a 3 day webinar which is the second part and provides the foundation and contextual information for understanding the older adult population (Aging: The Human Process is the first part). This webinar addresses those segments of the population which are at risk, such as ethnic and racial minorities and women, and how their status affects their lives as older adults. Basic information regarding the economic status of the older adults, including work and retirement as well as social and health care policies and programs will be discussed. Experiential exercises will be used to demonstrate the interactions and interplay in these various areas. Attendees must attend all three days to receive a certificate of completion. [Required for Basic Gerontology Certificate]

Fee: $180.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 9.00

Instructor: Stephen Sidorsky, LCSW
Date: January 20, 2021 / January 27, 2021 / February 3, 2021
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm ET
Location: Zoom WEBINAR
Online Live Webinar, Online , NJ

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Basic Elements and Skills Necessary for Effective Volunteer Management-WEB

ID: 2002WEB

This two-day webinar focuses on the elements and skills which are necessary to ensure a well run, productive volunteer program. As the manager of a volunteer program, you will learn to: 1) create a pro-volunteer environment in your organization; 2) design meaningful roles for volunteers which help accomplish the organizational goals; 3) develop strategies for recruiting volunteers; 4) interview, screen and train volunteers; 5) apply management techniques to the supervision of volunteers; and 6) evaluate and recognize volunteers. [Elective for Basic Gerontology, Non-Profit & Public Management or Senior Services Management Certificate]

Fee: $120.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 6.00

Instructor: Linda Meisel, LCSW
Date: Tuesday, January 12, 2021 and Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Time: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm ET
Location: Zoom WEBINAR
Online Live Webinar, Online , NJ

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Rethinking Therapeutic Approaches with Older Adults-WEB

ID: 1131WEB

Most therapeutic approaches assume all adults are the same regardless of where they are in the lifespan. However, we know that older adults are a distinct population with specific needs and challenges. This webinar will provide a brief historical perspective of best practices used with older adults with and then focus on new knowledge that addresses the mental health needs of the older adult population. We will also discuss the various mental health and behavioral concerns uniquely experienced by older adults. [Elective for Basic Gerontology Certificate]

Fee: $60.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 3.00

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Instructor: Robin Wiley DSW, LCSW
Date: Tuesday, January 12, 2021
Time: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm ET
Location: Zoom WEBINAR
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