Workshops: Gerontology

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Communicating with Older Adults

ID: 1005

In this workshop you will learn methods used to communicate effectively with the older adult. The principles of active listening, the importance of reminiscing, and ways of dealing with older adult with sensory impairments, which often accompany the aging process, will be discussed. You will learn how to deal with the emotional response that some have to life's losses, such as status, mobility, finances and death of friends and family.

Fee: $129.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 5.00

Instructor: Eileen Doremus, BA, CSW
Date: Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Time: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location: Rutgers Eco Complex
1200 Florence Columbus Rd , Bordentown Township, NJ

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Ethical Dilemmas for Administrators and Managers

ID: 1151

In running their programs and organizations, Senior Service Administrators/Managers strive to promote a caring, respectful and compassionate culture for the clients they serve on a daily basis. In order to deal more successfully with difficult people, confidentiality concerns, issues of cultural diversity, and considerations of individual capacity, this workshop will deal with approaches to ethical dilemmas that produce the best outcomes, conflict resolution and mediation strategies, interpersonal communication skills, and a culturally competent model of decision-making that is respectful of individual values and traditions. This workshop is available individually or as part of the Topics In-Depth packages. This workshop does not qualify for NBCC (National Board for Certified Counselors) clock hours in ethics.

Fee: $129.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 5.00 Ethical

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Instructor: Stephen Sidorsky, LCSW
Date: Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Time: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location: Rutgers Eco Complex
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Managing Family Dynamics in Caring for Older Adults

ID: 1160

Older adults are living longer lives. As they age, however, they may need increased supports from family members. This workshop will explore the multiple dimensions of family responses to caring for an aging relative, including the challenges of potential sibling conflict and the role of marital partners and grandchildren in providing care for an elderly family member. Through the use of case examples, this workshop will identify family patterns and present interventions that can help social workers provide strategies to families so they can develop a working relationship and course of action in the care of their older relatives.

Fee: $129.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 5.00

Instructor: Linda Meisel, LCSW
Date: Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Time: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location: 390 George St., 3rd floor - CLASSROOM B
390 George St., 3rd Floor, New Brunswick, NJ

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Navigating Through the Continuum of Care for Older Adults

ID: 1110

To be an effective health care professional requires the skills to be able to assess and determine what options will best meet the basic needs of the older adult and their family. This workshop will provide a comprehensive review of the wide range of services available in the community to meet the needs of older adults and their families. The range from in-home services to those provided by health care facilities will be explored. Participants will learn the specific differences between the many options keeping in mind that the care plan must also reflect the client perspective while promote independence and quality of life.

Fee: $129.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 5.00

Instructor: Aishani Patel, LCSW
Date: Monday, February 5, 2018
Time: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location: Rutgers Eco Complex
1200 Florence Columbus Rd , Bordentown Township, NJ

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