Barbara Alexander, LCSW, BCD, president of On Good Authority, interviews three experts who work with older adults. Bob Knight, PhD, discusses methods of assessing older adults and explains how to complete a therapeutic life review. He also summarizes how the treatment of the older adult differs from that of the younger adult.
Mary Ann Wolinsky, MSW, outlines how retirement and illness can force older couples to work through of lifetime marital conflicts, and Nancy Osgood, PhD, presents methods of assessing and identifying early signs of suicide in the elderly.
Target audience: Psychologists, mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, social workers, addiction counselors, nurses.
This CE course is designated as intermediate.
CE Content Category: Cultural Competence
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