While striving to provide older adults with the best possible care, professionals must deal with the differing expectations of clients, agencies, and professionals, as well as confront a variety of challenges, many of which are specific to the senior population. This course will assist professionals in identifying these challenges and provide strategies for addressing them. This course is designed for social workers, nurses and other professionals who work with the elderly.
1. Identify expectations and experiences from the perspectives of agencies, professionals, and clients
2. Describe communication skills to enhance client and professional satisfaction
3. Describe self-care skills
4. Identify particular challenges in working with older adults
5. Explain these challenges from the perspectives of different professional disciplines
6. Strategize about how to handle these challenges through increased communication and self-care skills
This course is approved by the Association of Social Work Boards – ASWB NJ CE Course Approval Program Provider #13. Course 1314 from 03/13/2017 to 03/13/2019. Social workers will receive the following type and number of credit(s): General social work 3.0. Method of delivery: Face to Face. Level of Practice: Beginning to Intermediate.
Longtree and Associates, provider #1208, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association for Social Work Boards (ASWB) through the Approved Continuing Education Program. Longtree and Associates maintain responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 03/20/2017 – 03/20/2020. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social workers participating in this course will receive 3.0 continuing education clock hours.
Provider approved by the State of California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number (CEP) 15796, for 3.0 contact hours. Valid until June 20, 2019.
Your presenter, Laurie Loughney, BA Psych, CSW, LNHA, CALA, CDP, AHM, is the Educational
Director and Principal in Longtree & Associates, a healthcare seminar, and education company. Capitalizing on a remarkable 30-year career in executive healthcare management, Ms. Loughney shares her expertise in social work, administration, and ethical compliance via outstanding long-term care seminars.
There is no fee for this program. If you have questions or concerns about the course content, references, content evaluation, grievances, registration, facilities, special accommodations, course administration or if you want more information on social work continuing education units, please contact Laurie Loughney at Longtree & Associates, LLC at 848-218-1320 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. Attendees who complete this course, sign in and out, and complete the course evaluation will be awarded a Certificate of Attendance on that date.
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