What Psychologists Should Know About Working with Older Adults
Length: 6 hours
Exam Items: 8
Identify symptoms of depression and anxiety among older adults and apply appropriate assessment and treatment techniques for these conditions.
Recognize signs of dementia among older adults and apply appropriate assessment and treatment techniques for this condition.
Respond to multiculturally diverse older adult clients with sensitivity to their cultural values and health practices.
Recognize the role that function plays in determining appropriate psychological supports and intervention.
Develop awareness of the range of psychological supports and interventions to support older adults with comorbid health concerns and various behavioral health needs.
Manage a professional practice involving older patients effectively, including utilizing appropriate billing and coding practices and positioning for future changes in Medicare reimbursement policies.
Describe ethical considerations in geropsychology practice to ensure the welfare and protection of older adult patients.
Presenters: Kelly O’Shea Carney, PhD, CMC; Margaret Norris, PhD; Forrest Scogin, PhD; and Glenn Smith, PhD.
- Intro Slides
- Norris Slides
- Norris Handout
- Norris Resources
- Smith Slides
- Scogin Slides
- Carney Slides
- Presenter Bios
- Additional References
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