Designed for veterans and newcomers of the burgeoning geropsychology field, this in-depth, authoritative resource offers a comprehensive exploration of the clinical and counseling issues involved in optimizing care in long term care settings. Statistics show that our society is graying; the new century will see America transforming into a society in which the elderly will place extensive demands on all aspects of our health care industry.Assessment of Psychopathology Neuropsychological Assessment in Geriatric Facilities Conducting a Medical and Psychiatric Assessment Individual Therapy Working With Families in Nursing Homes Group Psychotherapy in the Nursing Home Quality of Life Interventions for Older Adults With Personality Disorders Behaviorial Interventions for Patients With Dementia Counseling the Elderly Dying Patient Training Nursing Assistants to Care for Nursing Home Residents With Dementia Interprofessional Health Care Teams Basic Psychopharmacology in the Nursing Home The Private/Group Practice of Psychology in Long Term Care Ethical Issues Training Psychologists in Long Term Care The Impact of Culture and Gender on Mental Health Clinical Research in Long Term Care Public Policy and the Delivery of Mental Health Care to Older Adults
Approvals: NBCC, NAADAC, APA
Credits Awarded: 30 clock Hours for NBCC, NAADAC and APA
MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELORS
National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc.
The Hatherleigh Company, Ltd. is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEPTM) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for programs that meet NBCC requirements. Programs for which NBCC-approved clock hours will be awarded are identified on the Website. The ACEP is solely responsible for all aspects of the program. Our NBCC provider number is #5448.
NAADAC, The Association for Addiction Professionals
The Hatherleigh Company, Ltd. is an Approved Education Provider of continuing education which meets the national standards of education developed for alcoholism and drug abuse counselors. Our NAADAC provider number is #62695.
American Psychological Association
The Hatherleigh Company, Ltd. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Hatherleigh maintains responsibility for the program and its content.