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Aging and Mental Health with Dr. R. Paul Bogenberger



  • New treatments for age-related aggression, mood and anxiety, depression, and more
  • Management for dementia, delirium & depression
  • Essentials for navigating cognitive aging
  • Medications that help
  • Family involvement, ethical considerations

Treating aging clients is one of the growing challenges for mental health and caring professionals. In this recording, you can learn essential/practical evidenced-based, best practice approaches to manage the emotional, behavior and cognitive problems specific to the aging population – and in a variety of settings.

Join Dr. R. Paul Bogenberger for a workshop filled with essential assessment and treatment practices. With more than 15 years on the front lines of geriatric practice, Dr. Bogenberger will share hard-won lessons and strategies to better understand what your client is expressing, and tools to improve lives through effective interventions. Best practices will be discussed throughout.


Details

Product Details
Average Rating:
  4.7   (1 comments)
Speakers:
Robert Bogenberger
Duration:
5 Hours 39 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
14 Jun, 2012
Product Code:
POS050585
Media Type:
Digital Recordings

CPD


CPD

This online program is worth 5.75 hours CPD.



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Speakers

Robert Bogenberger Related seminars and products: 1

MA, Ph.D.


Robert Bogenberger, MA, Ph.D. is a nationally acclaimed instructor who has trained thousands of fellow professionals in the process of DSM® diagnosis via years of APA accredited workshops presented across the country. He is a practicing psychologist with more than 20 years of clinical experience in a wide range of mental health settings …assessment and diagnosis including preschoolers and K-12 learning disordered students, emergency settings, adults with eating and substance disorders, and elderly populations.  Special focus has been given to trauma, PTSD, substance abuse, children & adolescents, and end of life issues.

Robert is an experienced professional educator, published author and training consultant, currently licensed as a psychologist in California, Washington and Colorado. He is known for dynamic presentations that bring clarity and humor to even the most complex and multifaceted topics.


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Program Information

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Objectives

  • Adapt treatment approaches to the changing needs of elder clients.
  • Summarize a framework with the essential components of problem behavior assessment.
  • Explain the differences and similarities in presentation of dementia, delirium and depression.
  • Improve ability to develop rapport with anxious, frustrated, or angrily defended elder clients.
  • Create transition plans for care and residential settings.
  • Describe standard of care approaches and treatment plans for dementia, depression, and the most common challenging geriatric behaviors.
  • Incorporate into your professional work the most common medication interventions, risk-benefit analysis and evidence based indications for usage.
  • Differentiate between common dementias and age related cognitive decline.

Outline

Healthy Aging

  • What is normal?
  • Middle, late-life cognitive decline

Age-Related Presentations

  • Biochemical, physiological changes
  • Depression
  • Agitation and aggressive behavior
  • Decisional incapacity/competency assessment
  • Anxiety
  • Difficult adjustment to losses, moves, failing health and ability
  • Alzheimer’s/other dementias
  • Substance abuse
  • Wandering
  • Sleepless nights

Age and Diagnostic Evaluation

  • Psychosocial assessment
  • Physical factors and medication
  • Differentiating dementia, depression and delirium
  • Identifying sensory, cognitive, personal resilience and vulnerability

Most Frequent Psychiatric Diagnoses& Treatment

  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Cognitive Disorders – Mild Cognitive Impairment, Dementia, Delirium
  • Mood Disorders
  • Psychiatric symptoms produced by medical conditions (and medical treatments)

Risk Assessment

  • Suicidality
  • Elders increased vulnerability to treatment errors
  • Responding to lost or disrupted social supports

Age Specific Assessment Tools

  • Depression scales
  • Mental status exam (MOCA, SLUMS)
  • Verbal/Spatial screening tools
  • Clinical functional assessment

Strategies to Develop An Effective Therapeutic Relationship

  • Engaging reluctant clients, consent issues
  • Multidisciplinary team approach—families, therapists, nurses

Concrete Intervention Techniques

  • Behavioral issues
  • Loss and complicated grief
  • Stimulation based therapies for reducing, defusing agitation
  • Proven cognitive approaches

Ethical Considerations:

  • Confidentiality and HIPAA
  • Competency – therapist and client
  • Family involvement
  • Right to refuse care
  • End of life decision making

Target Audience

Counselors, Mental Health Professionals, Therapists, Social Workers, Psychologists, Hospice Personnel, Addiction Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, Nurses, Chaplins/Clergy, Other Caring Professionals

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Total Reviews: 64

Comments

Jennifer K - BOSTON, Massachusetts

"Great information. I really enjoyed this seminar and learned more than I expected. Much of what I learned, I have retained, even his stories. Great seminar."

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