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Training Title:
Retired ~ Demographics, Issues and Challenges in Older Adult Behavioral Health

Clock Hours: 1

At the completion of this program, participants should be able to: • Describe demographics related to mental health and aging • Be familiar with the findings of the Surgeon General’s report on the subject • List barriers to mental health care for elders • Describe specific strategies for addressing those barriers.

The course provides an overview of the mental health needs of older adults and the barriers to meeting those needs. We explore strategies for meeting the challenges of providing mental health services to elders and discuss some key concepts underlying best practices in mental health care for older adults. Keywords: Elderly, Older Adult, Demographics, Issues, Challenges, Behavioral Health

Approval Bodies

  • Association of Social Work Boards Approved Continuing Education (ACE)
  • CAADE - California Association for Alcohol/Drug Educators
  • California Association of DUI Treatment Programs (CADTP)
  • California Board of Registered Nursing
  • California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP)
  • Connecticut Certification Board, Inc.
  • Florida Board of Nursing
  • Florida Board of Psychology
  • Florida Dept. of Health (Board of Social Work, Marriage & Family, Mental Health Counseling)
  • NAADAC, National Association for Addiction Professionals
  • National Board for Certified Counselors
  • Pennsylvania Certification Board
  • Professional Development

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