Meeting the Unique Needs of Older Adults with Jodi McQuillen, PhD, LICSW

Mar
03

Date: Friday, Mar 3, 2017

Time: 8:00AM - 12:00PM

When:  Fri, March 3, 2017, 8am – 12pm

Where:  Scott Conference Center, 6450 Pine St, Omaha, NE 68106, USA (map)
DescriptionSummary: Participants of this workshop will learn about the unique physical, mental, social, and spiritual needs of the aging adult population who have been diagnosed with an intellectual and/or developmental disability. The challenges of working with this population will be discussed along with ethical and legal considerations. Guidelines for improving practice and policy will also be reviewed.
Cost:  FREE
OMNI Behavioral Health
Objectives: 
- Learn the unique biopsychosocial needs of the aging population.
- Increase awareness of the clinical and policy challenges associated with working with this population.
- Learn how to improve your navigation of the legal and ethical issues involved in providing care for this population.
- Learn guidelines for improving one’s clinical practice with this population.
- Learn advocacy strategies for improving the policies that impact this population.