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Free CEU Seminar for Case Workers on September 12

August 29, 2017 - by Theresa Jacobellis - in Professional Development

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 ‘Behavior Challenges: Dementia, Mental Illness and Substance Abuse’
Topic of FREE Educational Seminar at Apex Rehabilitation & Healthcare September 12

As the population ages, its healthcare needs are becoming increasingly complex. Many patients present with multiple diagnoses, often combining medical issues with conditions that result in behavioral challenges. On Tuesday, September 12, speaker Lois Faith Schram, LCSW, will discuss “Behavior Challenges: Dementia, Mental Illness and Substance Abuse,” at a free CEU seminar for social workers and case managers. The event will be held at Apex Rehabilitation and Healthcare, 78 Birchwood Drive, South Huntington, NY 11746. It begins at 5:00 pm.

Approved for 3 CEUs by the New York State Education Department’s State Board of Social Work and the Commission for Case Manager Certification, the seminar includes complimentary dinner. It begins with registration at 5:00 pm, followed by the seminar from 5:30 – 8:30.

Schram will discuss the prevalence of dementia and its associated behaviors, the stigma attached to mental illness and its effect on intervention and treatment, the need for staff training to address behavioral challenges among residents with dementia and mental illness, as well as the need to classify substance use as a mental illness and identify strategies for successful intervention.

The seminar is free, but pre-registration is required. For additional information or to register, please visit http://www.signatureeventsny.com/register-Apex.asp

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