This educational seminar provides an opportunity for professionals to learn about Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia, and how to apply this information to their profession.
After attending this course, social workers and health care professionals who are new to the field of dementia, will be able to:
- Explain how dementia manifests and progresses
- Recognize common symptoms throughout the progression of Alzheimer’s disease
- Apply strategies to engage a person with dementia
- Identify CaringKind resources available for individuals and families affected by dementia
This course is offered quarterly. Registration is REQUIRED. To register or for more information, call our CaringKind Helpline at 646-744-2900.
(2 Social Work Continuing Education Contact Hours are available for a fee.)
CaringKind SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0068. This course is also approved by the Association of Social Work Boards – ASWB NJ CE Course Approval Program Provider #117 Course #1249 from 3/6/2017- 3/6/2019. New Jersey Social Workers will receive 2 General Social Work Practice Credits.