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Depression and dementia are common incapacitating diseases in old age. The exact nature of the relationship between these conditions remains unclear, and multiple explanations have been suggested: depressive symptoms may...  Read More

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Screening for Cognitive Impairment in Older Adults: 3.75 credits

An Evidence Update for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

This course is based on a review that addressed the direct evidence on the benefits and harms of screening for cognitive impairment versus no screening, the test accuracy of screening...  Read More

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Assessment and Treatment of Older Adults 15 credits

A Guide for Mental Health Professionals

Every day ten thousand baby boomers turn 65, and by 2030 more than 20% of US residents will be 65 or older. Mental health professionals must become familiar with the...  Read More

Material Cost $50

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In The Good Death, Ann Neumann charts the social, political, religious, and medical landscape to explore how we die in America today. Neumann weaves personal accounts with a historical exploration...  Read More

Material Cost $20

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This article reviews recent research on the epidemiology, assessment, and treatment of personality disorders among older adults (>60 years old). The authors also offer clinical implications and recommendations for clinicians...  Read More

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Over time, the landscape for aging individuals has continued to evolve. Through the exploration of population demographics, costs, cultural preferences and more, this presentation explores how social workers can lean...  Read More

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The purpose of this review is to assess adverse events of antidepressants in treatment of major depressive disorder in adults 65 years of age or older, and reduce suicide risk...  Read More

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This course looks at bereavement care practices of palliative service providers. Surveys of bereaved family caregivers reveals that individuals believe they need more or different services than they received. Key...  Read More

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The overall goal of this review is to present the state-of-the-science on elder abuse prevention to inform intervention research. Applications for prevention of elder abuse are drawn by analogy from...  Read More

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This course will explore issues affecting end-of-life care decisions: culture, health literacy, family dynamics, medical advances, ethics and the dichotomy of prolonging life vs. quality of life. Hospice, Advance Directives,...  Read More

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This course discusses the usability of web-based alcohol education for adults 55 and older. Drinking frequency and quantity were measured at baseline and 4 week follow-up. Participants were given a...  Read More

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This course is a review of available research on shared-decision making amongst medical providers, support persons, and mature adult clients This course is based on the article, Supported shared decision-making...  Read More

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Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is a phase in cognitive decline when it is still possible to intervene to reverse the decline. Cognitive stimulation delivered through psychosocial interventions provides both psychological...  Read More

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Cannabis is the most commonly used illicit drug among older adults. As an older population grows in the United States that has a tolerant attitude toward marijuana use, the dynamics...  Read More

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Elder Abuse Severity 1 credit

A Critical but Understudied Dimension of Victimization for Clinicians and Researchers

This study describes the variation in severity of elder emotional abuse, physical abuse, and neglect and identify risk factors associated with more severe forms of elder mistreatment (EM). This is...  Read More

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In recent years, professional psychology practice with older adults has been increasing, due both to the changing demography of our population and changes in service settings and market forces. Unquestionably,...  Read More

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