Events

When:

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 through
Friday, January 12, 2018

Where:

Ruth S. Harley University Center
Thomas Dixon Lovely Ballroom
 
 
Tagged: School of Social Work, Continuing Education, Garden City

Neurocognitive Disorder

Event, Workshop, Continuing Education, Social Work CE, In-Person Workshop


Learn more about receiving your Postgraduate Certificate Program in Mental Health and Aging.

With Daniel B. Kaplan Ph.D., LICSW, LMSW, CSW-G, QDCS

CEs: 18
Cost: $ 450.00
When: 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., January 10–12

In this three-day program that offers 18 hours of continuing education, learners will understand the complex interactions of neurological disease pathology, individual client strengths, environmental conditions, informal supports, formal resources, and societal influences in order to appropriately respond to the needs of older adults living with neurocognitive disorder as well as their informal caregivers. Workshop content focuses on the neuropathological attributes of the full array of dementing disorders, diagnostic evaluation components, the impacts of progressive symptoms on patients and families, the best practices in dementia care and communication techniques, pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments, and environmental enhancements. The goals of preserving dignity and supporting quality of life will be promoted as priorities in discussions of strengths-based and person-centered care.

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January 10: Neuropathology and Symptomology

Students will understand the clinical practice implications of:

  • Assessment procedures and diagnostic criteria for neurocognitive disorder.
  • Bio-psycho-social-environmental assessments of patient and family needs throughout the progression of neurocognitive disorder.
  • Differences in etiological and pathological traits of distinct diseases which cause neurocognitive disorder.
  • Progressive intellectual symptoms of distinct diseases which cause neurocognitive disorder.
  • Progressive psychiatric and behavioral symptoms of distinct diseases which cause neurocognitive disorder.
  • Progressive social and psychological impacts of distinct diseases which cause neurocognitive disorder.

January 11: Care and Communication

Students will understand the clinical practice implications of:

  • Strategies for supporting functional capacity in instrumental and basic activities of daily living.
  • Person-centered strengths-based care for clients living with neurocognitive disorder.
  • Cultural humility in care planning and service delivery as well as in the critical assessment of care quality across settings.
  • Communication techniques which are effective with clients living with neurocognitive disorder.
  • Using empathy, reflection and interpersonal skills to promote the personhood of diverse clients confronting neurocognitive disorder.
  • Using inter-professional collaboration to identify and enact strategies of behavior management.

January 12: Treatment and Environment

Students will understand the clinical practice implications of:

  • Applying critical thinking to analyze and translate research findings pertaining to nonpharmacological clinical interventions that are acceptable and effective for clients in varying stages of neurocognitive disorder and sociocultural contexts.
  • Applying critical thinking to analyze and translate research findings pertaining to available pharmacological treatments for neurocognitive disorder.
  • Complexities in the management of multiple medical and psychiatric comorbidities and polypharmacy.
  • Using inter-professional collaboration to identify and enact strategies environmental risk reduction.
  • The importance of diversity and difference in shaping the experiences of people living with dementia, their family members, themselves and other providers.
  • Social, economic and environmental justice to engage and advocate in partnership with people with dementia and their families in assuring their human rights are met and needs are fulfilled.

About the Speaker

Daniel B. Kaplan, Ph.D., LICSW, LMSW, CSW-G, QDCSDaniel B. Kaplan, Ph.D., LICSW, LMSW, CSW-G, QDCS, is a gerontological clinical social worker with expertise in mental and neurological disorders. He is an Assistant Professor at Adelphi University School of Social Work. His research includes intervention studies and workforce development initiatives to optimize services, clinical interventions and supportive environments for older adults with mental and neurological disorders living in the community. Dr. Kaplan is Co-Investigator for the John A. Hartford Foundation-funded NASW Supervisory Leaders in Aging initiative. He is the former National Director of Social Services for the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America. Dr. Kaplan holds clinical social work licensure in New York and Massachusetts, as well as an NASW certification in advanced gerontological clinical social work. He earned his doctorate at Columbia University and then held a postdoctoral research fellowship in the NIMH Geriatric Mental Health Services Research Program at the Weill Cornell Institute of Geriatric Psychiatry.

 

Continuing Education Credit

  • Social Workers: Adelphi University School of Social Work 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 #0032.
  • Mental Health Counselors: Adelphi University School of Social Work is recognized by the NYS Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0068
  • Marriage and Family Therapists: Adelphi University is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider for continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists. #MFT-0038
  • Psychologists: Adelphi University School of Social Work is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The School of Social Work maintains responsibility for the program and its contents.
  • CASAC training hours: Program information has been submitted to the New York State Office of Addiction and Substance Abuse Services Education and Training for earning or re-credentialing for CASAC clock hours.

» See full credentialing information and CEUs

New York State Office of the Professions (NYSED) regulations require that participants must be present for the entire approved educational activity in order to receive a certificate for continuing education credits. There is no accommodation in the State regulations for late arrival, late return from lunch or breaks, or early departure. According to NYSED, in order to award social work CEUs; “When you offer a multi-day or multi-part course/educational activity, the learner must complete all parts in order to earn the certificate for contact hours, in the same way that a student must complete a semester-long course to receive college credit. You may not award partial credit for a program, even a one-day program, if the learner does not complete all requirements at that time.”


Accessibility Statement

The Student Access Office ensures equal access to all of Adelphi University’s programs, services and facilities for students with documented needs. Through assistance, advocacy and reasonable accommodations, the office provides an accessible and supportive campus environment.

The Student Access Office provides cost-free assistance and services that are tailored to meet the needs of individuals based on their specific, appropriately documented needs, while preserving Adelphi’s academic integrity and high standards of academic expectations and performance

If you are a student with a documented disability and wish to request accommodation services, please submit a Petition for Reasonable Accommodations form along with the required information as detailed in the Guidelines for Documentation.

Please be aware that all decisions regarding accommodations and equal access are made in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and prevailing University Policy. 

For further information, please contact the Student Access Office at 516.877.3806 or sao@adelphi.edu.


For further information, please contact:

Audrey Freshman, Ph.D., LCSW, CASAC
Director, Office of Professional and Continuing Education
Social Work Building, Room 235
p – 516.877.4339
e – afreshman@adelphi.edu

Tagged: School of Social Work, Continuing Education, Garden City