Senior Talks is a series of workshops focusing on the process of successful aging. The following Spring 2016 workshops are primarily for professionals working with seniors; however, anyone interested in the topic is welcome.
Depression and Aging
Saturday, May 7, 2016
1:00 to 3:00 PM
Depression in seniors is common, but it is not necessarily a normal part of aging. This workshop explores the prevalence of depression as we age, distinguishes between depression and the normal aging process and discusses strategies to combat depression, including various effective treatments.
This workshop is designed to help participants begin to:
1.Discuss the causes of depression in the senior population.
2. Compare and contrast the various treatment modalities
3. Apply and explore the effective treatment modalities through case material.
CE Target audience: Psychologists (all levels), Social Workers, Counselors
Senior Talk #2: Saturday, April 16, 2016 | 1:00 to 3:00 PM
Seniors and Substance Abuse
Senior Talk #3: Saturday, May 7, 2016 | 1:00 to 3:00 PM
When Seniors Need Long Term Care
Marjorie A. Goodwin, Psya.D., PMHCNS-BC, M.S., R.N. and Christina Healy, R.N., M.A., Cert. Psya. are faculty members at BGSP. Dr. Goodwin has over 30 years experience as a psychiatric clinical nurse specialist. She has a special interest in working with seniors and their families as they navigate the challenges of aging. Christina Healy has over 20 years of experience as a psychiatric nurse clinician working with the senior population, including individuals with addictions and Alzheimer’s. Alice Abraham is owner of A Tempo Senior Move LLC. She assists individuals with the daunting task of downsizing and simplifying one's home and lifestyle while recognizing the trauma of loss and offering support during this process.
Fee: Free or $20 Per Event for CE Credits/Clock Hours*
*Full refund available if you cancel one week prior to the event. If you have any questions, email email@example.com.
Application for social work continuing education credits has been submitted. Please contact us at ContinuingEd@BGSP.edu for the status of social work CE accreditation.
The Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis (BGSP) has been approved by as an Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP), ACEP No. 5676. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. BGSP is solely offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the programs.