April 29, 2020

Ethical Dilemmas, Barriers, and Solutions

April 29, 2020 School of Social Work Continuing Education • University of Pittsburgh 2117 Cathedral of Learning PittsburghPA  15260 View Map Organized by University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work
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April 29, 2020
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Wednesday
Ages 18-255 · Co-Ed

School of Social Work Continuing Education

University of Pittsburgh 2117 Cathedral of Learning PittsburghPA  15260
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Description

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**Now Online via Zoom & No Longer In Person**Training Description This presentation will provide an overview of ethical dilemmas and some solutions when working with the older adult population in social services. It will touch on recognizing when legal authorities or legal processes need to be pursued. Throughout the presentation common mental health diagnosis, myths and truths, and treatment will be presented. It will also provide an inside look at the level of care offered to older adults; including services at Veterans Affairs. Lastly, we will discuss the barriers and solutions to engaging older adults and their families. *This course will fulfill 1.5 hours of required Ethics Instruction*
Training Objectives
  1. Participants will be able to identify and resolve ethical dilemmas related to older adults
  2. Attendees will be educated on the different levels of care for the older adult population so providers can offer the appropriate level of care
  3. Participants will learn common mental and behavioral health issues associated with the older adult population and provide possible community supports and solutions

Location

Online via Zoom

Instructor

Jessica Gurley

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