The DC Psychological Association presents:
"Working with the Aging Adult: Preparing for the Surge of the Silver Tsunami"
Presenter(s): Kathryn J. Chefetz, LCSW; Tybe Diamond, LCSW; Anya Purpura, MD, Ph.D.; Chair Venus Masselam, Ph.D,LCMFT,CGP
May 4, 2018
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The Chicago School of Psychology, 1015 15th St, NW,4th floor, Washington, DC
6.0 Hours of Continuing Education is Offered for Psychologists
Social Work Continuing Education Pending
Presentations will define the Aging Adult Stage as a separate and unique developmental stage characterized by specific characteristics including physiology of aging and modified approaches to medical care, societal and family system challenges, and psychotherapy treatment, all of which draw on findings from scientific gerontology and current life-span developmental psychology research. Included will be a discussion of personality and its meaning for the aging Knowledge, and guidelines for assessment, treatment techniques, and skills specific to working with the aging adult are emphasized in addition to the need for sensitivity to and use of transference and counter transference phenomena characteristic of relational dynamics with the aging adult.
Workshop Objectives: At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:
"The District of Columbia Psychological Association is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The District of Columbia Psychological Association maintains responsibility for this program and its content."
There is no corporate support/payment for this workshop.
DCPA Event Cancellation Policy
The DC Psychological Association is unable to provide refunds for events. However, we do allow up to one year to make up a CE session that may have been missed.
DC Psychological Association
David White, CAE - Executive Director
Telephone: (512) 788-0207 Fax: (800) 784-9034
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