Log in
  • Home
  • Working with the Aging Adult: Preparing for the Surge of the Silver Tsunami

Working with the Aging Adult: Preparing for the Surge of the Silver Tsunami

  • 04 May 2018
  • The Chicago School of Psychology, 1015 15th St, NW,4th floor, Washington, DC

Registration

  • To see member rates, please login.
  • To see member rates, please login.

Register

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:

  • Describe the Adult Aging stage and its tasks.
  • Define biological/physical changes of aging.
  • Identify the interaction of physical and psychological aspects of aging and its implication for working with aging adults.
  • Describe Kubler-Ross’s Five Stages of Mourning and J. William Worden’s Task-Based Model of Bereavement.
  • Discuss Bob Knight’s Contextual, Cohort-Based, Maturity, Specific-Challenge Model for the evaluation of aging adults.
  • Describe Neugarten's major personality types that explain an individual's adaptation to the aging process.
  • Explain why personality is the pivotal dimension in describing and predicting patterns of aging.
  • Discuss the importance of relationships for the aging adult.


"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. 


Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software