Assessment & Treatment of Mental Illness in Older Adults
09:00AM - 04:00PM
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Gain an introductory understanding of psychopathology among older adults, clinical assessment approaches, and psychotherapeutic interventions. The effects of aging and diversity upon psychopathology, a review of instruments designed to assess the most common psychiatric illnesses among older adults, and review of evidence based psychotherapeutic interventions with older adults will be covered. The diagnostic criteria from the new DSM-5 will also be reviewed.
This course meets and exceeds the 3-hour Aging and Long Term Care requirement for MFTs and LCSWs.
Pleasant Hill Campus
- Room S224
Saturday, September 15, 2018
Prerequisite Required: Foundations of Adult Development: Aging & the Older Adult Population
APA, CAMFT, BRN
100 Ellinwood Way Pleasant Hill, CA 94523