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Promoting Mental Health and Wellness in Older Adulthood

Promoting Mental Health and Wellness in Older Adulthood
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Live Online Webinar
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Description and Schedule

This course is a live, interactive webinar held on September 6, from 12pm-3:20 pm Eastern Daylight Time.

Registration closes at midnight (EDT) the day before the event

Although many older adults experience high levels of life satisfaction, some will experience mental health concerns such as depression, anxiety, trauma, and/or substance misuse. Oftentimes, these issues are compounded by a lack of access to mental health services, stigma related to aging and/or mental health, and a general misunderstanding of how mental health concerns are experienced in later life. In this thought-provoking and practical training, participants will analyze the current prevalence of mental health concerns among older adults, recognize differences in how mental health is experienced in older adulthood, and develop strategies to support older adults who may be struggling with these mental health concerns.

Schedule: (listed in Eastern Daylight Time)

  • 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm Lecture
  • 12:50 pm - 1:00 pm Break
  • 1:00 pm - 1:10 pm Q&A
  • 1:10 pm - 1:40 pm Lecture
  • 1:40 pm - 1:50 pm Break
  • 1:50 pm - 2:00 pm Q&A
  • 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Lecture
  • 2:30 pm - 2:40 pm Q&A
  • 2:40 pm - 3:10 pm Lecture
  • 3:10 pm - 3:20 pm Q&A

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this training, professionals will be able to do the following:

Learning Objectives:

  • Analyze the current prevalence of mental health concerns among older adults living in the United States.
  • Recognize differences in how mental health is experienced in older adulthood, as well as the impact of older adults’ lack of access to mental health services and stigma related to aging and/or mental health.
  • Develop strategies for community providers to support older adults who may be struggling with these mental health concerns.

Instructor

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Matthew Fullen, Ph.D, M.Div., LPCC (OH)

Dr. Matthew Fullen is an Associate Professor at Virginia Tech where he teaches in the counselor education program. Dr. Fullen's research, teaching, and advocacy focus on the mental health needs of older adults, with an emphasis on developing programs to enhance resilience & wellness among older adults, preventing suicide in later life, and addressing gaps in Medicare mental health policy. Dr. Fullen is the counseling profession’s most active scholar on aging and mental health.

He has received research grant funding by both public and private entities, including the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, as well as The Mather Institute. He recently received the American Counseling Association’s Top Research Award for his study on Medicare reimbursement challenges faced by counseling professionals.

CE Hours

Credit Hours: This course consists of 3 continuing education hours of credit.

Counselors: Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No, 6693.  Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.  Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Mental Health Counselors. #MHC-0048.

Marriage and Family Therapists: Many MFT licensing boards accept our courses or one of the approvals which we have from professional associations.  You can check with your board to determine if your licensing board would accept this course.

Social Workers: Telehealth Certification Institute LLC, #1609, is approved as an ACE provider to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. ACE provider approval period: 05/02/2024 – 05/02/2027. Social workers completing this course receive 3 clinical continuing education credits.

Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Social Workers #SW-0435.

Psychologists: Telehealth Certification Institute LLC is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Telehealth Certification Institute LLC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Psychology as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Psychologists #PSY-0128.

Art Therapists: Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Creative Arts Therapists #CAT-0093.

Other Professionals: This course qualifies for 180 minutes of instructional content as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations.  Retain your certificate of completion and contact your board or organization for specific filing requirements.

This course is an-interactive, live online webinar.

Participants may request a printed version of their certificate of completion to be delivered by mail. A shipping/handling fee of $6.95 will be charged per request. Shipping internationally may require an additional charge.

How to Attend

Register on the website before midnight the day of the event. So that we can provide you these CEs, you are required to:

  1. login and access the direct link to the webinar through your account
  2. your attendance is marked automatically when you use the direct link and attend fully
  3. complete a post-test with a passing score of 80% or higher (which can be retaken until passed), and complete a course evaluation
  4. collect your certificate of completion on your account after steps 1-3 are completed

Recordings are not provided to webinar registrants. No refunds are offered to those who do not attend.

Directions for completing a course and collecting CEs can be found here

Enroll in the webinar by adding it to the cart and proceeding through the check out process. Create an account (or login to yours) during the checkout process.

Prepare: Download Zoom software. Participants must use a device that is connected to adequate internet speed with a camera, microphone and speakers (or headset).

Attend: At least 15 minutes before the designated start time, login to your account on the website. Go to "My Courses", click on the title of the webinar. The link for the webinar will be listed in the course content.

Attendance is recorded automatically when you use the direct link and attend the full event.

Agreement

By registering for this event you are agreeing to the following:

24 hour notice is required if you are not able to make it to a live event. Recordings are not provided to webinar registrants.

To update and test using Zoom.us/test before the event to ensure you are ready for the event.

Since this is a live interactive event it means that your interaction during the event is expected.  Your name and image will be visible to other participants during the live event. You will NOT be included in any recording made.

An evaluation must be completed within one week of the event. Continuing Education credit(s) cannot be issued unless you attend the event and the evaluation is submitted.  (Evaluation is not mandatory for APA hours)

Partial CE credits are not possible; therefore you are required to be present throughout the event in order to receive CE credits.

Respect all other participants during the event as though you would if you were sitting with the other attendees at a conference table:

  • Dress appropriately
  • Be in a private location void of distractions
  • Do not multitask
  • Do not drive during an event
  • Remain on mute unless you are sharing with the group

Closed Captions

Closed captioning is offered for all live webinar participants.

Who Should Attend

This course is intended for clinicians who provide behavioral health services.

Teaching Methods

This is a live, interactive webinar.

Course Policies

Accommodations for Individuals with Disabilities

Click here to view our Accommodations for Individuals with Disabilities.

This course includes closed captioning.

Cancellation Policy

Live webinars and live onsite courses: Refunds are only allowed prior to the date of the live event/course.  There is a 10% service fee for refunds.  

Grievance Policy

Click here to view our Grievance Policy.

Communication

Click here to communicate with a knowledgeable staff member regarding subject matter guidance, correction, grading, comments, or problem resolution.

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