Older Adults and Behavioral Health Issues

Green Clock Hours: 1.50

The population of older adults worldwide is expected to reach 1.5 billion by the year 2050 (United Nations, 2019). Professionals most often working with older adult populations often lack routine training in how to recognize and respond to the symptoms of behavioral health disorders among older adults. The goal of this educational program is to provide entry-level nurses, social workers, alcohol and drug counselors, and professional counselors in health and human services settings with information on unique stressors experienced by older adults that contribute to behavioral health disorders, challenges of diagnosis and treatment in older adult populations, and strategies to minimize such challenges.

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Course Description

The population of older adults worldwide is expected to reach 1.5 billion by the year 2050 (United Nations, 2019). Professionals most often working with older adult populations often lack routine training in how to recognize and respond to the symptoms of behavioral health disorders among older adults. The goal of this educational program is to provide entry-level nurses, social workers, alcohol and drug counselors, and professional counselors in health and human services settings with information on unique stressors experienced by older adults that contribute to behavioral health disorders, challenges of diagnosis and treatment in older adult populations, and strategies to minimize such challenges.

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