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Cost: $10.00

Resolving Behavioral Challenges and Engaging Individuals with Dementia

PennCares Support Services

Live Webinar

Monday, November 14, 2022, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Cost: $10
 2.0 social work CEUs available 

“NASW-PA Chapter is a co-sponsor of this workshop. 2 CEUs will be awarded for completion of this course. NASW has been designated as an approved provider of professional continuing education for social workers (Section 47.36), Marriage and Family Therapist (Section 48.36) and Professional Counselors (Section 49.36) by the PA State Board of Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists and Professional Counselors.”

 

This program is made possible through a grant from the Mechanicsburg Area Community Foundation, a regional Foundation of The Foundation for Enhancing Communities.

Description: Aggressive behaviors in dementia patients can be considered common, and while it may be comforting to know you are not dealing with an anomaly, it does not make managing the situation easier or less frustrating as a caretaker. Aggressive behaviors could be verbal or physical and, at times, come for no apparent reason. They can be sudden and identifying the trigger can place pressure on caretakers especially in a facility setting where other patients could be placed at risk.

This training will discuss causes of this aggressive behavior and share practical, effective responses to these behaviors. We will review case studies and current research around how others have successfully operated with these obstacles. We will also promote the creation of an I.C.E (In Case of Emergency) Action plan all staff can provide input to, which can be used when urgent situations occur requiring immediate attention.

Objectives: Objectives coming soon.

Facilitator: Bria Miles

Details

Date:
November 14, 2022
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
$10.00
Event Category:
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Venue

Webinar via Video Conferencing

Organizer

PennCares
Phone:
717-632-5552
Email:
trainings@penncares.org
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  • PennCares Support Services reserves the right to cancel an event due to low enrollment or other circumstances which would make the event non-viable. 
  • PennCares reserves the right to substitute course instructors as necessary.
  • If PennCares cancels an event, registrants will be offered a full refund.

Postponement: Should circumstances arise that result in the postponement of an event, registrants will have the option to either receive a full refund or transfer registration to the same event at the new, future date.
Substitutions and Transfers: We understand that circumstances may occur to prevent you from attending a training. If you find that you are unable to attend one of PennCares’ trainings, you have several options:

  • Send a substitute: Substitutions are accepted as long as a written request is received. Substitutions may be made without penalty provided the original registrant contacts PennCares at trainings@penncares.org to request this change.
  • Transfer to another course: Transfers are accepted up to the day of the event as long as a written request is received. In the event the registrant cannot attend a scheduled course for which he or she is enrolled, registration can be transferred to another course. 
  • Refund of monies: Requests for refunds must be made in writing and received by the training refund deadline stated on the training registration form. (See below for cancellation policy).

Registration Cancellation by Participant

  • Unless specifically stated on registration materials, the deadline to request a refund for your registration is 5 business days before the event. 
  • Registration cancellations requested prior to the deadline will be eligible to receive a refund less a 5% administration fee. *
  • Cancellations received less than 5 business days before the event will not be eligible for a refund and will be billed for the total cost. 
  • Registered no-shows are not eligible for a refund and will be billed the total cost.
  • Cancellations will be accepted via e-mail to trainings@penncares.org and must be received by the stated cancellation deadline.
  • All refund requests must be made by the attendee/payee.
  • Refund requests must include the name of the attendee, the training date, and payment method. 

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