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February 8, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Cost: $10.00

 

VIA WEBINAR

 

UNDERSTANDING THE COGNITIVE STAGES OF DEVELOPMENT IN YOUNG ADULTS WITH PHYSICAL DISABILITIES

 

December 12, 2022

9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Cost: $10**

 2.5 social work CEUs* 

Webinar is made possible through a generous
Quality of Life Grant from the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation.

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Description

The goal of this training course is to offer a broad understanding of the characteristics of the normal stages of cognitive development in young adults; and discuss the challenges they face apart from having physical disabilities. This training will explain the role of the professional, the parent, and the caregiver, and  provide effective communication strategies and principles of practice to help diminish conflict, open dialogs, and help with problem solving.

Objectives

  • Define physical disabilities and describe self-identity & self-concept in adolescents
  • Discuss the challenges faced by young adults, apart from their physical disabilities
  • Explain the normal stages of cognitive and brain development in young adults
  • Elucidate the role of the parent(s) and caregiver(s)
  • Understand the use of effective communication strategies

Target Audience

This training is for professionals who provide care to young adults and especially to those who provide care to young adults living with paralysis, This training can be very useful for nurses, social workers, case managers, housing service coordinators, nursing home administrators, personal care home administrators, aging and mental health workers, as well as for family members who are caregivers.

**Special Discount **

The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation is committed to providing opportunities to individuals with paralysis. In keeping with their mission, webinar scholarships are available for those living with paralysis, their family members and caregivers. If you or a family member is living with paralysis, please enter the following code at check out to receive a scholarship.  Code: Superman

CEUs* 

“NASW-PA Chapter is a co-sponsor of this workshop.  2.5 CEs will be awarded for completion of this course. NASW has been designated as a pre-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.”

Meet the Facilitator

JoAnne Moore-Dent currently resides in the East Oak Lane section of Philadelphia, PA. She has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Organizational Management from Cabrini University, an M.Ed. in Instructional Systems Design, Training, and Development from Penn State University, and is certified as a Professional in Human Resource Management (PHR). Joanne  is currently a PhD candidate at Eastern University. She is an Educator, Human Resource Professional, and Business Owner. As a prior Adjunct Professor, she has taught at the undergraduate and graduate levels in the field of Human Services and Human Resource Management. JoAnne is married, has two sons, and several grandchildren. Her mantra is “To whom much is given, much is required”.

Details

Date:
December 12
Time:
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
$10.00
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Venue

Webinar via Video Conferencing

Tickets

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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. 
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Registration Cancellation by Participant

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