Aging, Long Term Care and Elder/Dependent Adult Abuse (10CE)

Aging, Long Term Care and Elder/Dependent Adult Abuse

Total Hours: 10

No Book to Buy - Online Text

Unlimited Test Retakes

Sponsor Approval: Please visit our provider approval page for a list of national and state sponsored approvals.

Course delivery method and format: self-paced online training.

Intermediate level course

Course Requirements:

1. Course Reading,

2. Online PostTest

3. Course Evaluation.

After successfully completing the Course Reading, PostTest and Evaluation a certificate of completion will be issued online.

Course Description: 

This continuing education course provides psychologists, counselors and social workers with a comprehensive understanding of aging, long-term care, and elder/dependent adult abuse. Participants will explore the unique challenges and dynamics associated with aging populations, learn about various aspects of long-term care, and develop strategies to identify and address elder/dependent adult abuse effectively. Through a combination of theoretical knowledge, case studies, and practical applications, participants will gain the necessary skills to support and advocate for older adults in their communities.

Course Objectives:

  1. Understand the physiological, psychological, and social aspects of aging.
  2. Identify the different types of long-term care options available for older adults and their families.
  3. Recognize the signs and symptoms of elder/dependent adult abuse, including physical, emotional, financial, and neglectful abuse.
  4. Explore the risk factors and common perpetrators of elder/dependent adult abuse.
  5. Develop strategies to assess and intervene in cases of elder/dependent adult abuse.
  6. Learn about legal and ethical considerations when working with older adults and addressing abuse.
  7. Enhance communication skills for effectively engaging with older adults and their families.
  8. Explore cultural considerations in aging and elder/dependent adult abuse.