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UMaine Center on Aging

The mission of the Center On Aging is to promote and facilitate activities on aging
in the areas of education, research and evaluation, and community service.

Events


2014 University of Maine Geriatrics Colloquium: Helping Older Adults in Crisis

 

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2014 UNIVERSITY OF MAINE CLINICAL GERIATRICS COLLOQUIUM

HELPING OLDER ADULTS IN CRISIS

 

MONDAY, MAY 12, 2014

CROSS CENTER

BANGOR, ME

 
The 2014 University of Maine Clinical Geriatrics Colloquium will address such topics as:

  • Classic life crises and transitions in the aging process
  • Trauma and aging
  • Rapid response, crisis intervention, and stabilization techniques and methods
  • Suicide prevention - Principles of practice
  • Intensive short-term case management and counseling methods
  • Harm reduction and concurrent disorders services
  • The verbally and physically challenging older client
  • Recognizing the signs and symptoms of impending crisis in older adults
  • Working with the frail, isolated/marginalized, at risk, hard to serve, and hard to reach elders
  • Multidisciplinary and interprofessional perspectives on older adult crisis
  • Person-centered approaches to crisis intervention
  • Creating controlled and safe environments for elders at-risk
  • Determining when elders are a danger to themselves and/or others
  • How to talk with older adults in a crisis
  • Helping older adults cope with disaster
  • Principles of crisis telephone support

 
Members of the Maine Gerontological Society qualify for a reduced registration rate.

More information and registration materials coming soon.