AFH Older Adult Behavioral Health topic training series

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AFH Older Adult Behavioral Health topic training series

Monthly training with a variety of behavioral and mental health topics for Adult Foster home providers.

By Washington County Older Adult Behavioral Health Initiative

When and where

Date and time

August 8, 2022 · 1pm - May 8 · 3pm PDT



About this event

Zoom link will be provided to registered attendees 24 hours in advance of event start date.

Monday May, 1:00-3:00pm - De-escalation in Dementia Care

Learn ways to create a calm, safe and supportive environment for you and people with dementia in your care.

- Learn the difference between violence and aggression and how to keep yourself and others safe.

- Practice supportive communication and nonverbal approaches that help de-escalate challenging situations.

- Begin to develop a sensitivity to the environment, situational context, relationships and culture when it comes to de-escalation.

- Learn new ways to identify behaviors as an unmet need.

- Better understand the cycle of escalation and ways you can diffuse a situation to keep yourself and others calm and safe.

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