Chronic Traumatic encephalopathy (CTE): What We Should Know

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Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy or CTE is a brain degeneration that is caused by repeated head traumas. This rare disorder is not well understood- in fact, experts are still trying to understand this unique condition. What should we know and do if we get a referral for someone living with CTE?

This basic level session will introduce CTE, identify symptoms, summarize what experts recommend as best practices, and identify resources for more education and support.

HFA & Social Worker CE's are available upon request.

Target audience: Administrators, Social Workers, Nurses, Activity Professionals, Memory Care Practitioners, Therapists.

Individuals must attend the live interactive audio/ video seminars, and complete an online competency quizzes and evaluations which will be sent to the email address listed during registration. Participants have up to five (5) working days to complete both quiz and evaluations for each session. Participants will receive their CE / certificate of participation after they completed the live interactive audio/ video seminars, AND completed competency quizzes and evaluations. The webinar will not be recorded.

HFA and Social Work CE's will be available.

The Institute for Excellence in Memory Care, #1713, is approved to offer social worker continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. The Institute for Excellence in Memory Care maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 06/14/2020-04/14/2023. Social Workers participating in this course will receive 6.0 General continuing education credits.

REAL Services (Parent company of The Institute for Excellence in Memory Care ) is approved by Indiana State Board of Health Facility Administrators to sponsor continuing education credit under the CE sponsor- HFA license# 98000594A.

For more information on Continuing Education, please visit our website at: www.alzni.org

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Training Levels: Which training is right for you?

The Institute for Excellence in Memory Care wants you and your staff to have the tools to succeed in the ever changing Memory Support field. This is why are committed to provide cutting edge, high quality memory care training for you and your staff.

In order to provide the best experience for you and your staff, we have determined the levels at which our training content and materials are developed and presented.

Beginning: Beginning level courses may provide an introduction to a content area and may include information about a particular condition, treatment method, or issue. Learning objectives involve learning and comprehending content. Courses are appropriate for new graduates or individuals who have recently changed fields of practice.

Intermediate: Intermediate level courses provide information that builds on knowledge practitioners with some experience already have. These courses focus on skill-building or adding knowledge, possibly following a brief overview of basic information. Learning objectives involve using information in concrete situations and understanding underlying structure of the material. Courses are appropriate for individuals with a year or more experience in the relevant field of practice

Advanced: Advanced level courses provide content for participants who have been working in the content area and have a clear understanding of the issues. These courses cover and address the complexities involved in the work. Learning objectives involve synthesizing material to create new patterns or structures or evaluating material for a specific purpose. Courses are appropriate for individuals with several years of experience in related work. Level of education may be relevant in cases such as advanced clinical skills training.

Accommodations for the differently abled:

The Institute for Excellence in Memory Care and Alzheimer's and Dementia Services of Northern Indiana aim to find the right supports for everyone to shine. Individuals needing special accommodations, please contact us at (574) 232-4121 and we will be able to discuss ways to serve you.

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