Menta Health Academy: Alzheimer's, Behaviors, and Caregiving (ABC)
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (CDT)
Information, answers, and support are available from your local professionals at this gathering in Clarksville, TN. This seminar is FREE to family caregivers and timely for professionals who need continuing education on pressing, aging issues. You will have a chance to network with other families, multi-discipline professionals, and local resources.
Learn how you as a caregiver can survive the upcoming holidays. Learn about managing anxiety and behaviors related to three types of dementia. Selecting a conservator and advanced planning options are another focus. Space is limited, so register today!
Seminar Agenda (6 hours of coursework):
8:30-9:30am Surviving the Holidays
9:45-10:45am Ethical Issues: Conservatorships
10:45-11:45am Advance Directives: Five Wishes
1:00-2:00pm Nutrition: Body-Brain Connection
2:15-3:15pm Alzheimer’s and Other Dementias
3:15-4:15pm Right Care at the Right Time
Registration includes CEUs (for professionals) and Lunch
6 CEUspre-approved for nursesthanks to UT Martin College of Nursing.
6 CEUs pre-approved for social workers thanks to NASW-TN and NASW-KY.
6 CEUs pre-approvedfor LPCs thanks to TLPCA.
6 CEUs pre-approved for ACLF/RHA administrators.
Approval is pending for 6 CEUs for LADAC.
A Certificate of Attendance will be provided for professionals needing contact hours.
For more information, download the seminar brochure here.
This seminar is presented by Behavioral Healthcare Center of Clarksville, Mental Health America of Middle Tennessee, and Walking Horse Meadows Assisted Living. Special thanks also to our sponsors, Amedisys Home Health, Asera Care, Dogwood Bend, Grace Healthcare of Clarksville, Montgomery Care & Rehabilitation Center, and Oasis In-Home Care.
When & Where
Mental Health America of Middle Tennessee
Mental Health America of Middle Tennessee (formerly known as the Mental Health Association of Middle Tennessee) is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization that has been providing services to the Middle Tennessee community for 65 years. Our mission is to connect the community with specialized mental health and wellness resources, provide services that improve the quality of life, and promote effective services where mental health needs exist.
Over the years, MHAMT has worked diligently to educate all members of our community about how to attain good mental health. We share our message of hope for mental wellness to tens of thousands of individuals annually.
By being a frontline resource for the community, MHAMT is in a position to identify important mental health needs in Middle Tennessee, and then often facilitates the development of programs to meet those needs or enhance resources to address service gaps.