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IDENTIFYING AT RISK OLDER ADULTS WHO MAY NEED BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES AND SUPPORT


Broadcast Date: February 14, 2007

Length: 2 hours

Course Code: A012

Presenters:

Charles F. Reynolds, III, MD

UPMC Professor of Geriatric Psychiatry

Director, Advanced Center for Interventions and Services Research for Late-Life Mood Disorders and

John A. Hartford Center of Excellence in Geriatric Psychiatry

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Richard Morycz, PhD

Program Director

Benedum Geriatric Center

Chief, Geriatric Clinical Service

Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic

Associate Professor of Social Work

 

 

 

Program Description:

This program will examine the risk factors associated with depression and other mental health disorders in later life, as well as preventive interventions. Risk factors for not maintaining mental health, such as issues of adjustment and poor coping, will be examined. Preventive interventions such as community outreach will be discussed.
 

Educational Objectives:

At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:

1. Identify risk factors for depression and other mental health disorders in older adults
2. Review research on successful aging, what works and what doesn’t work
3. Describe preventative interventions which have proven to be successful

Target Audience:

Clinical and research professionals, students, and trainees as well as interested family members and consumers.

Listen to Podcast:  Click here to listen to this podcast  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For Technical Support: email connellp@upmc.edu  or call Patrick Connell at 412-802-6906 

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