Clinical Practice with Older Adults: A View from the Field

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Careers in Aging 2020 - Continuing education hosted by the MSW Area of Emphasis in Aging Scholars

Date & Time:

Thursday, March 5, 2020
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Location:

University of St. Thomas, McNeely Hall, MCH 100. 2060 Summit Ave., St. Paul, MN 55105

Registration & Parking

Due to overwhelming response, we have closed registration at this time. As the event draws nearer, we will ask all registrants to re-confirm. If space becomes available, we will notify those from our WAIT LIST that there is an opening. Please add your name to the wait list if you would like to be notified if space becomes available.

Parking is available in the Anderson Parking Facility (#71 on the campus map) for $2/hour. NOTE: Most street parking around campus has a two-hour limit. Please do not park in the permitted lots behind McNeely Hall or Summit Classroom Building - you may be ticketed.

CAREERS IN AGING 2020 is a School of Social Work sponsored event hosted by the MSW Area of Emphasis in Aging (AEA) Scholars.

Certificates of attendance for 3 continuing education contact hours will be provided. Light refreshments will be available.

12:30 - 1:00 pm: Check-in

1:00- 4:30 pm: Program, topics to include:

  • Older Adults and Working with Challenging Behaviors. Presenters:
    • Amanda Thooft, '07 MSW, LICSW (AEA Program Faculty) Associated Clinic of Psychology- Geriatric Services
    • Rebekah Elling, '15 MSW, LICSW (AEA Alum) Associated Clinic of Psychology- Geriatric Services
    • Rachel Potter, '19 MSW, LGSW(AEA Alum) Ecumen Hospice
  • The Spectrum of Grief Experienced by Older Adults in Hospice. Presenters:
    • Beth Turback, '16 MSW, LICSW (AEA Alum) Park Nicollet Methodist Hospice
    • Emily Rodgers, '14 MSW, LICSW (AEA Alum) Park Nicollet Methodist Hospice
    • Angela Mueller, '16 MSW, LGSW (AEA Alum) Park Nicollet Methodist Hospice
  • Clinical Practice with Older Adults: A View From the Field - panel discussion with clinical practitioners from the field of aging

 


DID YOU KNOW?

  • The number of Minnesotans turning 65 in this decade (about 285,000) will be greater than the past four decades combined.*
  • Around 2020, Minnesota's 65+ population is expected to eclipse the 5-17 K-12 population, for the first time in history.*
  • The total number of older adults (65+) is anticipated to double between 2010 and 2030, according to projections. By then, more than 1 in 5 Minnesotans will be an older adult, including all the Baby Boomers.*
  • It's estimated that by 2030, 3.5 million additional health care professionals and direct-care workers will be needed to care for the aging US society

* Source: MN State Demographic Center. Retrieved from https://mn.gov/admin/demography/data-by-topic/aging/

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