Registration will open 2 weeks prior to the event.
Registration Fee: $10 (payment must be made online at the time of registration). Registration is limited to the first 300 paid registrants.
Time: 9:00am - 11:00am
Format: You will receive a link to the Zoom webinar and instructions a few days prior to the event, if your registration fee has been paid. The email will come from firstname.lastname@example.org so please be sure to add this email address to your safe/white list or check your Junk/Spam folder if you cannot find the email.
Presenters: Susan Frick, MSW, LSW, Social Worker, Education and Recruitment Coordinator, Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center
Overview: In this presentation, we will discuss the grassroots initiative Dementia Friends. This program from the United Kingdom has moved across the globe and encourages each of us to consider how we can support those living with dementia in our communities. Participants will consider what can make dementia a lonely experience and how they can help create dementia friendly spaces in Illinois.
- Review the Dementia Friends Initiative
- Learn how this program is engaging people and communities across the state
- Learn how individual can support community members living with dementia
- Consider the impact of dementia on a person and family
- Review how communities are becoming Dementia Friendly
Continuing Education Credits:
2.0 CEU’s are available for LCSW, LCPC, LSW, LPC and QIDP.
All other professionals are encouraged to check with their respective licensing boards for questions about whether this workshop meets criteria for continuing education credits.
Following the event, attendees will receive an email with a link to the online evaluation to complete. Once the evaluation response window closes, CEU certificates will be emailed. This process takes approximately 14 days following the event.
This training is provided by the Community Mental Health Board of Oak Park Township and Riveredge Hospital.
Cancellation/Refund Policy: The registration fee is non-refundable.
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