NDSU OFFERS NEW MENTAL HEALTH & AGING TRAINING
Posted on Jun, 19 2009
North Dakota State University (NDSU) Distance & Continuing Education and the NDSU Child Development and Family Science Department introduce a new statewide training program for professionals addressing aging and mental health. The Mental Health & Aging program is an online, self-paced program composed of six training modules developed by the NDSU Gerontology Program.
The program offers the following six modules:
- Overview of Aging and Mental Health
- Assessment and Diagnosis
- Changes to the Aging Brain and the Impact on Mental Health
- Psychosocial Treatment of Mental Disorders in Older Adults
- Wellness and Prevention
- Resources and Referrals for Older Clients
The Mental Health & Aging program was made possible by a grant from the North Dakota Department of Human Services. This program is approved for 13 continuing education contact hours (1.3 CEU's) and costs $25.00 per participant.
Participants may register online at www.ndsu.edu/dce (Non-Credit Activity: Conferences/Events/ Workshops). For more information contact Distance & Continuing Education at 701-231-7015, toll-free 1-800-726-1724 or visit www.ndsu.edu/dce