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NDSU OFFERS NEW MENTAL HEALTH & AGING TRAINING

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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

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