Mental Health and Aging
Responding Effectively: A Mental Health Curriculum
An educational webinar developed by
Mental Health America of Greater Houston's Committee on Aging
This webinar will provide information to participants on symptoms, risk factors, screening, treatment options and prevention strategies for depression in the senior population, as well as how to distinguish grieft, depression and dementia. The training will also cover anxiety disorders and substance use among older adults.
Date: September 12, 2014
Registration link https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/833658872046842113
If you have any questions, please contact Tiffany Ross at firstname.lastname@example.org
Esther has a Master's of Social Work from McGill University and many years of mental health education and counseling experience working with older adults. Currently she is a National Trainer for Healthy IDEAS, an evidence depression management program for older adults. She worked at Care fo Elders for five years as Director of Program Development and Evaluation and the Healthy IDEAS Program Director. She serves as chair of the Committee on Aging at Houston Mental Health America and is vice president of the Houston Harris County Area Agency on Aging Area Planning Advisory Council. In addition to having worked for many years in long term care and developing a specialized Alzheimer's program for nursing home residents at Seven Acres Jewish Geriatric Care Services in houston, she was appointed by the Governor to serve as the social work representative on the Texas Nursing Facilities Administrator's Advisory Committee in Austin.