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    Occupational Therapist

    COTA Skills 126
    Working with Elders Who Have Psychiatric Conditions


    • Understand the prevalence of mental illness among elders
    • Discuss trends in approaches to support well-being, and circumvent the influences of diseases of meaning in daily life
    • Become acquainted with psychiatric diagnoses common among institutionalized and community dwelling elders
    • Describe the importance of considering both mental health and medical conditions when working with elders
    • Identify assessments commonly used by OT practitioners with elders who have mental illness
    • Describe intervention approaches commonly used with elders who have mental illness

    Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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    $19.00 USD

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