Caring for Older Adults with Behavioral Health Disorders: Aging and Behavioral Health Working Together

Wednesday, June 08 2016, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM [EST]

225 Chester Avenue SE, Atlanta, GA, United States

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Wednesday, June 08 2016, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM [EST]

About the Events

Behavioral health problems such as depression and substance abuse are not a normal part of aging.  Strengthen your ability to identify, refer and provide interventions for older adults, persons with disabilities and caregivers.  Learn how to: 

  • Quickly get crisis services and long-term help for clients
  • Examine the aging network and how to access waiver programs
  • Explore the benefits of Mental Health First Aid training
  • Develop creative solutions to challenging case studies

 

Wednesday, June 8

9 am – 3 pm 

The Trees Atlanta Kendeda Center – 225 Chester Avenue SE Atlanta, GA 30316

 

Who should attend:  CCSP/SOURCE care coordinators; HCBS case managers; aging, disability and behavioral health care coordinators; adult protective services staff; public guardianship staff; CSB clinical staff including ACT/CST/PATH/ICM/CM team leaders and  case managers; outpatient clinicians and care coordinators.  

 

For more information, contact rtucker@atlantaregional.com 404.463.6041

 

FREE! 

Space is limited.

Hosted by the Atlanta Regional Commission

Made possible through a collaboration of Emory University, the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities and the Georgia Department of Human Services Division of Aging Services.

 

Parking:

Please park in the gravel lot on the corner of Chester Avenue (at Habitat for Humanity).  Trees Atlanta Kendeda Center is located in the second driveway north of the gravel lot.

 

Meals:  

Please list any special dietary needs you may have when you register.

Cancellation policy

If you cannot attend after registering, please let us know.

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About the Organizer

As the Area Agency on Aging (AAA), the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) plans and provides comprehensive services to address the needs of the region's older population. The Atlanta region's Area Plan on Aging is carried out through contracts with 10 county-based aging programs and 13 specialized agencies to provide a continuum of home and community-based services.

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