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Professional Development

Event Details - Schizophrenia and Dementia: Best Practices

Title: Schizophrenia and Dementia: Best Practices
Type of Activity: Online Learning
Objective of Activity:

Course Objectives:

 

  • Explore information on the use of the current edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders
  • Identify Key Features in the Formulation and Implementation of a Treatment Plan
  • Understand How to Establish a Therapeutic Alliance
  • Discuss Treatment Settings and Housing Options
  • Identify management concerns in each of the three stages of presentation
  • Identify Special Issues in Caring for Patients With Treatment-Resistant Illness
  • Discuss Clinical Features Influencing the Treatment Plan
  • Identify Pharmacological Treatments
  • List Other Somatic Therapies and Specific Psychosocial Interventions
Course / Activity Outline:

Communicating with the Cognitively Impaired Video (64 minutes) Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes

Treatment of Patients With Schizophrenia Second Edition (114 pages)

Best Practices for Engaging Patients with Dementia ( 7 pages)

Students must pass a quiz with at least an 80% to print a certificate

OPD points: 10
Course / Workshop content:

Communicating with the Cognitively Impaired Video (64 minutes) Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes

Treatment of Patients With Schizophrenia Second Edition (114 pages)

Best Practices for Engaging Patients with Dementia ( 7 pages)

Presenter / Provider: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes
Qualifications: PhD, LPC-MHSP, LMHC
Experience:

Dr. Snipes has a PhD in counselor education, has been licensed as a clinical psycotherapist since 2002 and is a qualified clinical supervisor.  Dr. Snipes' courses are approved by the boards for mental health, addictions and rehabilitation counseling, social work and marriage and family therapy throughout the US and Canada.

Registration URL: https://australia.allceus.com/member/cart?c=35
Cost ($): Unlimited Hours for AU$59 or Individual Courses for AU$3/hour
Registration Instruction:

Instructors are available via text chat 7 days a week to answer questions.

Group rates are available for unlimited memebrships.

Contact Name: Dawn-Elise Snipes
Contact Phone: 6155003441
Contact Email: support@allceus.com

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