Positive Aging: An Innovative Approach to Counseling Older Adults

Topics
Format
CE Credits
4
Exam Items
20
Description

This introductory workshop teaches principles of Positive Aging to optimize coping in later life. Specific strategies are described for the range of late-life problems, including adjusting to long-term care, caregiving, and death and dying. Evidence-supported geriatric counseling is examined from a Positive Aging perspective, and meaning-based life span therapies are introduced as techniques to help transform the problems of aging into opportunities for well-being and life enhancement.

Successful completion will provide you with 4 CE credits. A CE certificate may be downloaded and printed immediately upon completion.

Part of the APA Online Academy Convention Workshop Presentations Campus.

Learning Objectives
  • Apply a Positive Aging framework for intervening with older adults;
  • Build skills and strategies to optimize late-life adjustment;
  • Acquire assessment techniques to evaluate intervention effectiveness;
  • Apply Positive Aging to long-term care, caregiving, and death and dying
Instructor(s)

Robert D. Hill, PhD, ABPP

Biography of the presenter

Price
$80 for Non-members
$80 for Members/Affiliates
How to purchase
  • Go to the APA Online Academy Registration Form.

  • If you are an APA member, please have your Membership Number available. If you don't know it, you can look up your membership number online or contact APA directly at (800) 374-2721, ext. 5580.

  • If you are paying by credit card, you will immediately receive an email confirmation with instructions on how to access the course and your username and password.

  • If you are paying by check, there is a ONE BUSINESS DAY waiting period before you can access your course. You should still register online.

Enrollment Limit
0