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Iredell Senior Center

344 E. Front St.
Statesville, North Carolina 28677 United States

July 2020

Dementia and Psychosis Behaviors: What you need to Know

July 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Iredell Senior Center, 344 E. Front St.
Statesville, North Carolina 28677 United States
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Free

Event has been cancelled and will be rescheduled once Covid-19 restrictions have been lifted. In this class, case review and activities, are used to identify frequent challenging behaviors associated with dementia and psychosis. Participants review factors that may trigger behaviors and discuss prevention and intervention strategies.

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August 2020

Substance Use, Misuse, and the Opioid Crisis

August 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Iredell Senior Center, 344 E. Front St.
Statesville, North Carolina 28677 United States
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Adults of any age can encounter problems with substances. This class details common substance use issues and tips for those caring for those individuals.

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September 2020

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: Invisible Scars

September 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Iredell Senior Center, 344 E. Front St.
Statesville, North Carolina 28677 United States
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This presentation explores relevant information pertinent to traumatic events and experiences. Through classroom conversation and exercises, participants learn ways to support individuals who may have experienced a traumatic event; which may lead to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.  Resiliency methods will be employed as methods to treat and heal the invisible scars.

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October 2020

Schizophrenia and Psychosis: Can this be real?

October 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Iredell Senior Center, 344 E. Front St.
Statesville, North Carolina 28677 United States
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A curriculum designed to view schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders from the perspective of the individual experiencing the disorder.   The use of discussion and scenarios allows participants to learn interventions and strategies that provide supportive care to promote healthy outcomes.

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November 2020

Person(RE)ality: Why Mine is Different

November 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Iredell Senior Center, 344 E. Front St.
Statesville, North Carolina 28677 United States
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The reality of personality disorders is that they involve long-term patterns of thoughts and behaviors that are unhealthy and inflexible and, though similar, no two ever look exactly the same.  This course defines personality disorder, explores different types and examines challenges associated with providing care for individuals who are diagnosed with one.

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December 2020

Neurocognitive Disorder: Living with Dementia

December 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Iredell Senior Center, 344 E. Front St.
Statesville, North Carolina 28677 United States
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Commonly referred to as dementia, neurocognitive disorders can affect the way people perceive and engage with the world around them. This course looks at various classifications of neurocognitive disorders (NCDs), Delirium and common changes associated with each type. Tips for care giving are provided.

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