Dementia & Psychosis Behavior: What You Need to Know-EGAMHST

McDowell Senior Center 100 Spaulding Rd.,, Marion, North Carolina

This class uses case review and activities 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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Overcoming Communication Barriers in Dementia-EGAMHST

McDowell Senior Center 100 Spaulding Rd.,, Marion, North Carolina

Communication is the string that ties us all together. If that string isn’t strong enough oris broken, our relationships tend to unravel. This curriculum is designed to look atcommon communication […]

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Substance Use, Misuse, and the Opioid Crisis-EGAMHST

McDowell Senior Center 100 Spaulding Rd.,, Marion, North Carolina

Adults of any age can encounter problems with substance use. This class details common substance use issues and tips for those caring for those individuals. This is a free in-person […]

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Person(RE)ality: Why Mine is Different-EGAMHST

McDowell Senior Center 100 Spaulding Rd.,, Marion, North Carolina

The reality of personality disorders is that they involve long-term patterns of thoughtsand behaviors that are unhealthy and inflexible and, though similar, no two ever lookexactly the same. This course […]

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Suicide Indicators, Response and Prevention-EGAMHST

McDowell Senior Center 100 Spaulding Rd.,, Marion, North Carolina

This course focuses on the indicators and risk factors of suicide in older adults as related to current statistical data. In addition, this course explains methods of suicide response and […]

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Schizophrenia & Psychosis: Can this be Real?-EGAMHST

McDowell Senior Center 100 Spaulding Rd.,, Marion, North Carolina

This curriculum is designed to view schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders from the perspective of the individual experiencing the disorder. Discussion and scenarios allow participants to learn interventions and strategies […]

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The Many Faces of Antipsychotic Medications-EGAMHST

McDowell Senior Center 100 Spaulding Rd.,, Marion, North Carolina

As we age, the use of antipsychotic medications may become a challenge in itself. Course participants will learn the importance of decreasing the use of antipsychotics (especially in dementia) and […]

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A Rainbow of Mental Health Part 1

McDowell Senior Center 100 Spaulding Rd.,, Marion, North Carolina

This introductory course is designed to support an understanding of the most commonly diagnosed mental health-related conditions in the aged population. This curriculum takes a person-centered approach to understanding classifications […]

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A Rainbow of Mental Health Part 2-EGAMHST

McDowell Senior Center 100 Spaulding Rd.,, Marion, North Carolina

This introductory course is designed to support an understanding of the most commonly diagnosed mental health-related conditions in the aged population. This curriculum takes a person-centered approach to understanding classifications […]

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