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Habitat Housing Education Center

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1023 W 14th St
Winston-Salem, NC 27105 United States

October 2019

Dementia: Accepting the Challenge

October 3 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Habitat Housing Education Center, 1023 W 14th St
Winston-Salem, NC 27105 United States
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Description: Accepting the Challenge: What is Dementia (1:00 p.m.) and Accepting the Challenge: Positive Approach & Communication (2:00 p.m.). This mini-series deals with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, their origins, symptoms and practical management techniques. Facilitated by the Geriatric Adult Mental Health Specialty Team from Therapeutic Alternatives, Inc. Audience: Staff or the community at large. Registration: Required. Two CEs awarded for the completion of the 2-hour session. Register online or call (336) 765-8854 ext. 135. Registration form

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Depression

October 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Habitat Housing Education Center, 1023 W 14th St
Winston-Salem, NC 27105 United States
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Description:  This presentation discusses symptoms of depression, causes, and treatment options. It also identifies people at risk and provides tips for managing depression. Facilitated by the Geriatric Adult Mental Health Specialty Team from Therapeutic Alternatives, Inc. Audience: Staff or the community at large. Registration: Required. One CE awarded for the completion of the 1-hour session. Register online or call (336) 765-8854 ext. 135. Registration form

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Bipolar Disorder

October 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Habitat Housing Education Center, 1023 W 14th St
Winston-Salem, NC 27105 United States
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Description:  This session covers the possible causes, symptoms, risk factors, and treatment options for this mood disorder and provides tips for supporting the individual. Facilitated by the Geriatric Adult Mental Health Specialty Team from Therapeutic Alternatives, Inc. Audience: Staff or the community at large. Registration: Required. One CE awarded for the completion of the 1-hour session. Register online or call (336) 765-8854 ext. 135. Registration form

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Substance Use/Misuse

October 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Habitat Housing Education Center, 1023 W 14th St
Winston-Salem, NC 27105 United States
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Description:  This session will define substance abuse, including overuse or misuse of any substance beyond its intended use, risk factors, stages of addiction, barriers to treatment, and medical complications. It will also discuss elder abuse/misuse of common substances and possible reasons why the use/abuse occurs. Facilitated by the Geriatric Adult Mental Health Specialty Team from Therapeutic Alternatives, Inc. Audience: Staff or the community at large. Registration: Required. One CE awarded for the completion of the 1-hour session. Register online or call…

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Suicide in Older Population

October 31 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Habitat Housing Education Center, 1023 W 14th St
Winston-Salem, NC 27105 United States
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Description:  This presentation will discuss suicide in the population age 60+, review suicide statistics, identify people at risk for suicide and discuss interventions. Facilitated by the Geriatric Adult Mental Health Specialty Team from Therapeutic Alternatives, Inc. Audience: Staff or the community at large. Registration: Required. One CE awarded for the completion of the 1-hour session. Register online or call (336) 765-8854 ext. 135. Registration form

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November 2019

Caregiver Burnout

November 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Habitat Housing Education Center, 1023 W 14th St
Winston-Salem, NC 27105 United States
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Description:  This session will cover: Signs, symptoms and interventions for burnout; comparison of burnout and compassion fatigue; define elder abuse, review the various types of elder abuse; and a discussion of how burnout and compassion fatigue may lead to various forms of elder abuse. Facilitated by the Geriatric Adult Mental Health Specialty Team from Therapeutic Alternatives, Inc. Audience: Staff or the community at large. Registration: Required. One CE awarded for the completion of the 1-hour session. Register online or call (336)…

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