Trauma Informed Care for People Living with Dementia

Event Description: 

The American Society on Aging is hosting a webinar on trauma informed care for people living with dementia, as part of the National Alzheimer's and Dementia Resource Center webinar series sponsored by the Administration for Community Living. Speakers will discuss principles of trauma-informed care as they apply to dementia in Veterans and Holocaust survivors. Presenters will also share resources for applying trauma-informed care principles in various settings.

Participants in the webinar will be able to: 

Define Trauma-Informed Care;

Identify resources to assist in applying Trauma-Informed Care principles with Veterans with dementia and others;

Apply SAMHSA’s six key principles of trauma-informed care to work with Holocaust Survivors with dementia to prevent re-traumatization and improve participation in the care plan; and,

Learn three ways to support family members of Holocaust survivors in order to gain participation in the care plan. 

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm EDT
American Society on Aging
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