Meetings & Events information
REGISTRATION REQUIRED THROUGH THE EVENTBRITE LINK BELOW
Date: November 10, 2023
2-hour continuing education program
Presenters: Kelsey Loushin, LICDC-CS, CDP & Lisa Weitzman, MSSA, LISW-S, ASW-G, C-ASWCM
Title: The 3 D’s and the impact on caregivers in the workforce
Description: Supporting caregivers in the workforce who are attending to the needs of an older adult with a neurodegenerative illness such as dementia, or debilitating illness like depression or delirium is crucial for their well-being and productivity. Employers and EAP’s can play a significant role in providing support for employees faced with these complex caregiver issues. This workshop will define Depression, Delirium and Dementia and their impacts on caregivers. Participants will also be able to define and describe strategies and resources available to support employees who are facing complex caregiving issues.
- Define and describe signs, symptoms & treatment strategies for 3 D’s: Depression, Delirium, and Dementias. 45 minutes, 9:00 – 9:45 AM.
- Describe how caregivers in the workforce are impacted by their caregiver demands. Emphasis will be placed on signs and symptoms or caregiver stress and burnout and the incidence of substance abuse and lack of self-care. 45 minutes, 9:45 – 10:30 AM.
- Describe steps and strategies employers can utilize to support employee caregivers. 30 minutes, 10:30 – 11:00 AM.
Information of CD and PDH hours.
2.0 CEUs for Ohio Social Workers & Counselors, Employee Assistance Professionals (CEAP), Ohio Chemical Dependency Counselors, and Nurses may use hours from other licensure boards.