Events

Learn about PBHAC's upcoming events, meetings and trainings below. Most events are open to the public, so feel free to click for more information or to register. We hope you'll join us!

Upcoming events

    • 24 Apr 2018
    • 9:00 AM
    • 25 Apr 2018
    • 5:00 PM
    • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Johnstown, Johnstown, PA
    • 17
    Registration is closed

    Ageless Grace Training

    Timeless Fitness
     for the Body & Mind

    Partial Scholarships Available


    12.5-hour Certification is specifically designed for those who want to be a Certified Ageless Grace Educator and be able to focus on older adults. This certification goes into depth regarding the primary and secondary benefits of each practice set. This entails how each set is practiced, creation of music playlists, safety and precautions, PR and marketing skills, basic anatomy, how to organize a class format, and a wide-variety of ideas on how to instruct these spontaneous tools that are sparked by imagination and creativity, memory and recall, kinesthetic learning, analytical thinking and strategic planning.

    Target Audience:
    CNA’s, PT/OT/SLT’s, LPC’s, Social Workers, Activity Directors, Recreational Therapists, Fitness Professionals, Caregivers, and Family Members who work with seniors

    Click here for the flyer 

    For more information:
    21 Tools Benefits
    The Science of Neuroplasticity and Ageless Grace


    Location:
    Holiday Inn Express & Suites Johnstown
    1440 Scalp Avenue
    Johnstown, PA 15904

    Dates:
    April 24 & 25, 2018

    9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. each day

    You must attend the entire training to receive certification. Partial credit cannot be awarded.

    Costs:
    Registration fees for non-scholarship applicants is $410 per participant and includes tuition, the Seminar, training materials (book, DVD’s & cards), and lunch is provided.

    Registration fees for scholarship applicants is $130. If a scholarship is not awarded, the remaining registration fee of $280 is due by April 6, 2018. 

    Email anne@olderpa.org for more information about scholarships. Click here for flyer.


    To Register:
    For those who are NOT APPLYING for a scholarship, please go to www.agelessgrace.com to register

    For those who ARE APPLYING for a scholarship, click the gray box above to register. 

    Deadline for Scholarship Applications: April 6, 2018


    Refund/Cancellation Policy

    Hotel Accommodations: 
    Holiday Inn Express is offering discount group rates for those wishing to stay on site of where the training is being held. Discounted rooms are are available on the nights of 4/23, 4/24 & 4/25. Must make reservations by April 1, 2018 to receive discount.

    Please call 814-266-8789 or 800-822-9194 to make reservations. All guests must provide their own form of payment upon reservations. Please refer to: PA Behavioral Health and Aging Coalition Group Block when making reservations.




    • 24 Apr 2018
    • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Mountain View Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Coal Township, PA
    • 33
    Register

    Oxycontin & Alcohol: A Deadly Cocktail For Older Adults


    Northumberland County

    April 24, 2018


    Description: 
    Older adult opioid addiction, often complicated with alcohol, has skyrocketed; yet prolonged opioid use exacerbates chronic pain. Participants will learn about dimensional addiction treatment for individuals over 50 with chronic pain, be able to describe the generational and co-morbidity aspects of Boomer.

    Opioid addiction, and apply practical tools in Boomer and older adult assessment and engagement in the recovery process and growth. This session informs the topic with facts and generational, evidence-based treatment approaches that include ways in which older adults engage in their own treatment, chronic pain management and recover.


    Location:
    Mountain View Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
    2050 Trevorton Road 
    Coal Township, PA 17866

    Date: Tuesday, April 24, 2018

    Time: 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

    Cost: $35

    Both CEUs for nursing and social work from the National Association of Social Work - PA have been approved for this training. Participants must attend the entire session for credit. Partial credit can not be awarded. 

    CEU's may incur extra fee.


    Registration Deadline:
    April 22, 2018


    Facilitator: Logan Dougherty

    Logan graduated from Tusculum College with a BA in Clinical Psychology. In addition to his Clinical Psychology degree, he is Nationally Certified through IFPA as a Health Specialist. Logan’s health specialist certification specializes in health, wellness, nutrition, exercise and motivation. Working in the mental health field since 2004, his experience encompasses employment in residential treatment facilities, community and school based mental health services, outpatient and intensive outpatient for substance abuse. Logan’s specialties include knowledge of trauma, psychological determinism, ego defenses mechanisms, emotional/psychology needs, rational emotive behavioral therapy, reality-testing, free association and overall wellness, which include psychological, physical and spiritual factors.


    Inclement Weather Policy: In case of inclement weather, the Coalition will make a decision whether to delay or cancel a webinar or training by 7 am the morning of the event. If a delay or cancellation will occur, the Coalition home page (www.olderpa.org) will be updated to reflect this, and a message will be saved to 717-857-3163. Please always consider your safety first when deciding to attend a training. Thank you!

    By using a check for payment, you agree to the following terms: In the event your check is dishonored or returned for any reason, you authorize us to electronically (or by paper draft) re-present the check to your bank account for collection of the amount of the check, plus any applicable fees as permitted by state law.

    ***If you do not receive a confirmation email within 5 minutes after registering, your spam blocker may be blocking email from us. Please email anne@olderpa.org or call 717-857-3163  and let us know you didn't receive your confirmation email and we will make sure you receive further information via an alternative method.***
    • 26 Apr 2018
    • 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Mahanoy City Senior Regional Resource Center, Mahanoy City, PA
    • 33
    Register

    Trauma Informed Care

    Schuylkill County

    April 26, 2018



    Objectives of the training are for participants to understand:

    • The meaning and definition of trauma, identify examples of trauma experiences or events, and gain understanding of prevalence of trauma
    • Symptoms of trauma, in general and also specific to the older adult population
    • The 4 R-s of a trauma informed approach and examples of their application
    • The 6 key principles of trauma informed care and examples of application

    At the completion of their training, attendees will leave with a working knowledge of Trauma Informed Care and will be able to apply their new skills and knowledge immediately upon returning to the field. Participants will understand that the commitment of a trauma-informed system is to provide all services in a manner that is welcoming and appropriate to the needs of older adults who are experiencing or who have experienced trauma.


    Location:
    Mahanoy City Senior Regional Resource Center
    138 West Centre Street
    Mahanoy City, PA 17948

    Date: Thursday, April 26, 2018 

    Time: 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

    Cost: $35
    Cost: $45 for Social Work CEU's Only

    CEU's for nursing and social work have been approved for this training. Participants must attend the entire session for credit. Partial credit can not be awarded. 

    CEU's may incur extra fee.


    Registration Deadline: Monday, April 23, 2018


    Facilitator: Erin Edwards is a Board Certified Behavior Analysts, with a Masters in Psychology. Erin currently works for Penn State College of Medicine/ Hershey Medical Center with the Division of Autism within the Department of Psychiatry. Erin has worked with children with autism and other mental health diagnoses across a variety of services, including specialized schooling, home and community BHRS services, intensive family based mental health services and currently outpatient services. Erin has also worked with adults, in community, home and work settings, with autism and co-morbid mood and mental health diagnoses. In supervisory positions, Erin has provided a large variety of trainings to direct care staff with a focus on practical interventions strategies and reducing frustration or fatigue in caregiver positions.

    Inclement Weather Policy: In case of inclement weather, the Coalition will make a decision whether to delay or cancel a webinar or training by 7 am the morning of the event. If a delay or cancellation will occur, the Coalition home page (www.olderpa.org) will be updated to reflect this, and a message will be saved to 717-857-3163. Please always consider your safety first when deciding to attend a training. Thank you!

    By using a check for payment, you agree to the following terms: In the event your check is dishonored or returned for any reason, you authorize us to electronically (or by paper draft) re-present the check to your bank account for collection of the amount of the check, plus any applicable fees as permitted by state law.

    ***If you do not receive a confirmation email within 5 minutes after registering, your spam blocker may be blocking email from us. Please email anne@olderpa.org or call 717-857-3163  and let us know you didn't receive your confirmation email and we will make sure you receive further information via an alternative method.***
    • 26 Apr 2018
    • 10:30 AM - 7:00 PM
    • Hershey Lodge, Hershey, PA
    • 58

    CANCELLED!

    Due to unforeseen circumstances, we are currently unable to provide this training at the PADSA Conference. We truly regret any inconvenience this may cause. We will be contacting each registrant by email to notifiy them of this cancellation.Thank for your understanding!



    Dementia Live
    Drive Thru Experience

     
     2018 PADSA Annual Conference

    April 26, 2018

    Here is Your Chance to Participate in this Unique Simulation Experience? 

    FREE to the Attendees!

    Description: 
    Dementia Live™ is a hands-on experience in which care partners learn first-hand what it’s like to be living with dementia, delirium or other cognitive impairments. Dementia Live serves as a powerful training tool for patient-centered care programs. You will be empowered to build new bridges of communication. To elevate person-centered care practices, care providers must first gain an understanding of what dementia is and how the individual with dementia feels when challenged with cognitive and sensory changes. Dementia Live is experiential learning that simulates cognitive and sensory impairment, giving participants a real-life simulation of what it must be like to live with dementia.

    (Dementia Live was created by a North Central Texas based Company, Age-u-cate Training Institute, LLC to fulfill the need for innovative and education for caregivers and providers who work and care for those with dementia.)
      
    Target Audience:
    This session is for direct care staff, family caregivers, healthcare professionals, college students, or anyone working with individuals with dementia.
     
    Location:
    Hershey Lodge
    325 University Drive
    Hershey, PA 17033


    Date: Thursday, April 26, 2018

    Cost: FREE


    The training experience is only 15 minutes in length. Click on the gray Registration Box above to select your 15 minute time slot.
    Fifteen minute time slots are available from within these time frames: (First come, first serve basis.) 
    10:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
    12:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
       
    3:00 p.m - 3:15 p.m.
    5:15 p.m. -7:00 p.m.  
     

    Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your designated time slot.
     

    Safety: 

    Dementia Live is not appropriate for people who appear to have:

    • Cognitive Impairment – (This experience is for family and professional caregivers; not those who have or appear to have any level of dementia.)
    • Anxiety
    • Poor balance
    • Impaired mobility that requires use of a cane, walker, or wheelchair
    • Severely impaired hearing or vision
       

    Waiver/Release Form:
    Please note that participants will be required to sign a waiver/release agreement to participate in this training. If you would like to view a copy of the waiver/release statement prior to the training, please email anne@olderpa.org


     
    Inclement Weather Policy:
    In case of inclement weather, the Coalition will make a decision whether to delay or cancel a webinar or training by 7:00 a.m. the morning of the event. If a delay or cancellation will occur, the Coalition home page (www.olderpa.org) will be updated to reflect this, and a message will be saved to 717-857-3163. Please always consider your safety first when deciding to attend a training. Thank you!
       
    ***If you do not receive a confirmation email within 5 minutes after registering, your spam blocker may be blocking email from us. Please email anne@olderpa.org  or call 717-857-3163 and let us know you didn't receive your confirmation email and we will make sure you receive further information via an alternative method.***

     

    • 26 Apr 2018
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • KleinLife, Philadelphia, PA
    • 18
    Register

    Oxycontin & Alcohol: A Deadly Cocktail For Older Adults


    Philadelphia County

    April 26, 2018


    Description: 
    Older adult opioid addiction, often complicated with alcohol, has skyrocketed; yet prolonged opioid use exacerbates chronic pain. Participants will learn about dimensional addiction treatment for individuals over 50 with chronic pain, be able to describe the generational and co-morbidity aspects of Boomer.

    Opioid addiction, and apply practical tools in Boomer and older adult assessment and engagement in the recovery process and growth. This session informs the topic with facts and generational, evidence-based treatment approaches that include ways in which older adults engage in their own treatment, chronic pain management and recover.


    Location:
    KleinLife
    10100 Jamison Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19116

    Date: Thursday, April 26, 2018

    Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

    Cost: $35

    Both CEUs for nursing and social work from the National Association of Social Work - PA have been approved for this training.  Participants must attend the entire session for credit. Partial credit can not be awarded. 

    CEU's may incur extra fee.


    Registration Deadline:
    April 24, 2018


    Facilitator: Logan Dougherty

    Logan graduated from Tusculum College with a BA in Clinical Psychology. In addition to his Clinical Psychology degree, he is Nationally Certified through IFPA as a Health Specialist. Logan’s health specialist certification specializes in health, wellness, nutrition, exercise and motivation. Working in the mental health field since 2004, his experience encompasses employment in residential treatment facilities, community and school based mental health services, outpatient and intensive outpatient for substance abuse. Logan’s specialties include knowledge of trauma, psychological determinism, ego defenses mechanisms, emotional/psychology needs, rational emotive behavioral therapy, reality-testing, free association and overall wellness, which include psychological, physical and spiritual factors.


    Inclement Weather Policy: In case of inclement weather, the Coalition will make a decision whether to delay or cancel a webinar or training by 7 am the morning of the event. If a delay or cancellation will occur, the Coalition home page (www.olderpa.org) will be updated to reflect this, and a message will be saved to 717-857-3163. Please always consider your safety first when deciding to attend a training. Thank you!

    By using a check for payment, you agree to the following terms: In the event your check is dishonored or returned for any reason, you authorize us to electronically (or by paper draft) re-present the check to your bank account for collection of the amount of the check, plus any applicable fees as permitted by state law.

    ***If you do not receive a confirmation email within 5 minutes after registering, your spam blocker may be blocking email from us. Please email anne@olderpa.org or call 717-857-3163  and let us know you didn't receive your confirmation email and we will make sure you receive further information via an alternative method.***
    • 01 May 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
    • Menno Haven - Northgate Apartment Building, Chambersburg, PA
    • 68

    CANCELLED!

    Due to a change in the PBHAC's staff, we are currently unable to provide this training. We truly regret any inconvenience this may cause and will  provide a refund, which can be sent within 30 days. We will be contacting each registrant by email to notifiy them of this cancellation.Thank for your understanding!


    Dementia Live

      
    Franklin County

    May 1, 2018

    From the Franklin County Foundation:
    a regional foundation of The Foundation for Enhancing Communities
     

    Description: 
    In this high-impact Dementia Live experience, you will be immersed into life with dementia, resulting in a deeper understanding of what it's like to live with a cognitive impairment and sensory change. You will be empowered to build new bridges of communication. To elevate person-centered care practices, care providers must first gain an understanding of what dementia is and how the individual with dementia feels when challenged with cognitive and sensory changes. Dementia Live is experiential learning that simulates cognitive and sensory impairment, giving participants a real-life simulation of what it must be like to live with dementia.
    (Dementia Live was created by a North Central Texas based Company, Age-u-cate Training Institute, LLC to fulfill the need for innovative and education for caregivers and providers who work and care for those with dementia.)
      
    Target Audience:
    This session is for direct care staff, family caregivers, healthcare professionals, college students, or anyone working with individuals with dementia.
     
    Location:
    Menno Haven Retirement Community
    Northgate Apartment Building
    1500 Northfield Drive
    Chambersburg, PA 17201


    Date: Tuesday, May 1, 2018

    Cost: $10
    (There are NO CEUs awarded for this training. 
    Certificates of Attendance will be available
    .)
     


    The training experience is only 30 minutes in length. 30 minute time slots are available from: (First come, first serve basis)
    9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
    1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
          

    Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your designated time slot.
     
    Parking: Please park behind the apartment building in the large gravel lot unless you have a handicap sticker. Those with a sticker/placard can park in the designated spots in the paved parking in front of the main entrance. Please do not to park in any numbered spots. Those are reserved for residents living in the building. There will be “Event Parking” signs directing where to go.

    Registration Deadline:
    Friday, April 27, 2018

    Safety: 
    Dementia Live is not appropriate for people who appear to have:

    • Cognitive Impairment – (This experience is for family and professional caregivers; not those who have or appear to have any level of dementia.)
    • Anxiety
    • Poor balance
    • Impaired mobility that requires use of a cane, walker, or wheelchair
    • Severely impaired hearing or vision
       

    Waiver/Release Form:
    Please note that participants will be required to sign a waiver/release agreement to participate in this training. If you would like to view a copy of the waiver/release statement prior to the training, please email anne@olderpa.org.
       

    Cancellation Policy:

    • Unless specifically stated on registration materials, the deadline to request a refund for your registration is 5 business days before the event. 
    • Registration cancellations requested prior to the deadline will be eligible to receive a refund less a 5% administration fee. *
    • Cancellations received less than 5 business days before the event will not be eligible for a refund and will be billed for the total cost.
    • Registered no-shows are not eligible for a refund, and will be billed the total cost.

    Please email anne@olderpa.org of your cancellations plans. Click here for full Cancellation/Substitution Policy.


     
    Inclement Weather Policy:
    In case of inclement weather, the Coalition will make a decision whether to delay or cancel a webinar or training by 7:00 a.m. the morning of the event. If a delay or cancellation will occur, the Coalition home page (www.olderpa.org) will be updated to reflect this, and a message will be saved to 717-857-3163. Please always consider your safety first when deciding to attend a training. Thank you!
       
    ***If you do not receive a confirmation email within 5 minutes after registering, your spam blocker may be blocking email from us. Please email anne@olderpa.org  or call 717-857-3163 and let us know you didn't receive your confirmation email and we will make sure you receive further information via an alternative method.***

     

    • 03 May 2018
    • 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    • Philadelphia
    • 21
    Register

    Issues of Substance Use and Medication Misuse in Older Adults


    Philadelphia County

    May 3, 2018

    Target Audience: This training is for all individuals who provide care to older adults, especially those who work in community settings such as aging care managers, housing staff, nurses, social workers, counselors, acute care and long-term care staff, substance abuse and mental health providers.  

    Location:   
    Belmont Behavioral Health
    4200 Monument Road
    Philadelphia, PA 19131
            

    Date: Thursday, May 3, 2018   
    Time: 12:30 p.m - 3:30 p.m. 

    Cost: $35 
    All payments must be made by the day of the training.

    CEU's:  Program has been approved for 4 hours of Nursing. Social Work CEUs are awaiting approval. Participants must attend the entire session for credit. Partial credit cannot be awarded.

    CEU's may incur extra fee. 


    Registration Deadline:
    Monday, April 30, 2018


    Objectives:
    At the completion of this seminar, participants will be able to:
    • Discuss the recent changes in the DSM 5 to “Substance Use Disorders” and “Addictive Disorders” and its implication in treatment.
    • Articulate the current and projected incidence and prevalence rates of older adults with substance use disorders.
    • Describe why the issues of substance and medication abuse/misuse in older adults are complex problems.
    • Identify “substance use” prevention, screening, intervention, and treatment models that work with older adults.

    Agenda:
    12:15 PM Final Registration

    12:30– 1:30 PM  Understanding Issues of Substance Use and Medication Misuse in Older Adults

    • Specific issues of substance use in older adults
      • Demographics and generational differences
    • Changes to the DSM 5
      • Substance use disorder
      • Addictive disorders

    1:30 – 2:30 PM Older Adults and Substance Use
    • Illicit drug use
    • Non-medical use of prescription drugs
    • Medication abuse and misuse
    • Alcohol use
    2:30 - 3:20 PM Substance Use Disorders among Older Adults - Prevention and Treatment
    • Screening and assessments
    • Intervention and treatment programs
      • SBIRT
      • Project GOAL
    • Resources and Advocacy

    3:20 – 3:30 PM Conclusion and evaluations


    Facilitator: Logan Dougherty
    Logan graduated from Tusculum College with a BA in Clinical Psychology. In addition to his Clinical Psychology degree, he is Nationally Certified through IFPA as a Health Specialist. Logan’s health specialist certification specializes in health, wellness, nutrition, exercise and motivation. Working in the mental health field since 2004, his experience encompasses employment in residential treatment facilities, community and school based mental health services, outpatient and intensive outpatient for substance abuse. Logan’s specialties include knowledge of trauma, psychological determinism, ego defenses mechanisms, emotional/psychology needs, rational emotive behavioral therapy, reality-testing, free association and overall wellness, which include psychological, physical and spiritual factors.

    Inclement Weather Policy: In case of inclement weather, the Coalition will make a decision whether to delay or cancel a webinar or training by 7 am the morning of the event. If a delay or cancellation will occur, the Coalition home page (www.olderpa.org) will be updated to reflect this, and a message will be saved to 717-857-3163. Please always consider your safety first when deciding to attend a training. Thank you!

    By using a check for payment, you agree to the following terms: In the event your check is dishonored or returned for any reason, you authorize us to electronically (or by paper draft) re-present the check to your bank account for collection of the amount of the check, plus any applicable fees as permitted by state law.

    ***If you do not receive a confirmation email within 5 minutes after registering, your spam blocker may be blocking email from us. Please email anne@olderpa.org or call 717-857-3163 and let us know you didn't receive your confirmation email and we will make sure you receive further information via an alternative method.***
    • 21 May 2018
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Homeland Hospice, Harrisburg, PA
    • 16


    CANCELLED!

    Due to a change in the PBHAC's staff, we are currently unable to provide this training. We truly regret any inconvenience this may cause and would like to offer the opportunity to transfer your funds over to another PBHAC training or provide a refund, which can be sent within 30 days. We will be contacting each registrant by email to notifiy them of this cancellation.Thank for your understanding!


    Compassionate Touch

    Dauphin County

    May 21, 2018

    Description: In partnership with Age-u-cate Training Institute, we are proud to now have the expertise to incorporate Compassionate Touch in our care to create a more positive environment for those we serve.

    This training is a holistic approach that combines skilled touch with compassionate presence to enhance quality of life for those in the later stages of life. Designed to ease physical, behavioral and emotional distress, the approach provides symptom relief and comfort resulting in greater well-being and quality of life. And with a focus on empowering care-partners, it emphasizes giving both professional and family caregivers a way to connect with, calm and comfort. 

    Compassionate Touch combines specialized techniques - focused - gentle skilled touch of the hands, back and feet - with the qualities of compassionate presence, the art of being - with the person, rather than the disease or condition.

    Our Compassionate Touch program beings together the world of medical technology and treatment with the human side of care.

    Please dress casual. This is an interactive experience and you will be paired up.

    *Items to Bring:

    • Pillow
    • Lotion
    • A pair of clean, ankle socks (an extra pair that you are not wearing to the training)

    Target Audience: This training is for caregivers, nurses, socials workers and any other professionals who work with the older population.

    Date: Monday, May 21, 2018

    Location:
    Homeland Hospice
    2300 Vartan Way
    2nd Floor
    Harrisburg, PA 17110

    Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

    Cost: $35 

    All payments must be made by the day of the training.


    CEU's:
    2 hour CEUs have been approved for both nursing and social work. Participants must attend the entire session for credit. Partial credit can not be awarded. 

    CEU's may incur extra fee.

    Entrance:  Please use the side door with the ramp at the end of the building facing Progress Avenue.

    Registration Deadline: Thursday, May 17, 2018

    Presenter: Deborah Allen, MSW

    Inclement Weather Policy: In case of inclement weather, the Coalition will make a decision whether to delay or cancel a webinar or training by 7:00 a.m. the morning of the event. If a delay or cancellation will occur, the Coalition home page (www.olderpa.org) will be updated to reflect this, and a message will be saved to 717-857-3163. Please always consider your safety first when deciding to attend a training. Thank you!

    By using a check for payment, you agree to the following terms: In the event your check is dishonored or returned for any reason, you authorize us to electronically (or by paper draft) re-present the check to your bank account for collection of the amount of the check, plus any applicable fees as permitted by state law.

    ***If you do not receive a confirmation email within 5 minutes after registering, your spam blocker may be blocking email from us. Please email anne@olderpa.org or call 717-857-3163 and let us know you didn't receive your confirmation email and we will make sure you receive further information via an alternative method.***
    • 22 May 2018
    • 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM (EDT)
    • Country Meadows of Hershey, Hershey, PA
    • 28
    Register

    Understanding Emotions and Behavioral Triggers

    Dauphin County

    Tuesday, May 22, 2018


    Location:

    Country Meadows of Hershey
    451 Sand Hill Road
    Hershey, PA 17033     

     
    Date: Tuesday, May 22, 2018

    Time: 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

    Cost: $39
    All payments must be made by the day of the training.
        
    Description: 

    This training will discuss the concept of psychological determinism, the views of human behavior as a structured pattern of cause and effect, and how psychological determinism can be used to identify behavioral triggers, especially in OA’s. The training will also break down the 10 basic emotions, explaining why identification is so crucial for behavioral change. Examples will be provided on behaviors of aggression, hoarding, and drug use. This two-hour training will also cover three case studies to further the understanding of behavioral triggers and emotions.

    Objectives: 

    Psychological determinism

    • The 10 basic emotions

    • Why certain behaviors occur

    • What releases emotions

    • What activates thoughts and/or memories

    • How to apply lessons learned to real-life scenarios


    CEU's: Nursing CEUs have been approved. Social work CEU's have been submitted for approval. Participants must attend the entire session for credit. Partial credit can not be awarded.  

    CEU's may incur extra fee.


    Continental breakfast will be provided by Country Meadows as well as lunches to grab and go after the program.

    Registration Deadline: Friday, May 18, 2018             

       
                       
    Payment: By using a check for payment, you agree to the following terms: In the event your check is dishonored or returned for any reason, you authorize us to electronically (or by paper draft) re-present the check to your bank account for collection of the amount of the check, plus any applicable fees as permitted by state law.

    Inclement Weather Policy: In case of inclement weather, the Coalition will make a decision whether to delay or cancel a webinar or training by 7 am the morning of the event. If a delay or cancellation will occur, the Coalition home page (www.olderpa.org) will be updated to reflect this, and a message will be saved to 717-857-3163. Please always consider your safety first when deciding to attend a training. Thank you!


    ***If you do not receive a confirmation email within 5 minutes after registering, your spam blocker may be blocking email from us. Please email anne@olderpa.org or call 717-857-3163 and let us know you didn't receive your confirmation email and we will make sure you receive further information via an alternative method.***
    • 29 May 2018
    • 9:00 AM
    • 31 May 2018
    • 5:00 PM
    • WellSpan Philhaven - Lebanon, PA (Mt. Gretna Location)
    • 20
    Register

    Certified Older Adult
    Peer Specialist Training

    May 29, May 30, and May 31, 2018


    Please note: You must be a current Certified Peer Specialist to attend this training. If you are not currently a Certified Peer Specialist and would like to become one, please visit www.papeersupportcoalition.org for more information.

    This training will prepare current Certified Peer Specialists to utilize existing experience, skills and training to work with Older Adults living with behavioral health disorders. Training will include an understanding of mental health and co-occurring issues as they relate to aging issues.  Peers will increase their level of expertise while gaining specialized techniques that support Older Adults.

    (CPS Certificate: Must provide copy of your Certified Peer Specialist Certificate via email, mail or fax to the PA Behavioral Health and Aging Coalition before the first day of training. (See below for addresses and fax number of where to send the copy of the certificate.)  

    Location:

    WellSpan Philhaven
    283 S. Butler Road
    Lebanon, PA 17064 (GPS address) 
    (Mt. Gretna location)

    Dates: Tues., May 29, Wed., May 30, & Thurs., May 31, 2018

    You must attend the entire training to receive certification. Partial credit cannot be awarded.

    Time: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. each day

    Cost: $400 includes tuition, materials, breakfast, and lunch for all three days.  

    Parking and entrance: It is the first main entrance before you go up the hill on Butler. Turn right, and then immediately turn left, and the building is on your left. Parking is on both sides of building.


    Registration Deadline:  Friday, May 25, 2018

    Please be aware of our cancellation and refund policy by clicking here  - Refund/Cancellation Policy  
    CANCELLATIONS AND REFUNDS BY PARTICIPANT If it is necessary to cancel an enrollment, the total due less a 5% administrative fee will be reimbursed provided the cancellation is received in our office at least 5 business days prior to the first day of the training. Cancellations received less than 5 business days and registered no shows are not eligible for a refund and will be billed the total cost.
     

    CPS Certificate: Please send a copy of your Certified Peer Specialist  Certification for validation purposes to:
    PBHAC
    Att: Anne Adams
    3544 North Progress Avenue, Ste. 107
    Harrisburg, PA 17110

    Or email: anne@olderpa.org

    Or fax: 717-652-1239


    Inclement Weather Policy: In case of inclement weather, the Coalition will make a decision whether to delay or cancel a webinar or training by 7:00 a.m. the morning of the event. If a delay or cancellation will occur, the Coalition home page (www.olderpa.org) will be updated to reflect this, and a message will be saved to 717-857-3163. Please always consider your safety first when deciding to attend a training. Thank you!

    By using a check for payment, you agree to the following terms: In the event your check is dishonored or returned for any reason, you authorize us to electronically (or by paper draft) re-present the check to your bank account for collection of the amount of the check, plus any applicable fees as permitted by state law.

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    • 31 May 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
    • Waynesburg First Assembly of God Church, Waynesburg, PA
    • 42


    CANCELLED!

    Due to a change in the PBHAC's staff, we are currently unable to provide this training. We truly regret any inconvenience this may cause. We will be contacting each registrant by email to notifiy them of this cancellation.Thank for your understanding!


    Dementia Live

      
    Greene County

    May 31, 2018


    Made possible in part by:
    A grant from the Community Foundation of Greene County from PBHAC’s “All In Trainings That Make a Difference” project - 
    Co-sponsored by PA Link


    Description: 
    In this high-impact Dementia Live experience, you will be immersed into life with dementia, resulting in a deeper understanding of what it's like to live with a cognitive impairment and sensory change. You will be empowered to build new bridges of communication. To elevate person-centered care practices, care providers must first gain an understanding of what dementia is and how the individual with dementia feels when challenged with cognitive and sensory changes. Dementia Live is experiential learning that simulates cognitive and sensory impairment, giving participants a real-life simulation of what it must be like to live with dementia.
    (Dementia Live was created by a North Central Texas based Company, Age-u-cate Training Institute, LLC to fulfill the need for innovative and education for caregivers and providers who work and care for those with dementia.)
      
    Target Audience:
    This session is for direct care staff, family caregivers, healthcare professionals, college students, or anyone working with individuals with dementia.
     
    Location:
    Waynesburg First Assembly of God Church
    4131 West Roy Furman Highway
    Waynesburg, PA 15370


    Date: Thursday, May 31, 2018

    Cost: $10
    (There are NO CEUs awarded for this training. 
    Certificates of Attendance will be available
    .)
     


    The training experience is only 30 minutes in length. 30 minute time slots are available from: (First come, first serve basis)
    10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
    1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
          

    Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your designated time slot.
     

    Lunch provided complimentary of Senior LIFE Greene

    Registration Deadline: Tuesday, May 29, 2018

    Safety: 
    Dementia Live is not appropriate for people who appear to have:

    • Cognitive Impairment – (This experience is for family and professional caregivers; not those who have or appear to have any level of dementia.)
    • Anxiety
    • Poor balance
    • Impaired mobility that requires use of a cane, walker, or wheelchair
    • Severely impaired hearing or vision
       

    Waiver/Release Form:
    Please note that participants will be required to sign a waiver/release agreement to participate in this training. If you would like to view a copy of the waiver/release statement prior to the training, please email anne@olderpa.org.
       

    Cancellation Policy:

    • Unless specifically stated on registration materials, the deadline to request a refund for your registration is 5 business days before the event. 
    • Registration cancellations requested prior to the deadline will be eligible to receive a refund less a 5% administration fee. *
    • Cancellations received less than 5 business days before the event will not be eligible for a refund and will be billed for the total cost.
    • Registered no-shows are not eligible for a refund, and will be billed the total cost.

    Please email anne@olderpa.org of your cancellations plans. Click here for full Cancellation/Substitution Policy.


     
    Inclement Weather Policy:
    In case of inclement weather, the Coalition will make a decision whether to delay or cancel a webinar or training by 7:00 a.m. the morning of the event. If a delay or cancellation will occur, the Coalition home page (www.olderpa.org) will be updated to reflect this, and a message will be saved to 717-857-3163. Please always consider your safety first when deciding to attend a training. Thank you!
       
    ***If you do not receive a confirmation email within 5 minutes after registering, your spam blocker may be blocking email from us. Please email anne@olderpa.org  or call 717-857-3163 and let us know you didn't receive your confirmation email and we will make sure you receive further information via an alternative method.***

     

    • 07 Jun 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Altoona Water Authority, Altoona, PA
    • 38
    Register

    Hands On Approaches to Hoarding: Clearing a Path to Treatment

    Blair County

    June 7, 2018



    Description:This training will focus on the symptoms and behavior of hoarding, reasons for hoarding, diminished quality of life, and co-morbid anxiety disorders often present with compulsive hoarding diagnoses. The training will review therapeutic interventions used to treat hoarding and how support personnel can assist with treatment goals.

    Location:
    Altoona Water Authority
    900 Chestnut Avenue
    Altoona, PA 16601

    Date: Thursday, June 7, 2018

    Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

    Cost: $39
    Cost: $49 includes Social Work CEU's 

    CEUs for nursing have been approved. Social work CEUs have been submitted for approval. Participants must attend the entire session for credit. Partial credit can not be awarded. 

    CEU's may incur extra fee.


    Registration Deadline: Monday, June 4, 2018


    Facilitator: Erin Edwards is a Board Certified Behavior Analysts, with a Masters in Psychology. Erin currently works for Penn State College of Medicine/ Hershey Medical Center with the Division of Autism within the Department of Psychiatry. Erin has worked with children with autism and other mental health diagnoses across a variety of services, including specialized schooling, home and community BHRS services, intensive family based mental health services and currently outpatient services. Erin has also worked with adults, in community, home and work settings, with autism and co-morbid mood and mental health diagnoses, as well as hoarding behaviors and anxiety. In supervisory positions, Erin has provided a large variety of trainings to direct care staff with a focus on practical interventions strategies and reducing frustration or fatigue in caregiver positions.

    Inclement Weather Policy: In case of inclement weather, the Coalition will make a decision whether to delay or cancel a webinar or training by 7 am the morning of the event. If a delay or cancellation will occur, the Coalition home page (www.olderpa.org) will be updated to reflect this, and a message will be saved to 717-857-3163. Please always consider your safety first when deciding to attend a training. Thank you!

    By using a check for payment, you agree to the following terms: In the event your check is dishonored or returned for any reason, you authorize us to electronically (or by paper draft) re-present the check to your bank account for collection of the amount of the check, plus any applicable fees as permitted by state law.

    ***If you do not receive a confirmation email within 5 minutes after registering, your spam blocker may be blocking email from us. Please email anne@olderpa.org or call 717-857-3163  and let us know you didn't receive your confirmation email and we will make sure you receive further information via an alternative method.***

Past events

19 Apr 2018 Trauma Informed Care - Lackawanna County
19 Apr 2018 Managing Challenging Behaviors - Lehigh & Northampton Counties
18 Apr 2018 Dementia Live - Lycoming County
18 Apr 2018 Managing Challenging Behaviors - Adams County
13 Apr 2018 Communication and Behavioral Challenges of Dementia
10 Apr 2018 Ignite - Sparks for Today's Dementia Care
10 Apr 2018 Ignite - Sparks for Today's Dementia Care
05 Apr 2018 Strategies for Successful Aging
04 Apr 2018 Strategies for Successful Aging - Erie County
30 Mar 2018 Compassionate Touch
27 Mar 2018 Dementia Live - Philadelphia County
23 Mar 2018 Strategies for Successful Aging
22 Mar 2018 Evidence-based Strategies for Helping Older Adults with TBI
21 Mar 2018 Strategies for Successful Aging
20 Mar 2018 Oxycontin & Alcohol: A Deadly Cocktail For Older Adults
19 Mar 2018 Strategies for Successful Aging
16 Mar 2018 Ignite - Sparks for Today's Dementia Care
13 Mar 2018 Dementia Live - Butler County
09 Mar 2018 Trauma Informed Care - Adams County
08 Mar 2018 Ignite - Sparks for Today's Dementia Care
06 Mar 2018 Oxycontin & Alcohol: A Deadly Cocktail For Older Adults
05 Mar 2018 Trauma Informed Care - Perry County
01 Mar 2018 Ignite - Sparks for Today's Dementia Care
26 Feb 2018 Managing Challenging Behaviors - Lebanon County
23 Feb 2018 Dementia Live-Somerset County
26 Jan 2018 Compassion Fatigue
13 Dec 2017 Understanding the Psychiatric Issues of Dementia
13 Dec 2017 Caregiver’s Guide to Dementia Behaviors
07 Dec 2017 Understanding Emotions and Behavioral Triggers
06 Dec 2017 QPR - Question, Persuade, and Refer
05 Dec 2017 QPR - Question, Persuade, and Refer
04 Dec 2017 Trauma Informed Care - Lancaster County
09 Nov 2017 Trauma Informed Care - Cumberland County
01 Nov 2017 Mental Health First Aid Training-Adults
26 Oct 2017 Trauma Informed Care - Butler County
25 Oct 2017 Issues of Substance Use and Medication Misuse in Older Adults
24 Oct 2017 Understanding the Psychiatric Issues of Dementia
20 Oct 2017 Trauma Informed Care - Indiana County
19 Oct 2017 Trauma Informed Care - Westmoreland County
13 Oct 2017 Compassion Fatigue
28 Sep 2017 Issues of Substance Use and Medication Misuse in Older Adults
27 Sep 2017 Managing Challenging Behaviors - Chester County
27 Sep 2017 Managing Challenging Behaviors-Lancaster County
21 Sep 2017 Trauma Informed Care - Beaver County
21 Sep 2017 Trauma Informed Care - Allegheny County
20 Sep 2017 Understanding the Psychiatric Issues of Dementia
14 Sep 2017 Issues of Substance Use and Medication Misuse in Older Adults
31 Aug 2017 QPR - Question, Persuade, and Refer
30 Aug 2017 Dementia Live-Cumberland County Link & AAA
28 Jun 2017 Compassion & Fatigue - Targeting Caregivers
22 Jun 2017 Compassion & Fatigue - Targeting Caregivers
21 Jun 2017 Issues of Substance Use and Medication Misuse in Older Adults
15 Jun 2017 Compassion & Fatigue - Targeting Caregivers
14 Jun 2017 Cross System Collaborative Technical Assistance Call
14 Jun 2017 Mental Health First Aid Training-Adults
07 Jun 2017 Understanding the Psychiatric Issues of Dementia
01 Jun 2017 Managing Bullying and Group Dynamics in Residential Settings
31 May 2017 Cross System Collaborative Technical Assistance Call
23 May 2017 Dementia Live-Chester County
17 May 2017 Cross System Collaborative Technical Assistance Call
17 May 2017 Bullying and Group Dynamics in Residential Settings
15 May 2017 COAPS - Scranton -Certified Older Adult Peer Specialist Training
10 May 2017 Wellness Initiative Senior Education Program (WISE)
03 May 2017 Cross System Collaborative Technical Assistance Call
01 May 2017 Issues of Substance Use and Medication Misuse in Older Adults
25 Apr 2017 Ageless Grace
19 Apr 2017 Mental Health First Aid Training - Adults
29 Mar 2017 Senior Crime Prevention University, Identity Theft Protection & Older Adult Bullying 101
22 Mar 2017 Understanding the Psychiatric Issues of Dementia
09 Mar 2017 Senior Crime Prevention University, Identity Theft Protection & Older Adult Bullying 101
09 Mar 2017 Dementia Live-Somerset County
08 Mar 2017 Senior Crime Prevention University, Identity Theft Protection & Older Adult Bullying 101
08 Mar 2017 Medicare/Medicaid Basics for Mental Health Professionals
08 Mar 2017 Issues of Substance Use and Medication Misuse in Older Adults
22 Feb 2017 Understanding the Psychiatric Issues of Dementia
05 Oct 2016 Understanding Hoarding Behaviors: Assessment and Intervention
29 Jun 2016 ASIST
28 Jun 2016 Virtual Dementia Tour
28 Jun 2016 Virtual Dementia Tour
22 Jun 2016 Best Practices Forum
22 Jun 2016 ASIST
20 Jun 2016 Best Practices Forum
15 Jun 2016 Virtual Dementia Tour
15 Jun 2016 Virtual Dementia Tour
13 Jun 2016 Issues of Substance Use and Medication Misuse in Older Adults
10 Jun 2016 Virtual Dementia Tour
10 Jun 2016 Virtual Dementia Tour
08 Jun 2016 Understanding Hoarding Behaviors: Assessment and Intervention
02 Jun 2016 Question, Persuade, Refer: Suicide Prevention
01 Jun 2016 Issues of Substance Use and Medication Misuse in Older Adults
18 May 2016 Question, Persuade, Refer: Suicide Prevention
18 May 2016 Trauma Informed Care
11 May 2016 Understanding Hoarding Behaviors: Assessment and Intervention
27 Apr 2016 Question, Persuade, Refer: Suicide Prevention
27 Apr 2016 Developing Empathy for the Lived Experience of Psychiatric Disability: A Simulation of Hearing Distressing Voices
25 Apr 2016 Question, Persuade, Refer: Suicide Prevention
20 Apr 2016 QPR Train the Trainer
19 Apr 2016 COAPS - Older Adult Enhanced Certified Peer Specialist Training
18 Apr 2016 Question, Persuade, Refer: Suicide Prevention
18 Apr 2016 Trauma Informed Care
13 Apr 2016 Issues of Substance Use and Medication Misuse in Older Adults
12 Apr 2016 Mental Health First Aid Training - Older Adults
11 Apr 2016 Trauma Informed Care
06 Apr 2016 Understanding Hoarding Behaviors: Assessment and Intervention
23 Mar 2016 Issues of Substance Use and Medication Misuse in Older Adults
22 Mar 2016 COAPS - Older Adult Enhanced Certified Peer Specialist Training
15 Mar 2016 Mental Health First Aid Training - Older Adults
09 Mar 2016 Issues of Substance Use and Medication Misuse in Older Adults
08 Mar 2016 QPR Train the Trainer
02 Mar 2016 Question, Persuade, Refer: Suicide Prevention
02 Mar 2016 Trauma Informed Care
29 Feb 2016 LGBT Older Adults: Unique Issues and Healthcare Needs
18 Feb 2016 Trauma Informed Care
10 Feb 2016 Understanding Difficult Behaviors in Older Adults
28 Jan 2016 Question, Persuade, Refer: Suicide Prevention
27 Jan 2016 Question, Persuade, Refer: Suicide Prevention
21 Jan 2016 Medicare/Medicaid Basics for Mental Health Professionals
04 Jan 2016 Geriatric Resource Nurse/Older Adult Community Resource Specialist Training
30 Nov 2015 Aging, Mental Health, and Chronic Illness
19 Nov 2015 Mental Health First Aid Training - Older Adults
29 Oct 2015 Mental Health First Aid Training - Older Adults
28 Oct 2015 Aging, Mental Health, and Chronic Illness
30 Sep 2015 Aging, Mental Health, and Chronic Illness
30 Jun 2015 Mental Health First Aid Training - Veterans
26 Jun 2015 Mental Health First Aid Training - Veterans
17 Jun 2015 Aging, Mental Health, and Chronic Illness
12 Jun 2015 Mental Health First Aid Training - Veterans
10 Jun 2015 Mental Health First Aid Training - Veterans
09 Jun 2015 Developing Empathy for the Lived Experience of Psychiatric Disability: A Simulation of Hearing Distressing Voices
09 Jun 2015 Developing Empathy for the Lived Experience of Psychiatric Disability: A Simulation of Hearing Distressing Voices
03 Jun 2015 Developing Empathy for the Lived Experience of Psychiatric Disability: A Simulation of Hearing Distressing Voices
02 Jun 2015 Senior Bullying Seminar
26 May 2015 Developing Empathy for the Lived Experience of Psychiatric Disability: A Simulation of Hearing Distressing Voices
20 May 2015 Senior Bullying Seminar
19 May 2015 Mental Health First Aid Training
18 May 2015 GRN: Update on Medication Use in Older Adults
13 May 2015 Aging, Mental Health, and Chronic Illness
06 May 2015 Medicare/Medicaid Basics for Mental Health Professionals
06 May 2015 Developing Empathy for the Lived Experience of Psychiatric Disability: A Simulation of Hearing Distressing Voices
05 May 2015 COAPS - Older Adult Enhanced Certified Peer Specialist Training
29 Apr 2015 Senior Bullying Seminar
28 Apr 2015 Mental Health First Aid Training
22 Apr 2015 Aging, Mental Health, and Chronic Illness
21 Apr 2015 Developing Empathy for the Lived Experience of Psychiatric Disability: A Simulation of Hearing Distressing Voices
26 Mar 2015 Medicare/Medicaid Basics for Mental Health Professionals
26 Mar 2015 Developing Empathy for the Lived Experience of Psychiatric Disability: A Simulation of Hearing Distressing Voices
18 Mar 2015 Senior Bullying Seminar
04 Mar 2015 Medicare/Medicaid Basics for Mental Health Professionals
04 Mar 2015 Developing Empathy for the Lived Experience of Psychiatric Disability: A Simulation of Hearing Distressing Voices
19 Feb 2015 Social Security Disability and Medicare: Helping Yourself and Others Navigate the Process PART 2
18 Feb 2015 Psychiatric Issues of Dementia
04 Feb 2015 Understanding Hoarding Behaviors in Older Adults
29 Jan 2015 Social Security Disability and Medicare: Helping Yourself and Others Navigate the Process
21 Jan 2015 Traumatic Brain Injury and Neurodegenerative Disorders
17 Dec 2014 HIV/AIDS and Aging
08 Dec 2014 Understanding Behaviors of Depression, Anxiety, Dementia, and Delirium; Screening Tools; and Interventions
03 Dec 2014 Alzheimer's Disease Training
02 Dec 2014 Senior Bullying Seminar
21 Nov 2014 Mental Health First Aid Training
17 Nov 2014 Understanding The Psychiatric Issues Of Dementia
14 Nov 2014 Senior Bullying Seminar
07 Nov 2014 Medicare/Medicaid Basics for Mental Health Professionals
07 Nov 2014 Developing Empathy for the Lived Experience of Psychiatric Disability: A Simulation of Hearing Distressing Voices
05 Nov 2014 Alzheimer's Disease Training
20 Oct 2014 Alzheimer's Disease Training
08 Oct 2014 Senior Bullying Seminar
02 Oct 2014 Medicare/Medicaid Basics for Mental Health Professionals & QPR: Suicide Prevention
30 Sep 2014 Developing Empathy for the Lived Experience of Psychiatric Disability: A Simulation of Hearing Distressing Voices
17 Sep 2014 Alzheimer's Disease Training
12 Sep 2014 Medicare/Medicaid Basics for Mental Health Professionals & Trauma Informed Care
10 Sep 2014 Medicare/Medicaid Basics for Mental Health Professionals & QPR: Suicide Prevention
19 Aug 2014 COAPS - Older Adult Enhanced Certified Peer Specialist Training
30 Jul 2014 Alzheimer's Disease Training
23 Jul 2014 Developing Empathy for the Lived Experience of Psychiatric Disability: A Simulation of Hearing Distressing Voices
25 Jun 2014 SAFE Part 3: Physical, Verbal, and Sexual Abuse
25 Jun 2014 Cross System Collaborative Approaches: Working with Individuals with Hoarding Behaviors
18 Jun 2014 SAFE Part 2: Neglect and Withholding Support
11 Jun 2014 SAFE Part 1: Financial Abuse
28 May 2014 Understanding the Behaviors of Depression, Anxiety and Dementia
06 May 2014 COAPS - Older Adult Enhanced Certified Peer Specialist Training
05 May 2014 GRN: Understanding Hoarding Behaviors, Screening Tools and Interventions
30 Apr 2014 Alzheimer's Disease Training
22 Apr 2014 Mental Health First Aid Training
10 Apr 2014 Question, Persuade, Refer: Suicide Prevention
09 Apr 2014 Cross System Collaborative Approaches: Working with Individuals with Hoarding Behaviors
02 Apr 2014 Cross System Collaborative Approaches: Working with Individuals with Hoarding Behaviors
26 Mar 2014 Cross System Collaborative Approaches: Working with Individuals with Hoarding Behaviors
25 Mar 2014 Mental Health First Aid Training
17 Mar 2014 Cross System Collaborative Approaches: Working with Individuals with Hoarding Behaviors
14 Mar 2014 Medicare Basics and Behavioral Health
13 Mar 2014 Mental Health Advance Directives
10 Mar 2014 Take Care: Understanding and Supporting Healthy Sexuality for Older Adults
06 Mar 2014 Gambling Addiction
21 Feb 2014 The Health Insurance Marketplace: What it is and what you need to know
05 Feb 2014 Older Adults and Substance Use Disorders
31 Jan 2014 Healthy ABCs: Food for Thought
30 Jan 2014 Healthy ABCs
29 Jan 2014 Understanding the Behaviors of Depression, Anxiety and Dementia
23 Jan 2014 Mental Health First Aid Training
16 Jan 2014 Question, Persuade, Refer: Suicide Prevention
08 Jan 2014 Question, Persuade, Refer: Suicide Prevention
07 Jan 2014 Healthy ABCs: Food for Thought
09 Dec 2013 Understanding the Behaviors of Depression, Anxiety and Dementia
20 Nov 2013 Medicare Basics, Behavioral Health & Suicide Prevention
18 Nov 2013 Alzheimer's Disease Training
06 Nov 2013 Understanding the Behaviors of Depression, Anxiety and Dementia
23 Oct 2013 Understanding the Behaviors of Depression, Anxiety and Dementia
02 Oct 2013 Understanding the Behaviors of Depression, Anxiety and Dementia
19 Jun 2013 Substance and Medication Abuse/Misuse in Older Adults
14 Jun 2013 Gambling and Older Adults
12 Jun 2013 Substance and Medication Abuse/Misuse in Older Adults
30 May 2013 LGBT Older Adults: Unique Issues and Healthcare Needs
22 May 2013 GEC Case Review
22 May 2013 "Protect.Detect.Report" (Identifying and Protecting Yourself/Others from Medicare Fraud)
21 May 2013 "Compassion Fatigue" (For formal or professional caregivers)
15 May 2013 "What it Means to Grow Old"
13 May 2013 "What it Means to Grow Old"
08 May 2013 "Medicare and Affordable Care Act Updates"
06 May 2013 Older Adult Enhanced Certified Peer Specialist Training
01 May 2013 Alzheimer's Disease Training
25 Apr 2013 Medicare Basics with an Emphasis on Mental Health Services and Suicide Prevention Training
24 Apr 2013 "What it Means to Grow Old"
18 Apr 2013 Medicare Basics with an Emphasis on Mental Health Services and Suicide Prevention Training
17 Apr 2013 GEC Case Review
11 Apr 2013 "Caregiver Burden" (For the informal or family caregiver)
04 Apr 2013 Medicare Basics with an Emphasis on Mental Health Services and Suicide Prevention Training
21 Mar 2013 Gambling and Older Adults
20 Mar 2013 GEC Case Review
13 Mar 2013 Substance and Medication Abuse/Misuse in Older Adults
04 Mar 2013 Geriatric Resource Nurse Training Series
27 Feb 2013 What To Do When Seniors "Bully"
26 Feb 2013 Online Resources to Support Mental Health
20 Feb 2013 Substance and Medication Abuse/Misuse in Older Adults
07 Feb 2013 Medicare Basics with an Emphasis on Mental Health Services and Suicide Prevention Training
06 Feb 2013 "What it Means to Grow Old"
30 Jan 2013 "What it Means to Grow Old"
23 Jan 2013 Understanding Hoarding Behaviors in Older Adults
17 Dec 2012 Substance and Medication Abuse/Misuse in Older Adults
12 Dec 2012 GEC Case Review
03 Dec 2012 GRN: Update on Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias
29 Nov 2012 Positive Pursuits: Integrating Behavioral Health into Long-Term Care
28 Nov 2012 "What it Means to Grow Old"
27 Nov 2012 Medicare Services for Mental Health Consumers & Suicide Prevention
14 Nov 2012 GEC Case Review
24 Oct 2012 "What it Means to Grow Old"
17 Oct 2012 GEC Case Review
14 Jun 2012 Understanding Medicare and Suicide Prevention
13 Jun 2012 Regional Forums: Behavioral Health and Aging (Warren County)
30 May 2012 Regional Forums: Behavioral Health and Aging (Westmoreland County)
16 May 2012 Understanding Dementia (Clearfield County)
14 May 2012 GRN: Vulnerability in Older Adults - Chronic Pain, Hospice and Palliative Care
09 May 2012 Understanding Dementia (Luzerne County)
02 May 2012 Regional Forums: Behavioral Health and Aging (Luzerne County)
02 May 2012 Older Adult Enhanced Certified Peer Specialist Training
25 Apr 2012 Regional Forums: Behavioral Health and Aging (Centre County)
11 Apr 2012 Regional Forums: Behavioral Health and Aging (Montgomery County)
04 Apr 2012 Understanding Dementia (Montgomery County)
07 Mar 2012 Understanding Medicare and Suicide Prevention
30 Jan 2012 Understanding Medicare and Suicide Prevention
09 Jan 2012 GRN: Chronic Disease Management in Older Adults
14 Dec 2011 GEC Case Review
07 Dec 2011 Understanding Dementia (Centre County)
16 Nov 2011 Integrative Case Conference Series (ICCS)
14 Nov 2011 Older Adult Peer Specialist Enhanced Certificate
09 Nov 2011 Understanding Dementia (Westmoreland County)
19 Oct 2011 Integrative Case Conference Series (ICCS)
13 Oct 2011 Understanding Medicare, QPR, & S.A.F.E. Abuse Training
06 Oct 2011 Understanding Dementia (Berks County)
06 Oct 2011 Understanding and Accessing Medicare Services for Mental Health Consumers and Disability Awareness
21 Sep 2011 Integrative Case Conference Series (ICCS)
15 Jun 2011 Integrative Case Conference Series (ICCS)
25 May 2011 Medications Discussion with Psychiatrist
23 May 2011 "Behavioral Health Connection"
18 May 2011 Integrative Case Conference Series (ICCS)
12 May 2011 Assessing and Managing Suicide Risk
11 May 2011 Understanding Depression, Anxiety and Suicide in Older Adults-Brookville (Jefferson County)
05 May 2011 Understanding Depression, Anxiety and Suicide in Older Adults-Edwardsville (Luzerne County)
25 Apr 2011 Geriatric Resource Nurse Training Series
20 Apr 2011 Integrative Case Conference Series (ICCS)
18 Apr 2011 Geriatric Resource Nurse Training Series
13 Apr 2011 "Behavioral Health Connection"
11 Apr 2011 Geriatric Resource Nurse Training Series
06 Apr 2011 Understanding Depression, Anxiety and Suicide in Older Adults-Bryn Mawr (Montgomery County)
04 Apr 2011 Geriatric Resource Nurse Training Series
30 Mar 2011 "Behavioral Health Connection"
28 Mar 2011 Geriatric Resource Nurse Training Series
23 Mar 2011 Rescheduled Due to Snow!! Understanding Depression, Anxiety and Suicide in Older Adults-Edwardsville (Luzerne County)
21 Mar 2011 Geriatric Resource Nurse Training Series
16 Mar 2011 Integrative Case Conference Series (ICCS)
14 Mar 2011 Geriatric Resource Nurse Training Series
07 Mar 2011 GRN: Lancaster County
07 Mar 2011 GRN: Elk County
07 Mar 2011 GRN: Beaver County
07 Mar 2011 GRN: Wayne County
07 Mar 2011 GRN: Montgomery County
07 Mar 2011 GRN: Northumberland County
07 Mar 2011 GRN: Allegheny County (AAA)
07 Mar 2011 GRN: Centre County
07 Mar 2011 GRN: Fayette County
07 Mar 2011 GRN: Butler County
07 Mar 2011 GRN: Dauphin County
07 Mar 2011 GRN: Monroe County
07 Mar 2011 GRN: Allegheny County (Three Rivers)
07 Mar 2011 GRN: Delaware County
07 Mar 2011 GRN: Lawrence County (Catholic Charities)
07 Mar 2011 GRN: Schuylkill County
07 Mar 2011 GRN: Jefferson County
07 Mar 2011 GRN: Lehigh County
07 Mar 2011 GRN: Lycoming County
07 Mar 2011 GRN: Tioga County
07 Mar 2011 GRN: Bradford County
07 Mar 2011 GRN: Clearfield County
07 Mar 2011 GRN: Chester County
07 Mar 2011 GRN: Westmoreland County
07 Mar 2011 GRN: Somerset County
07 Mar 2011 GRN: Erie County
07 Mar 2011 GRN: Berks County
07 Mar 2011 GRN: Philadelphia County
07 Mar 2011 Geriatric Resource Nurse Training Series
02 Mar 2011 Mood Disorders in Older Adults
17 Feb 2011 Aging Coalition Trainers (ACT) Program-SW Region
16 Feb 2011 Healthy Aging Workshop
16 Feb 2011 Integrative Case Conference Series (ICCS)
14 Feb 2011 BHC-Intellectual Disability Training Seminar
09 Feb 2011 Dementia/Delirium in Older Adults
03 Feb 2011 Healthy Aging Workshop
02 Feb 2011 Substance Abuse/Misuse in Older Adults
26 Jan 2011 Behavioral Interventions for Older Adults
19 Jan 2011 Integrative Case Conference Series (ICCS)
15 Dec 2010 Integrative Case Conference Series (ICCS)
13 Dec 2010 BHC-Understanding Behavioral Health Concerns in Caregiving & Older Adults, Accessing Medicare Services for MH Consumers
10 Dec 2010 Aging Coalition Trainers (ACT) Program-SE Region
08 Dec 2010 Understanding Depression, Anxiety and Suicide in Older Adults-Pleasant Gap (Centre County)
06 Dec 2010 BHC - Understanding and Accessing Medicare for Mental Health Consumers & Working with Behavioral Health Issues in Older Adults-Mifflin County
01 Dec 2010 BHC - Understanding and Accessing Medicare for Mental Health Consumers & Working with Behavioral Health Issues in Older Adults-Clarks Summit
22 Nov 2010 Healthy Aging Workshop
17 Nov 2010 Integrative Case Conference Series (ICCS)
10 Nov 2010 Understanding Depression, Anxiety and Suicide in Older Adults-Greensburg (Westmoreland County)
01 Nov 2010 BHC - Understanding and Accessing Medicare for Mental Health Consumers & Working with Behavioral Health Issues in Older Adults-Bucks County
28 Oct 2010 Healthy Aging Workshop
27 Oct 2010 Understanding Depression, Anxiety and Suicide in Older Adults-Reading (Berks County)
25 Oct 2010 BHC - Fall Wellness Fair
23 Oct 2010 Pre-retiree Educational Seminar
21 Oct 2010 BHC - Understanding and Accessing Medicare for Mental Health Consumers & Working with Behavioral Health Issues in Older Adults
20 Oct 2010 Integrative Case Conference Series (ICCS)
19 Oct 2010 "Kick Off"
13 Oct 2010 Is it Depression or is it Dementia?
07 Oct 2010 Aging Coalition Trainers (ACT) Program-Harrisburg
04 Oct 2010 Healthy Aging Workshop
01 Oct 2010 Understanding Hoarding Behaviors
01 Oct 2010 Health Literacy
30 Sep 2010 Healthy Aging Workshop
29 Sep 2010 Mental/Physical Healthy Aging
29 Sep 2010 Mental/Physical Healthy Aging
23 Sep 2010 Taking Care of the Caregiver/Understanding Caregiver Depression
22 Sep 2010 BHC-Training on Basic Medicare
20 Sep 2010 Healthy Aging Workshop
20 Sep 2010 Behavioral and Psychosocial Interventions for Older Adults
17 Sep 2010 Healthy Aging Workshop
15 Sep 2010 Integrative Case Conference Series (ICCS)
15 Sep 2010 Substance Abuse/Medication Misuse in Older Adults
09 Sep 2010 Understanding Issues of Depression in Caregiving
08 Sep 2010 BHC-Training on Basic Medicare
08 Sep 2010 BHC-Training on Basic Medicare
01 Sep 2010 BHC-Training on Basic Medicare
31 Aug 2010 Is it Depression or is it Dementia?
31 Aug 2010 BHC - Introduction to BHC/Apprise & Healthy Aging
23 Aug 2010 BHC - Introduction to BHC/Apprise & Healthy Aging
23 Aug 2010 BHC - Introduction to BHC/Apprise & Healthy Aging
23 Aug 2010 BHC - Introduction to BHC/Apprise & Healthy Aging
18 Aug 2010 Is it Depression or is it Dementia?
18 Aug 2010 BHC - Introduction to BHC/Apprise & Healthy Aging
18 Aug 2010 BHC - Introduction to BHC/Apprise & Healthy Aging
23 Jul 2010 Healthy Aging Workshop
21 Jul 2010 Integrative Case Conference Series (ICCS)
08 Jul 2010 Is it Depression or is it Dementia?
30 Jun 2010 BHC-Holistic Health Fair (Bi-Lingual: English/Spanish)
30 Jun 2010 BHC-Holistic Health Fair (Bi-Lingual: English/Spanish)
29 Jun 2010 BHC-Medicare Training (Part 2)
28 Jun 2010 BHC-Holistic Health Fair (Bi-Lingual: English/Spanish)
28 Jun 2010 Mental/Physical Healthy Aging
28 Jun 2010 Mental/Physical Healthy Aging
24 Jun 2010 BHC - Introduction to BHC & MAWD
23 Jun 2010 Substance and Medication Abuse and Misuse Among Older Adults
22 Jun 2010 BHC-Holistic Health Fair (Bi-Lingual: English/Spanish)
18 Jun 2010 Healthy Aging Workshop
18 Jun 2010 BHC-Holistic Health Fair (Bi-Lingual: English/Spanish)
18 Jun 2010 System Collaboration:Working Together to Serve Older Adults with Behavioral Health Issues
16 Jun 2010 Integrative Case Conference Series (ICCS)
14 Jun 2010 BHC-Holistic Health Fair (Bi-Lingual: English/Spanish)
10 Jun 2010 Board Meeting
10 Jun 2010 BHC - Introduction to BHC/Apprise
09 Jun 2010 Healthy Aging Workshop
20 May 2010 Board Meeting Conference Call

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