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F23-303 Understanding Different Types of Dementia: Types, Causes, & Treatments

Total Credits: 3 including 3 Category I CE

300 Aging |  800 Online |  700 Professional Growth & Development
Stephanie Goldstein, LBSW
Course Levels:
3 Hours 15 Minutes



Alzheimer’s disease is the most well-known type of dementia, but there are many others that impact both older and younger adults. What can be done to identify a diagnosis and treat dementia? How can we help families through these devastating diagnoses? Join us for this informative and interactive program to further your understanding of the types, treatments, and causes of dementia.  


Stephanie Goldstein, LBSW Related seminars and products

Stephanie Goldstein is an associate speaker with Jenerations Health Education. She has guest lectured at Johns Hopkins University and is developing educational programs for healthy aging at local community colleges. Stephanie also works as a care manager in Towson, MD, where she assists clients and families who need assistance in advance care planning and understanding options available to their loved ones. She is not only an advocate for her clients but also for their caregivers to ensure they understand and are prepared for their journey.  

Agenda & Learning Objectives


 8:50 – 9:00 Log On/Registration 


9:00 – 10:30  

  • The definition of dementia 

  • What are the causes of temporary dementia? 

  • What are the types and cases of permanent dementia? 


10:30 – 10:45 Break 


10:45 – 12:15  

  • Making a diagnosis 

  • Environmental factors that can improve dementia symptoms 

  • Best practices and treatments for dementia 


12:15 Questions and Adjournment 



Upon the completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • List the symptoms of dementia. 

  • Identify the different types of dementia and their causes. 

  • Describe the treatments for the different types of dementia. 

  • Explain the reason for getting a diagnosis of dementia. 

Bibliography & References



Communication and Alzheimer's. Alzheimer's Association. Accessed May 20, 2019. 


Caring for a person with Alzheimer's disease: Your easy-to-use guide. National Institute on Aging. Accessed May 20, 2019. 


Mace NL, et al. Characteristic behavioral symptoms in people who have dementia. In: The 36-Hour Day. 6th ed. Baltimore, Md.: The Johns Hopkins University Press; 2017. 


Graff-Radford J (expert opinion). Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn. May 21, 2019. 


FitzPatrick, Jennifer L., (September 27, 2016), Cruising Through Caregiving, Greenleaf Book Group. 

Course Completion & CE Information

Category I Maryland BSWE Requirement

The Office of Continuing Professional Education at the University Of Maryland School Of Social Work is authorized by the Board of Social Work Examiners in Maryland to sponsor social work continuing education programs. This workshop qualifies for {3} Category I Continuing Education Units. The Office of Continuing Professional Education is also authorized by the Maryland Board of Psychologists and the Maryland Board of Professional Counselors to sponsor Category A continuing professional education.

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Target Audience

Social Workers, LCPCs, and Psychologists

We welcome anyone interested in the topic!


Late Fees and Refunds

Fee & Registration:

Cost is $70 and includes CE credit. Registering after November 22nd, 2023 will incur an additional $20 late fee. Cancellations* must be received 24 hours in advance prior to the workshop to receive a refund or an account credit.


*ALL cancellations will be subjected to a $35.00 administration fee.

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  • Operating Systems: Windows XP or higher; MacOS 9 or higher; Android 4.0 or higher.
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  • Broadband Internet Connection: Cable, High-speed DSL and any other medium that is internet accessible.

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