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S21-300 Understanding Different Types of Dementia

Total Credits: 3 Category I CE

300 Aging |  800 Online
Stephanie Goldstein, LBSW
3 Hours 15 Minutes



Types, Causes and Treatments: Alzheimer’s disease is the most well-known types 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 workshop to further your understanding of the types, treatments, and causes of dementia.

Agenda & Learning Objectives


8:30am-9:00am: Log In

9am-9:20am: The Definition of Dementia

9:20am-9:40am: What are the Causes of Temporary


9:40am-10:25am: What are the types and causes of

Permanent Dementia?

10:25am-10:40am: BREAK

10:40am-10:55am: Making a Diagnosis

10:55am-11:15am: Environmental Factors That Can Improve

Dementia Symptoms

11:15am-12:15am: Best Practices & Treatments for Dementia



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 behind getting a diagnosis of dementia.

Bibliography & References




  1. Communication and Alzheimer's. Alzheimer's Association. Accessed May 20, 2019.
  2. Caring for a person with Alzheimer's disease: Your easy-to-use guide. National Institute on Aging. Accessed May 20, 2019.
  3. 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.
  4. Graff-Radford J (expert opinion). Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn. May 21, 2019.
  5. FitzPatrick, Jennifer L., (September 27, 2016), Cruising Through Caregiving, Greenleaf Book Group.

Live Interactive Webinar Platforms




The Office of Continuing Professional Education hosts Live Interactive Webinars through two platforms: Zoom and WebEx.

Both platforms offer high quality and user-friendly webinar platforms for our registrants.


System Requirements:

  • Operating Systems: Windows XP or higher; MacOS 9 or higher; Android 4.0 or higher.
  • Internet Browser: Google Chrome; Firefox 10.0 or higher.

Our system is not compatible with the Safari web browser.

  • Broadband Internet Connection: Cable, High-speed DSL and any other medium that is internet accessible.

**Please have your device charging at all times to ensure that your device does not lose power during the webinar.


Course Interaction Requirements:

To participate in Live Interactive Webinars, you MUST have a device that allows you to view the presentation on screen and hear the instructor at all times. We do not allow participants to call-in from their phones or mobile devices and solely listen to the presentation. Participation in Live Interactive Webinars is mandatory.

Late Fees and Refunds

Fee & Registration:

Cost is $65 and includes CE credit. Registering after 5.19.2021 will incur an additional $20 late fee. *Cancellations must be received 24 hours in advance prior to the live interactive webinar to receive a refund or a credit letter.


*All cancellations will be subjected to a $35.00 administration fee

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.


ASWB Approved

Course completion requirements: To earn CE credit, social workers must log in at the scheduled time, attend the entire course, and complete the online course evaluation located in your account. After the online course evaluation is completed, you are then able to download your certificate. Partial Credit will not be given for participants who arrive late or leave early.


Unversity of Maryland School of Social Work, Office of Continuing Professional Education, provider #1611, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. UMSSW Office of CPE maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 02/11/2021 to 02/11/2024. Social workers participating in this course receive 3 continuing education credits.


Please refer to the tab "Live Interactive Webinar Policies & FAQs" for UMSSW Office of CPE policies regarding all live interactive webinar related matters.

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