Three million Americans over 55 identify themselves as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or Queer (GLBTQ). GLBTQ older adults have faced tremendous challenges during their lifetime and continue to during their post-retirement years. What are best practices in working with GLBTQ seniors in nursing homes, assisted living, adult day care, and other healthcare settings? What are their unique needs and how are they sensitively met? Join us for this interactive, informative and fun diversity training class.
This workshop meets the DC LGBTQ Training Requirement.
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Joanna Frankel, MSW, LCSW-C is a graduate of Towson University with her Bachelor of both Psychology and Gerontology. Joanna obtained her MSW from the University of Maryland, School of Social Work with a clinical concentration and a focus in aging. Since then, Joanna has been working in the long-term care setting for over 20 years as a director and a consultant. Additionally, Joanna is passionate about supervising social work licensee candidates. Joanna is the Owner of Frankel Care Consulting, and her focus is to guide and educate professionals, individuals, and families through senior life transitions.
9:00 – 10:30
10:45 – 12:15
Questions & Adjournment
Upon the completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:
Identify top 3 major challenges for LGBTQ older adults
Name at least 2 best practices in working with LGBTQ older adults in healthcare and senior living
List at least 2 ways to be culturally sensitive to LGBTQ older adults
BIBLIOGRAPHY & REFERENCES
“Sexuality in older age: essential considerations for healthcare professionals” Taylor & Gosney, Age and Ageing, 2011.
Social Gerontology, Hooyman & Kiyak, 2011.
Journal of Aging Studies, Van Wagenen, et.al, 2013
American Journal of Public Health, Fredriksen-Goldsen, et.al., 2013
American Nurse Today, Lim, et.al., 2013
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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Social Workers, LCPCs, and Psychologists
All those interested in Topic Welcomed
Fee & Registration:
Cost is $70 and includes CE credit. Registering after April 12, 2023 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
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