Register Now for the Gerontology Institute Workshop “Behavioral Interventions for Depression in Cognitively Impaired Elders”

10/25/2013

Contributed by Kat Burton

The Gerontology Institute Workshop “Behavioral Interventions for Depression in Cognitively Impaired Elders” will be held on Tuesday, November 19th from 2:00 to 4:30 p.m. at the Country Inn and Suites, 1100 Danby Road, Rte. 96B.

Presenter: Cassandra Bransford, Associate Professor, Department of Social Work and Director of Applied Clinical Research, Southern Tier Center on Aging, State University of New York at Binghamton

Mental health is a big concern for people who work with older adults. Cassandra Bransford, Ph.D., M.S.W., will share insights from her research on depression in older adults with cognitive impairments. The workshop will examine specific theories of mental health and teach participants how to turn them into practical applications for behavioral interventions in health and human services work settings.

IC Faculty, staff, and students may attend at no charge, but advance registration is required and is on a space available basis. To register please complete the pdf form at http://www.ithaca.edu/agingworkshops/check/ and send it through campus mail to 407 CHS-The Gerontology Institute.
 
The Ithaca College Gerontology Institute provides high quality education to students and professionals, empowering them to positively impact the lives of older people.
 
Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact the Gerontology Institute at (607) 274-1965 or by email at
aging@ithaca.edu well in advance of the workshop.

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