Some of the topics will include caregiving, community health choices, dementia, depression, geriatric competency, and suicide.
The Department of Counselor Education, the Master of Social Work, and Gerontology programs are offering a free professional development opportunity for students, faculty, staff and behavioral health professionals
“Summit on Aging 2019” will be held from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. April 12 in the Convocation Center at Cal U. The free conference is approved for five continuing education units available to licensed social workers, licensed professional counselors and nationally board certified counselors.
For more information or to register, contact Molly Jenkins, Cal U's HRSA program coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 724-938-4163, or register online. The summit is limited to the first 175 who register.
The conference is supported by a $1.9 million grant funded by the federal Health Resources and Services Administration, an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. In addition to preparing future counselors and social workers, the grant supports training for Cal U students and their field-placement supervisors, University faculty and community-based professionals.