Mon. March 18 to Sun. April 14, 2019. This online workshop for health care and other professionals can be completed weekly at your discretion.  Objectives include to become familiar with differential approaches to substance use; develop skills to recognize types of Substance Use Disorders in older adults and to be able to use geriatric, addiction-specific screening and assessment tools. The cost is $240 or $120 for students.  The registration deadline is March 11th.  Register at www.aging.utoronto.ca.

This online course, separated in six (6) modules, describes the design and function of the Ontario health system to help citizens, patients and caregivers get answers for their health-related concerns and to help them advocate for change when necessary.

Mon Oct. 29 – Sun Nov. 25 (4 weeks) ONLINE workshop for healthcare and other professionals. Solution Focused Therapy (SFT) is a useful tool for helping clients move through perceived problems or issues. To learn more or to register for this workship click here.

Oct 15-Nov 11, 2018. This online workshop is for healthcare and other professionals. Death is an unavoidable part of life that becomes increasingly more apparent with age. It is beneficial for your practice to obtain the fundamentals of grief intervention and be equipped to address dying and death circumstances. During this 4-week online workshop, you will be provided with a concise overview including resources, exercises and an opportunity to share so you gain comfort with the topic and insight in order to help others with confidence through death related circumstances of loss and grief. To learn more or to register click here.

Monday June 11, 2018This workshop trains clinicians to deliver the Memory and Aging Program®, an intervention for older adults experiencing normal age-related memory changes. The program focuses on optimizing cognitive health through lifestyle enhancement and memory training. During this workshop, participants will learn about memory changes associated with normal aging, factors affecting memory, evidence-based memory strategies, the session-by-session program protocol, and outcomes for program participants.  The workshop is designed for licenced health care professionals and students in occupational therapy, social work, psychology, nursing, speech-language pathology, and related areas. Register online at http://shop.baycrest.org.

iGeriCare offers free, online access to lessons and  resources that help individuals to learn about all aspects of dementia at their own pace, in their own homes.To learn more click here.

The Institute for Life Course & Aging is offering this 4 week online workshop May 7th to June 3rd.  The workshop covers myths and facts about intimacy and aging, the relationship challenges of intimacy and aging in long-term care, intimacy in dementia care and embracing intimacy and aging . More information is provided in pdf download. To register for this workshop click here.

The Institute for Life Course & Aging is offering this 4 week online workshop April 9th to May 6th.  The workshop covers an introduction to anxiety disorders in older adutls, life transitions and anxiety, evidence based treatments for anxiety and determing the most helpful therapeutic approach. More information is provided in pdf download. To register for this workshop click here.

This GeMH 2 part learning activity is a free unique activity that pairs an online, self-directed learning module with a follow-up live webinar, where experts answer your questions. The online learning module will be available for completion starting mid-February.  On Feb. 28th, there will be two live webinars available to choose from: 10-11 ET and 11:30-12:30 ET. For more information please see the attached flyer or to register click here.

Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association present this online educational event featuring Blair Henry and Naheed Dosani on Thursday, Feb. 1st from 1-2:30pm EST.  This session will examine the social determinants of health as they impact end of life care for marginalized populations in Canada. Topics will include an overview of SDOH, challenges in treating marginalized populations at end of life, and the ethical challenges involved. The cost to participate is $55. To register click here.

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