US POSTAGE PAID A Multidisciplinary Look at Credit
PERMIT NO. 33
MAHEC is a Provider approved by NAADAC Approved Education Provider
Geriatric Mental Health Program. Provider #647. Full attendance is required. Partial credit will not
be issued for partial attendance. 20.0 hours.
Application has been made for 20.0 hours of “General Skill Building”
credit from the North Carolina Substance Abuse Professional Certiﬁcation
MAHEC is recognized by the National Board of Certiﬁed Counselors to
offer continuing education for National Certiﬁed Counselors. We adhere to
NBCC Continuing Education Guidelines (Provider #5514). 20.0 hours.
Psychologists: MAHEC is recognized by the North Carolina Psychology Board
as an approved provider of Category A Continuing Education for North Carolina
Licensed Psychologists. 20.0 hours. Full attendance is required. Partial credit
will not be issued for partial attendance.
20.0 CNE Contact Hours. The Mountain Area Health Education Center’s
Department of Nursing Education is an Approved Provider of continuing
nursing education by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited
approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on
Accreditation. Participants must attend entire activity to receive credit. No
partial credit is given for this activity.
MAHEC adheres to the ANCC/ACCME Standards regarding industry support
to continuing nursing education. Disclosure of presenters, planners, and
commercial support relationships, if any, will be made known at the time
of the activity.
Thursday - Friday and Thursday - Friday This program is offered for 2.0 CEUs (Introductory Level; Professional
March 25-26, 2010 April 15-16, 2010 Area). ASHA CE Provider approval does not imply endorsement of course
content, speciﬁc products, or clinical procedures.
Mountain Area Health Education Center
MAHEC designates this continuing education activity as meeting the criteria
for 2.0 CEUs as established by the National Task Force on the Continuing
Education Unit. You must attend the entire workshop to receive CEUs.
Asheville, NC 28801-4601
This course has been pre-approved by the NCBOT for 12 points.
Mental Health Education
501 Biltmore Avenue
MAHEC, as part of the NC AHEC system, is an approved provider by
Allied Health Education the NCBPTE with regard to activities directly related to physical therapy.
Nursing Education NCBPTE: 5 contact hours per class day.
Public Health Education
“Part of the North Carolina AHEC Program”
Dates, Times, and Place Agenda Each day includes 15-minute breaks in morning and afternoon
Dates: Thursday - Friday, March 25-26, 2010 and sessions and a 90-minute lunch on your own. A Multidisciplinary Look at Geriatric Mental Health
Thursday - Friday, April 15-16, 2010 Thursday, March 25th
9:00 - 12:00 An Overview of Mental Health Disorders March 25-26 and April 15-16, 2010
Times: Registration: 8:30 am - 9:00 am all four days
Program: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm all four days 1:30 - 4:00 Geriatric Assessment
Friday, March 26th
Place: MAHEC Credentials
9:00 - 12:00 Psychopharmacology and Older Adults
Fee: $250.00 1:30 - 4:00 Gerontological Counseling Social Security # xxx-xx- (last 4 digits required)
Thursday, April 15th
Audience 9:00 - 12:00 Transitions Occupation
This workshop will be highly beneﬁcial for all mental health, healthcare,
1:30 - 4:00 Managing Behaviors of People with Dementia E-mail Address
and human service professionals who wish to broaden their understanding
Friday, April 16th
and practice of geriatric mental health. This includes psychologists, social Home Address
9:00 - 12:00 Intimacy and Older Adults
workers, licensed professional counselors, case managers, clergy, nurses,
1:30 - 4:00 Legal Issues City State Zip
therapists and clinicians, and interested others.
Faculty Home County
Description Valerie Balog, PhD, LPC, NCC Tanya Richmond, MSW, LCSW, CRCC Home # Work #
This four day training, offered in two, 2-day sessions, provides knowledge UNC-Charlotte Center for Aging Research &
and skills for effective work with older adults and their families, with Employer
Department of Counseling Educational Services
particular emphasis on mental, behavioral, and emotional health. Charlotte, NC Position
Chapel Hill, NC
The curriculum provides an overview of mental health disorders in the Ann Louise Barrick, PhD Vickie Ripley, PharmD, BCPP Employer’s Address
older adult, intimacy issues, managing behaviors of people with dementia, Director of Psychology Clinical Pharmacist Practitioner
geriatric assessment, psychopharmacology and older adults, transitions, legal Central Regional Hospital, Butner Campus
City State Zip
Spring Hope, NC
issues, and gerontological counseling. It addresses a wide range of issues Butner, NC Work County
related to geriatric mental health from the perspective of both prevention J. Gregory Wallace, JD
and intervention. Melanie Bunn, RN, MSN, GNP Monroe Wallace, PA Brochures go to home email
Raleigh, NC Raleigh, NC Please remove my name from the MAHEC mailing list.
Objectives Kathy Lowe, MSW, ACSW, Cathy Wilson, LCSW #10MH121/29571
Upon completion of this activity, the participant should be able to: CMSW, CSW-G CareNet Counseling
Center for Aging Research & Winston-Salem, NC
• Identify major mental health disorders in older adults
• Employ strategies for promoting healthy transitions for older adults $250 if you register by March 18, 2010
Chapel Hill, NC
• Recognize the complexity of multiple medication use in older adults $275 after March 18, 2010
• Analyze the risks and beneﬁts of medications used for treatment of Registration
mental illness in older adults Early Registration Deadline: March 18, 2010
Check is enclosed Credit card info provided
• List assessment tools used to screen for mental health problems in Early registration fee is $250.00 and includes administrative costs, Employer will mail fee (fax registration now!)
older adults educational materials and refreshments. If registration is received after
• Identify common behavior triggers in older adults March 18, 2010 the registration fee will be $275.00.
Supervisor’s authorization PLEASE PRINT
• Describe a systematic approach to individualized behavior management Refund requests will be honored if received in writing in our ofﬁce up to (Required only if employer is paying.)
two full business days prior to the program date. If you do not cancel within
• Discuss legal issues that may confront older adults with mental disorders the allowed time and you do not attend the class, you will be invoiced Charge my: Visa MasterCard Discover American Express
• Describe the unique challenges of maintaining intimacy in older for the entire workshop fee. You may send a substitute. Please notify us
adulthood Credit Card #:
of this change prior to the ﬁrst session of the program. Registration fees
• Demonstrate a variety of approaches to counseling with older adults for MAHEC programs are due on or before the program date unless your Exp. Date / 3-digit card on back of card
organization is paying the fee as authorized by your supervisor’s signature Name on Card:
• Implement these skills in daily practice
on the registration form.
Want to register?
Have a question? Directions will be Fax Registration: 828-257-4768
Registration Information: 828-257-4475 included with your Online Registration: www.mahec.net
Make checks payable to MAHEC and mail to:
Mail: MAHEC Registration MAHEC Registration, 501 Biltmore Ave., Asheville NC 28801
Special Services: 828-257-4481 conﬁrmation letter. Fax registration information to: (828) 257-4768
501 Biltmore Ave., Asheville, NC 28801