General Information Mental Health and the Older Adult
Location: Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St., Madison, WI.
US POSTAGE PAID
A Professional Continuing Education
PERMIT NO 658
Time: 8:30–9 am—registration; 9 am–3 pm—workshop
Fees: $100/workshop includes instruction, materials, Certificate and Serminar Series—Fall 2011
credit, refreshments, and $20 nonrefundable administra-
tive fee. Lunch is on your own.
Registration deadline: To ensure your place in the pro-
grams and to help us accommodate you, please register Late-Life Depression
early. If you do not receive a confirmation letter before October 13, 2011, 9 am–3 pm
the program, please call 608-262-2451 or 800-725-9692.
Cancellation policy: Participant—If you are unable to
attend or arrange for a substitute, you may obtain a
refund minus the $20 administrative fee by contacting
our registration department at least three business days
before the program. If you cancel later than that or do not
attend, you are responsible for the entire fee. To cancel or
arrange for a substitute, please call 800-725-9692.
Program—In the event of bad weather or other emergen-
cies, call 608-263-4432 or visit www.dcs.wisc.edu to learn
whether a Continuing Studies program or class has
Accommodations: Please make your own travel and
lodging arrangements. Maps, lodging, and parking
information are sent with your registration confirmation.
Approved hrs/continuing education credits/workshop:
0.5 CEU=5 hours of professional continuing education.
Social workers: UW-Madison, Professional Development
and Applied Studies (PDAS) (provider #1042), is approved Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St., Madison, WI
as a provider for social work continuing education by the
Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), (1-800-225-
6880) through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE)
program. PDAS maintains responsibility for the program.
Social workers will receive 5 continuing education clock Late-Life Depression—October 13, 2011
hours for completing this course. WI, IA and MI Boards of
Social Work recognize ACE programs. MN board of social
work CE approval #: 06-138. IL registered social worker
continuing education sponsor #:159.000243. Counselors:
PDAS is recognized by the National Board for Certified
Counselors to offer continuing education for National
Certified Counselors. PDAS adheres to NBCC continuing
education guidelines (provider # 5990). WI psychologists,
and marriage and family therapists: qualifies as an accred-
ited university continuing education course relevant to
professional practice. WI substance abuse counselors:
qualifies as a continuing education course consisting of
relevant subject matter taught by qualified presenters.
Educators: this program may qualify towards your Profes-
sional Development Plans (PDPs). Other professions:
completion of this program qualifies for 5 continuing
education hours. Contact your own board or organization
for specific continuing education requirements.
Please register me for October 13, 2011
❏ October 13, 2011; $100 #3010 This certificate program, which provides you with state-of-the-art information on geriatric mental
health, includes a Summer Institute and a wide range of seminars on such topics as anxiety and
ENTEr 3-DIgIT BrOChUrE CODE frOM MAIL PANEL: UW#W55 depression in later life, effective psychotherapy for older adults, psychopharmacology, and many
others. Please see www.dcs.wisc.edu/pda/aging/certificate.htm for further information on the
Contact information certificate program.
Introduction Learning Objectives
TITLE Depressive symptoms and disorders can cause signifi- • Know the symptoms and disorders that are most
cant distress in late life, particularly if left untreated. But common in late-life depression
OrgANIzATION you cannot assume that depression is a normal part of
• Understand how these disorders present differently
the aging process. research in the fields of medicine,
MAILINg ADDrESS in late-life depression
psychology, social work, psychotherapy and nursing
reveal that late-life depression can be effectively treated. • Understand the role of comorbidities in treating
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During this seminar you gain an in-depth view of late- • Understand the relationship between late-life
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life depressive disorders, symptoms, and effective treat- depression and anxiety disorders
E-MAIL ment approaches. you also learn to apply the Wisconsin
Star Method as a useful tool for managing complex cases • Know about efficacious pharmacological treatment
with depression as the primary presenting problem. for late-life depression
❏ Please bill my organization at the address above. • Understand the premise and process for Cognitive
To help you respond to the complexities of late-life Behavioral Therapy as a treatment mode
❏ Enclosed is my check payable to UW-Madison.
❏ Please charge to the following account:
depression, you develop a basic understanding of the
• Use the Wisconsin Star Method to analyze complex
❏ MasterCard ❏ vISA ❏ Am Ex ❏ Discover unique ways that depressive disorders and symptoms
cases of late-life depression
present in late life. you also discover how chronic and
CArD NO. ExPIrES
acute geriatric conditions complicate the assessment
and treatment process. you also return to your work Teaching Methods
CArDhOLDEr’S NAME environment with an understanding of how psychoso- Lectures, group discussion, case studies, and videos
cial forces and the context within which individuals enhance your learning experience.
Mail to: UW-Madison Cont. Studies registrations
experience depression provide further detail that must
Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St.
be considered. Instructor
Madison, WI 53706-1487
Art Walaszek, MD, is a board-certified geriatric
Call: 608-262-2451 or 800-725-9692 psychiatrist and an assistant professor at UW-Madison
(Wisconsin relay 711) School of Medicine and Public health. he is the author
For more information contact: Suzanna Castillo of numerous professional articles on clinical geriatric
Fax: 608-265-3163 or 800-741-7416
email@example.com; toll-free at 800-442-4617; psychiatry and serves as a practicing geriatric psychia-
Online: www.dcs.wisc.edu/classes/aging.htm in the Madison area call 608-263-3174. trist at UW Clinics.
Phone, fax or online registrations must include
payments by credit card or purchase order. To register: 608-262-2451 or 800-725-9692.
If you have a disability and desire accommodations, please advise us when you
register. requests are confidential. Programs offered by UW-Madison in coopera-
tion with UW-Extension.