Cognitive-behavioral conceptualizations and therapy strategies are effective with culturally diverse middle-aged and older adults. There is, however, is a significant workforce shortage of clinicians trained to provide evidence-based mental health services to aging individuals. This 2-hour webinar is aimed at psychotherapists and integrated care providers with knowledge of and experience providing CBT. The program describes aging-friendly modifications to assessment, treatment planning and implementation, with CBT strategies for later life depression used as examples. The presentation will also include resources for clinical practice with middle-aged and older adults and recommendations for further professional development.
CONTINUING EDUCATION (CE) Learning objectives:
By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:
This presentation is intended for licensed mental health professionals and advanced graduate student trainees seeking licensure and with some clinical experience. The instructional level of this presentation is INTERMEDIATE.
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