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PTSD, Substance Abuse & Dementia

Wednesday 07/13/2022 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Live Virtual Presentation

As health care professionals navigate the world of dementia, looking for ways to provide person-centered care, they must look at other things that can cause changes in behaviors. Various mental health illnesses can cause serious issues in the healthcare setting This session will address the conditions of both PTSD and substance abuse, how the brain’s reward system works, and as care givers, what we can do to safely and effectively care for those diagnosed with dementia.

Presented by Chris Petrik, RN, BS, Dementia Reality Master Trainer Director of Education, Elderwerks Educational Services

For $5.00* – 1.0 CE Credit will be awarded to Illinois nurses, social workers, professional counselors, and nursing home administrators.

Events@Elderwerks.org | 847-462-0885


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