Dementia Capability Webinars – 2012 Series

Families coping with dementia face unique challenges in their caregiving experience. The Georgia Division on Aging Services and the Rosalynn Carter Insititute for Caregiving partnered in 2012 to provide these educational webinars to ensure the dementia capability of the agencies serving those families. 

*These webinars were made possible by funding from the Alzheimer’s Disease Supportive Services Program of the Administration on Community Living in 2012.

Webinar #1

Alzheimer’s Disease 101
Amanda Hughes, MS
Alzheimer’s Association, Columbus, GA

Webinar #2

Motivational Interviewing
Ali Hall, J.D.
MINT, San Francisco, CA

Webinar #3

Program Essentials 
Gayle Alston, MA, Director
RCI Training Center for Excellence, Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving

Webinar #4

Coaching for Empowerment
Gayle Alston, MA, Director
RCI Training Center for Excellence, Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving
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Webinar #5

Identifying and Responding to Mental Health Issues During Assessment and Care Management
Ellen Cotter, PhD
Georgia Southwestern State University, Americus, GA

Webinar #6

Alzheimer’s 102: Introduction to Dementia & Alzheimer’s 
Alfonzo Martinez, PHD, ABPP-CN
Clinical Neuropsychologist, Peachtree City, GA

Webinar #7

Strategies for Managing Problem Behaviors
Cynthia Holloway, RN, Program Manager
BRI Care Consultation, Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving

Webinar #8

Identification & Response to Dementia Issues During Assessment & Care Management
Cindy Holloway, RN, Program Manager
BRI Care Consultation, Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving

Webinar #9

Alzheimer’s 103: Review of Alzheimer’s and Treatment
Alfonzo Martinez, PHD, ABPP-CN
Clinical Neuropsychologist, Peachtree City, GA

Webinar #10

Mental Health and the Older Adult – Assessment
Jocelyn Chen Wise, LMSW, MPH, Program Director
Emory University’s Fuqua Center for Late-Life Depression, Emory University, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry

Webinar #11

Clinical Counseling for People with Early Stage Dementia
Suzette Binford, MEd
Alzheimer’s Association, Georgia Chapter

Webinar #12

Dealing with Conflict in Families Living with Dementia & Disabilities
Dr. Francine Russo, author of “They’re Your Parents, Too”
www.YourParentsToo.com

Webinar #13

Financial Capacity Related to Dementia and Disability
Ginny Helms
Alzheimer’s Association, Atlanta, GA

Webinar #14

Mental Health & Dementia/Dementia Issues – Application to Practice
Katie Kneis, Clinical Psychology Doctoral Student
University of South Carolina

Webinar #15

Five Behavioral Health Screening Tools
Anthony P. Weiner, MD, Director
Outpatient Geriatric Psychiatry Massachusetts General Hospital

Webinar #16

Substance Abuse Among the Older Adult Population
Donna Plummer, LPC, SAP, Counseling Center Director
The Pastoral Institute, Columbus, GA

Webinar #17

Legal Issues: Empowering Service Providers in Dementia Related Family Issues
David McGuffey, Elder Law Attorney 
Elder Law Practive of David L. McGuffey, LLC

Webinar #18

Scoring the DON-R, Part 1
Kim Grier 
Georgia Department of Human Services, Division of Aging

Webinar #19

Care Planning: A Strengths Perspective
Catherine Ivy, Director of Community Service, 
Georgia Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Disabilities

Webinar #20

Using Technology
Laurie Orlov, Founder and Principal Industry Analyst
Aging in Place Technology Watch

Webinar #21

Determination of Need – Revised (DON-R): Part Two
Kim Grier 
Georgia Department of Human Services, Division of Aging

Webinar #22

Depression vs. Dementia
Cynthia Holloway, RN, Program Manager
BRI Care Consultation, Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving

Webinar #23

Screening for Anxiety in Older Adults
Jocelyn Chen Wise, LCSW, MPH, Program Director
Fuqua Center for Late-Life Depression, Emory University, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry

Webinar #24

Screening for Depression in Older Adults
Jocelyn Chen Wise, LCSW, MPH, Program Director 
Fuqua Center for Late-Life Depression, Emory University, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry

Webinar #25

Screening for Substance Use in Older Adults
Jocelyn Chen Wise, LCSW, MPH, Program Director 
Fuqua Center for Late-Life Depression, Emory University, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry

Webinar #26

Cognitive Status Screening of Older Adults
Felicia C. Goldstein, Ph.D., ABPP-CN, Professor
Department of Neurology, Neuropsychology Program, Emory University School of Medicine

Webinar #27

Assessing Caregiver Burden
Gayle Alston, MA, Director
RCI Training Center for Excellence, Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving