The following trainings have been approved or are in the process of being approved for 6 hours of Continuing Education credits for Washington State Licensed Mental Health Counselors, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists and Licensed Clinical Social Workers. Case managers and other service providers are also welcome to attend.
Classes offered qualify for the 100 hours of training required by the State of Washington for the Geriatric Mental Health Specialist certification.
All classes are taught at Aegis at Ravenna unless otherwise specified. Aegis at Ravenna continues to offer space in their assisted living and memory care community for these classes.
Aegis at Ravenna is located at 8511 15th Avenue NE, Seattle, WA 98115.
Please call (206) 696-7940 for more information about Aegis at Ravenna.
Class hours are from 9:00 am to 4:00pm. Each class costs $115.
A chef's choice buffet is available at the facility on the day of class for $15. If you want to buy this lunch, you need to pay the day of class.
If you would like to be on our email list for upcoming classes, please send email contact information to email@example.com.
November 6 - PTSD and Aging: What's the Connection?
Instructor: Kris Fredricksen, MSW, LICSW, GMHS, VA Hospital
PTSD can be the result of exposure to many contexts of trauma and requires skilled assessment and development of appropriate treatment interventions based on individual needs. PTSD manifesting in the aging population requires understanding of the unique needs of older adults. This workshop will explore the symptoms of PTSD in the aging population, how PTSD is a memory disorder, assessment skills and tools considering specific barriers and evidence based treatment strategies.
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