Gaining an Awareness of the Culture & Sexuality in Working with Individuals with Dementia
Tuesday, October 11, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
2.0 social work CEUs available
“NASW-PA Chapter is a co-sponsor of this workshop. 2 CEUs will be awarded for completion of this course. NASW has been designated as an approved provider of professional continuing education for social workers (Section 47.36), Marriage and Family Therapist (Section 48.36) and Professional Counselors (Section 49.36) by the PA State Board of Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists and Professional Counselors.”
This program is made possible through a grant from the Mechanicsburg Area Community Foundation, a regional Foundation of The Foundation for Enhancing Communities.
Description: Awareness is always the key to success. When we know better, we do better. Understanding sexuality with individuals with dementia will equip us to make better decisions regarding their care and implement measures that promote the safety of them and others.
- To explore the connection between sexuality and dementia.
- To define key terms: dementia, culture, sexuality, intimacy, & engagement.
- To explore important considerations: physical needs, personal ethics and cultures, institutional ethics and cultures, and informed consent.
- To explore important considerations for engaging the family of individuals with dementia
Facilitator: Alexia Doumbouya
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