Trauma-Informed Care: Working in Aging and End-of-Life Services
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Description: The course offers a foundation of information regarding implementation of trauma-informed care for the end-of-life and aging population. This course is for interested clinical staff as well as doctors, nurses, receptionists, administrators, caseworkers, and other professionals and volunteers who interface with the end-of-life and aging population. Benefits of implementing a trauma-informed approach include supporting and empowering individuals who are aging and at the end of life, while also reducing the likelihood of re-traumatization.This online course offers the training in a video format. All course handouts can be viewed online, saved to your computer, or printed.
Handouts Located in the Handouts Tab of the Course Site:
Target Audience: This course is for interested clinical staff as well as doctors, nurses, receptionists, administrators, caseworkers, and other professionals and volunteers who interface with the end-of-life and aging population.
Handouts: If it makes it easier for you to follow the course videos, we recommend you
print your handouts from the Handouts section and have them available as watch the
video modules. PowerPoints and other handouts are in the Handouts tab of the course. They can be saved to your computer or printed.
Course Availability: You have unlimited access to the course after purchase.
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Deborah Waldrop, PhD, MSW, is a professor and the Associate Dean for Faculty Development at the University at Buffalo School of Social Work. Deborah earned her MSW from Syracuse University and her PhD in Human Environmental Sciences with a certificate in gerontology from Oklahoma State University. Before joining as faculty in 1999, Deborah spent 25 years as a healthcare social worker. Throughout her practice career, Deborah worked with older adults and their family members who were making difficult decisions often without good options. Deborah now teaches courses on aging, healthcare, loss and grief and conducts research that focuses on the needs and concerns of people with serious illnesses and their families. She is a member of the national executive boards of the Social Work in Hospice and Palliative Care Network (SWHPN) and the Association for Gerontology Education in Social Work (AGESW) and serves as a co-chair of the National Quality Forum’s standing committee on End-of-life and Palliative Care.