What Is Your Side of the Story? Applying Motivational Interviewing Techniques to Challenging Conversations with Older Adults and their Families

This 3-hour CEU is presented by Paula Taliaferro, MGS, LSW, Education & Outreach Specialist for the Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging, and educational consultant on aging and disability issues how has lead more than 700 workshops on these issues in the past 10 years.

This workshop adopts elements of Motivational Interviewing for discussions with older adults and their families who face challenging issues such as housing, transportation, and health care as people become more frail and in need of assistance. Families often do not communicate effectively in these situations, and this workshop both explains techniques and provides advice on when and how to utilize this approach.

The Area Agency on Aging, PSA 2 is a social worker CEU provider.  The Ohio Board of Nursing accepts events approved for counselors and social workers for continuing nursing education.

Send your registration form and $40 fee before the 09/16/20 deadline.  Registrations postmarked on or after the deadline cannot be accepted.

Date: September 23, 2020

Time: 1:00 PM to 4:15 PM

This workshop will be presented using the Zoom webinar platform. Attendees will receive a link and handouts via email the day before the workshop. All registrants must create a free Zoom account in order for their names to appear on-screen for attendance.

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