Geriatric Mental Health Care Management: An Introduction

Care management of older adults with mental illness requires special skills and tools. Learn evidence-based screening and monitoring tools, and practice approaches for successful care of people with late-life mental disorders. This is an open-enrollment component of the Geriatric Mental Health Care Management Certificate.

At a glance

What: Geriatric Mental Health Care Management: An Introduction

When: Fri, Dec 8, 9am-3pm

Where: Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St., Madison, WI

Cost: $150

Continuing education credit: 5 hours (0.5 CEUs), 5 CECH (CHES) contact hours

Instructor: Suzanna Waters Castillo, MSSW, PhD

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For additional information, contact Suzanna Waters Castillo, MSSW, PhD: 608-263-3174

Approved CE hours for social workers, counselors, therapists, psychologists, and more



Learning objectives

  • Summarize the unique functions of community-based geriatric mental health care management.
  • Understand the general prevalence of geriatric depression and anxiety.
  • Summarize teaching awareness approaches about geriatric mental illness for clients and families.
  • Demonstrate the ability to effectively speak to older adults about depression and treatment.
  • Apply evidence-based screening and monitoring for geriatric depression.