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Managing Challenging Behaviors in Older Adults

4 NBCC CE hours are available for licensed mental health providers.

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About This Course

Challenging behaviors in older adults can arise from a variety of sources, including physical discomfort, cognitive decline, communication barriers, and unmet emotional needs. This course provides valuable insights and concrete interventions for addressing challenging behaviors while upholding the dignity and worth of older adults. Through interactive modules and real-life case studies, participants will develop their knowledge and skills in effectively intervening with challenging behaviors and fostering empathetic connections with older adults.

Key Learning Objectives:

  1. Understanding Challenging Behaviors: Increase your knowledge of the sources and triggers of challenging behaviors in older adults, including physical, cognitive, and psychosocial factors.

  2. Concrete Interventions: Acquire practical interventions and strategies for effectively addressing challenging behaviors in older adults. Learn how to assess, prevent, and respond to challenging behaviors while promoting safety and well-being.

  3. Empathetic Communication: Demonstrate the ability to use empathy and active listening techniques in interactions with older adults experiencing challenging behaviors. Explore how compassionate communication can enhance trust, rapport, and understanding.

Course Materials

  • Prerecorded Video 
  • Quiz 
  • Feedback Survey
  • Certificate of Completion*
*A passed quiz of at least 80% and a completed feedback survey required for certificate.