Health Disparities Among Older Adults

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Target Audience

Social workers, psychologists, licensed professional counselors, educators, school personnel, mental health professionals, clinicians, health and human service practitioners, and other health care professionals.

Description

This program will cover the topic of Health Disparities in Older Adults. Participants will gain an understanding of various health disparities and why older adults are particularly susceptible to the effects of such health disparities. The presenter will share the latest research in health disparity prevalence and trends. In addition, the workshop will cover how health professionals’ awareness of health disparities can help reduce them and support care recipients. This program will further explore the impact of intersecting identities as they impact older adults. Special emphasis will be spent talking about how COVID has impact this population.

Faculty
Annamae T. Giles, MSW, LCSWA
Clinical Assistant Professor and Field Faculty
UNC-Chapel Hill, School of Social Work,
Winston Salem Distance Education Program

This presenter is being supported through a partnership between UNC-CH School of Social Work and the NCAHEC Program.

Webinar Information
This webinar will be broadcast with Zoom. Instructions to join the webinar will be emailed prior to the event. You can test your computer by going to the Zoom Test Page.

Charlotte AHEC has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5096. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Charlotte AHEC is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.



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Objectives

  • Explain what a health disparity is.
  • Examine ways they have seen health disparities at play in their work.
  • Distinguish between what a health disparity is and what they are not.
  • Identify way in which they can reduce health disparities for Older Adults.
  • Analyze ways in which the structures in their organization promote health disparities.
  • Discuss how they may be a part of changing those structures to create change.

Contact

Gabriela Staley MEd, 704 512 6523

Sessions

Apr 12, 2023
9:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Status
Open
Presenter(s)
Annamae Giles MSW, LCSWA
Date(s)
Apr 12, 2023
Time
9:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Check-In Time
9:00 AM
Credit
0.20 - CEU
2.00 - Contact Hours
2.00 - NBCC Hours
2.00 - Contact Hours (category A) CE for NC Psychologists
Location
Charlotte AHEC
Room
Live Webinar
Details
Status
Open
Date(s)
Apr 12, 2023
Time
9:00 AM - 11:15 AM
Location
Charlotte AHEC
Room
Live Webinar
Fees
$39.00
Pre-registration Fee (before April 5, 2023).
Credits
0.20
CEU
2.00
Contact Hours
2.00
NBCC Hours
2.00
Contact Hours (category A) CE for NC Psychologists