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◂  April 2024

Northwest Dementia Conference

Published by: katiemonahanbrooks


Bridges of Poplar Creek Country Club
1400 Poplar Creek Dr.
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169




Elderwerks Educational Services

Elderwerks Northwest Dementia Conference offers premier speakers to professionals wanting to learn about aging and dementia.

Awarded to Counselors (Clinical/Professional), Nurse Practitioners, Nurses (RNs/LPNs), Nursing Home Administrators, and Social Workers.

Other professions that will receive credit: Acupuncturists, Dental Hygienists, Dietitians/Nutritionists, Marriage and Family Therapists, Massage Therapists, Occupational Therapists and COTAs, Physical Therapists and PTAs, Psychologists, and Respiratory Care Therapists, If your profession is listed here you will receive your Continuing Education Certificate separately.

6 Dementia, 1.5 Ethics, 1.5 Bias, or 1 Cultural Considerations.
Please Note: Social Workers must choose which continuing education credits will go towards either dementia or cultural considerations or ethics not all categories.

Advanced registration required email with any questions.

Bridges of Poplar Creek Country Club
1400 Poplar Creek Dr.
Hoffman Estates

8:15 pm to 9:45 am PTSD and Intergenerational Transmission of Trauma
1.5 CEUs Dementia or Bias
Dr. Stephen Trevick, Neurohospitalist and Psychiatrist at Northwest Neurology

10:00 am to 11:00 am Self Care and Avoiding Burnout While Caring for a Person with Dementia
1.0 CEU Dementia
Cori Moschberger, MSW, LCSW, Therapist and Clinical Coordinator of Senior Services at Barrington Behavioral Health & Wellness

11:15 am to 12:15 pm Inclusive Dementia Care (Cultural Considerations for Black, Latino, and LBGTQ+ Clients)
1.0 CEU Dementia or Cultural Considerations
Jacqueline Boyd, Founder at The Care Plan

1:15 pm to 2:45 pm Cannabis for the Treatment of Agitation in Dementia
1.5 CEUs Dementia or Ethics
Rebecca Abraham, RN, BSN, CEO & Founder and Dr. Ryan Buck, Research Director at Acute on Chronic

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm Normal Aging or Dementia?
1.0 CEU Dementia
Dr. Concetta M. Forchetti, M.D. PhD, Medical Director Center for Cognitive Disorder and Clinical Research at Ascension Illinois

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To serve as a facilitator for the coordination and development of services designed to improve the quality of life of older adults residing in Lake County.