An in person workshop for social workers, professional counselors, psychologists, marriage and family therapists and registerd nurses of beginner, intermediate and advanced practice levels!
According to the CDC over 300,000 people each year, the majority in New England, contract Lyme disease, just one of a dozen possible illnesses spread by ticks. Lyme itself can mimic a wide variety of mental health conditions ranging from bipolar, to panic disorder, to major depression, even dementia.
At the end of the program the attendee will:
-Be able to identify and describe the prevalence and signs of disease with emphasis on neuropsychological presentations
- Be able to identify intervention methods for supporting patients and their families through the difficult phases of treatment, and symptom management
- Be able to identify specific methods to assist patients with self advocacy within the medical system
Schedule: Registration opens at 8:30 am, the program begins at 9am. We will begin with an overview of tick borne diseases, and why mental health clinicians should be aware. Break for 15 minutes at 10:30am, resume session and begin discussion of neuropsychological presentations of tick borne diseases. Lunch from 12pm to 1pm, program resumes, to review interventions for clients and families. Break at 3:15, resume 3:30 for Q&A session with lyme treatment expert and open discussion of topics learned, ending at 4pm for 6 hours of CE credit.
Cancelled registrations are awarded a credit for another training on another date, if the cancellation is more than 14 days prior to the event date registrant may receive a %50 refund instead of a credit. A registration may also be transferred to another individual, contact David Aronson directly for all cancelled or transferred registrations
ASWB provider application is in process