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The Impact of Trauma on the Mental Health of Older Adults

November 19 @ 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Charles E. Smith Life Communities
Wasserman Residence – Bord Social Hall
6121 Montrose Road
Rockville, MD 20852 United States
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This seminar is presented by the Maryland Gerontological Association (MGA) and Montgomery County GROWS

Ninety percent of older adults have experienced at least one traumatic event in their lifetime which often times impact their mental health. This seminar will provide valuable information on the common signs and symptoms of trauma in older adults and discuss best practices and resources to support trauma informed care.

Keynote Speaker:  Kim Burton, Mental Health Association of Maryland


  • Sybil Greenhut, APRN-BC (Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist), Program Manager, Mental Health Services for Seniors and Persons with Disabilities, Department of Health and Human Services, Local Behavioral Health Authority
  • Carolyn Eichberg, Ph.D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Independent Consultant at Charles E. Smith Life Communities (CESLC)
  • Rene Laje, Ph.D., LCSW-C, Program Coordinator, Mental Health Services, Jewish Social Services Agency (JSSA)

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