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The Impact of Trauma on the Mental Health of Older Adults
November 19 @ 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
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)