This interactive and didactic webinar will address how our behaviors are a demonstration of who we are and how we communicate our response to daily living. Older-adults with mental health conditions are a heterogeneous population, most of whom live and want to continue to remain in their community. Through various educational techniques, this comprehensive will provide guidelines for supporting adults with mental health conditions in the independent housing setting.
At the completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:
Understand the barriers that older-adults face when accessing mental health services
Identify strategies for respond to a mental health crisis
Develop a plan of action for older-adults experiencing mental health Decompensation
Apply appropriate housing recommendations
About the SpeakerRuben Rivera-Jackman, MNPL, speaker, trainer and nonprofit leadership consultant, has an accomplished 25+ year career as a nonprofit leader with practical experience in, and solid understanding of, a diverse range of management, program development, and service delivery applications. Mr. Rivera-Jackman has a passion for working with, and advocating on behalf of, older adults, and has a natural ability for providing instruction and training for adult learners. After nearly 12 years of service as a Senior Resident Services Manager at the King County Housing Authority (KCHA), Mr. Rivera-Jackman has accepted the opportunity to serve as the Director of Resident Supports and Services for the Senior Housing Assistance Group (SHAG), one of the largest and leading affordable senior housing providers in Western Washington. Mr. Rivera-Jackman was the recipient of the 2011 American Association of Service Coordinators (AASC) President’s Award of Excellence. This award is given to a member who, in the opinion of the AASC President, is deserving of recognition for his/her work in the service coordination profession.
Please note: You agree to pay any fees associated with this registration and will be charged the full amount of registration for any “No-Shows” that do not cancel within three days of the event. AHMA-NCH reserves the right to cancel or reschedule the webinar. In the event of a cancellation, AHMA-NCH will issue a full refund of the registration fee, but will not be responsible for any other charges incurred by the registrant due to the cancellation of the session.