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Mental Health & Aging Project

The Mental Health & Aging Project (MHAP), funded by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, is a program unit at Lansing Community College.

Since 1985, the project has offered education, training, and consultation for clinicians in Michigan's community mental health (CMH) system who provide services for older adults. The project also assists individuals in the aging network and other service systems who work with older adults with mental illness, dementia, and/or developmental disabilities in a wide variety of settings.

August 25, 2017 - Gaylord, MI

Region 9 Area Agency on Aging will present the 2017 Annual Elder Abuse Prevention Conference at the Roman Catholic Diocese of Gaylord. For information see http://www.nemcsa.org/userfiles/filemanager/0460wf9o9zmx9ob0s3d5/   Please call Sara Socia at 989-358-4630 to register.

September 11 & 12 - Gladstone/Escanaba, MI

The Mental Health & Aging Project will present a two-day regional training at the Terrace Bay Hotel in Gladstone/Escanaba on September 11 & 12, 2017.

Monday, September 11, Sara Socia, LBSW, will present "Senior-to-Senior Bullying."

On Tuesday, September 12, James Ypma, MPA, will present "Introduction to Psychiatric Medications."

Each day's presentation will run from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM with a one-hour break for lunch.

Registration deadline is September 1st. Click here to see the brochure. Click here to register online.

Continuing education hours are available for social workers and nurses. The registration fee is $160 for both days, or $90.00 to attend one day.

Note: Community Mental Health staff responsible for PASRR evaluations are eligible for reimbursement (to their agency) for the costs of attending this training, using the regular PASRR billing process through the MDHHS QMP, OBRA Section.

September 22 - Saginaw, MI

The Mental Health & Aging Project will present a regional training at Saginaw Valley State University in Saginaw on Friday, September 22, 2017.

Laura M. Lokers, LMSW, will present "Identifying and Treating Obsessive Compulsive Disorder." The presentation will run from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM with a one-hour break for lunch.

Registration deadline is September 15th. Click here to see the brochure. Click here to register online.

Continuing education hours are available for social workers and nurses. The registration fee is $90.00 and includes continental breakfast, lunch and printed materials.

Note: Community Mental Health staff responsible for PASRR evaluations are eligible for reimbursement (to their agency) for the costs of attending this training, using the regular PASRR billing process through the MDCH Office of Nursing Homes/OBRA Programs.

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Questions? Contact Matt Beha at BEHAM@LCC.EDU


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Last updated 8/15/2017; contact beham@lcc.edu  with any questions.

Mental Health and Aging Project at Lansing Community College

Mental Health & Aging Project
Phone: (517) 483-1529
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