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Behavioral Interventions to Facilitate Growth
Geriatric Long-Term Care continuing education psychology CEUs

Course Learning Objectives/Outcomes
Counselor CEUs, Social Worker CEUs, Psychologist CEs, MFT CEUs

By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Explain what does ADL stand for.
-Name two common reactions to loss of ADL independence.
-Explain what is the key to personalizing or individualizing your compliment.
-Name three areas wherein it will reflect or show if you are not sincere.
-Explain what your resident needs to know exactly.
-Name two reasons to do an ADL for a resident, rather than assisting them in doing it for themselves.
-Explain under what condition is it sometimes better to tell your resident, rather than to ask, regarding ADLs.
-Explain what should you do, if the resident is not fully alert.
-Explain what happens to a resident if fading refers to fading out, or withdrawing of instruction or verbal prompts.
-Explain what your resident needs to present if you get a refusal to do an ADL.
-Explain what message you give when you give a resident too much assistance.
-Explain the core challenge in any ALF.
-Explain why single word instruction during your demonstration is important andt does not do.
-Explain repeat the demonstration.
-Explain how many times should you repeat your demonstration.
-Explain what can not be answered by open ended questions.
-Explain why are multiple choice questions easier than open ended questions to answer. Because you get what in the question.
-Explain what single word prompts.
-Name two ways to get your resident's attention are to do what.
-Explain what are the three types of baby talk to be avoided.
-Explain where your whole emotional tone is reflected.
-Explain what needs to be look at, to prompt the resident to the next step in an ADL, a way to minimize assistance.
-Explain the advantage of using a slight head shake to indicate an error.
-Explain what to touch to gain a resident's attention.
-Name two rules related to ADL setup.
-Explain what does a soft line approach with a demanding resident state.
-Explain what happens to a resident's muscles when their hands and arms sit and do not move and when the blood supply to the muscles in their hands and arms changes.
-Explain the best approach for a resident who refuses ADLs in the day to allow time to reapproach them several times later during your shift.
-Explain what are two areas that are related with independence in taking medications.
-Explain what is associated in motivating your resident to do the medication task that is a challenge.
-Explain three modifiable risk factors that can be changed to reduce the risk of cognitive decline and dementia.
-Explain six behaviors that can be developed during mid-stage dementia.

"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."

CEU Continuing Education for
Counselor CEUs, Social Worker CEUs, Psychologist CEs, MFT CEUs

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