Psychological Transitions


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Training & Workshops


Training Each session is 30-45 minutes of didactic training with 15 minutes for questions and answers and case presentation. The fee is a per session fee with no limit on the number of attendees. Responsibilities of elder care workers. Many offerings have one page handouts for future residents. All are designed to provide skills and knowledge that is immediately applicable to the Taping and unlimited further use is permitted. For more information on our course offerings contact Dr. Alice Randolph at


For Residents And Family
  • Use It or Lose It -- Staying Mentally Alert
  • Lots of Questions... No Easy Answers (A Discussion of the Dementias)
  • Depression and Senior Citizens
  • Dementia (From the Client's Perspective)
  • Understanding Alzheimer's Disease
    • Stages of Decline
    • Symptoms
  • Behavioral and Personality Changes Moving to a Nursing Home
  • Should I Live With my Adult Children?
  • Skills for Communicating with Persons with Dementia
  • Care Giver Survival
  • Supervising a Caregiver (even long distance)
For Facility Staff… Management Issues
  • Understanding the Regulations (Preventing Abuse and Neglect)
  • Understanding the Regulations (Client Rights)
  • Understanding the Regulations (Confidentiality and Resident Rights)

For Facility Staff...Personal Development                                          
  • Team Building
  • Stress Management
  • Behavior Management

For Facility Staff… Clinical Skills
  • Psychosis in Elderly Clients
  • Documenting and Tracking Behavior Problems
  • Establishing a Behavior Management Plan
  • Identifying Psychological Needs of Nursing Home Residents
  • Understanding the Mental Health Needs of Elderly Clients
  • Problem Solving in Clinical Situations
  • Administration and Understanding of Implications and Limitations of MMSE
  • Understanding Depression Screens and Scales
  • Understanding Major Psychiatric Disorders
  • Care Plan Development for Behavioral Problems
  • Restraint Free Care
  • Interventions for Caregivers
  • Cognitive Restructuring
  • Reality Orientation
  • Validation
  • Managing Aggression and Combativeness
  • Assessing Environmental Factors in Confusion and Agitation
  • Behavior Management... Combativeness and Manipulation
  • Therapeutic Interactions
  • Managing the Noncompliant Unmotivated Resident
  • Managing the Confused Disoriented Patient
  • Identifying Depression
  • Helping Residents in Coping with Loss