Mental Health Education & Resource Centre

Future Webinar | Alcoholism, Depression & the Elderly

PLEASE NOTE: THIS WEBINAR IS ONLY OFFERED TO PARTICIPANTS OUTSIDE THE GREATER CHRISTCHURCH AREA

It is a live feed of the course being delivered here at MHERC on the day, with in-room participants and facilitator. Registering here will allow you to be a part of the learning experience, viewing the facilitator and powerpoint presentation via your own device, in the comfort and location of your choice.

Description

Course Type: Intermediate | Course Level: Six | Catering: Refreshments provided

Please Note: This webinar is only offered to participants outside the greater Christchurch area

Please note: Your online experience will differ from face to face education sessions.

Aim
This course aims to expand the knowledge of alcohol problems and depression in the elderly. You will learn about the typical and atypical clinical presentations in the elderly and get an update on the treatment services available in Christchurch. There will also be reflection on these conditions and their related issues in places of work.

Overview
• Alcoholism in the elderly, problems, diagnosis and medication, specific issues in the elderly
• Depression in the elderly, diagnosis, treatment, suicide and special issues
• Update of treatment services in Canterbury
• Discussion around related issues

Learning Intentions
Participants will be provided with the opportunity to:
• Register the issues of importance to them when they sign up and discuss them during the session
• Be updated on the two conditions and their related presentation and treatment issues
• Ask questions and discuss their perspective on the issues
• Be given practical information about referral and resources for treatment

Let’s Get Real Skills
• Working with Communities
• Challenging Stigma and Discrimination
• Professional and Personal Development

 

Terms and Conditions

 

 

Prerequisites

You will need:

• Headset and Microphone 
• Built-in laptop camera or attachable webcam device (for laptop or PC)
• Stable broadband connection 

To test you can connect to our webinar software click here (Please follow the onscreen prompts to download Webex)

Minimum System Requirements:
As a guide, if you are able to Skype or watch online videos (eg: YouTube) from your device, your system requirements should be capable. 

Operating System:
Windows 7 and above
Mac OS X 10.6 and above

Browsers:
Internet Explorer 7 and above
Firefox - latest version
Chrome - latest version
Safari - 5 and above