Beyond the Ask: Person-Centered Approaches to Addressing Substance Use Disorder in Older Adults

Sponsor: National Center for Equitable Care for Elders

Summary: This National Center for Equitable Care for Elders webinar will focus on disparities in substance use disorder screening and treatment experienced by older adults, which disproportionately increases their risk of physical harm. Participants will review age-friendly principles of care that encourage early identification and recovery management in older patients.  

After completing this session, participants will be able to

  • Understand common misconceptions related to substance misuse in older adults 
  • Explain the benefits and limitations of commonly used drug and alcohol screening tools 
  • Utilize shared strategies for tailoring interventions, services, and resources for older adults with substance use disorder 

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Event Details

Date:
April 10, 2024
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cost:
no cost