DLM University

Marriage and Dementia

$25.00

May 7, 2020

$15 preregister before Thursday May 7, 2020
$25 registration after Thursday May 7, 2020

Course available live on Thursday, May 7, 2020 from 12:30-1:30pm EST
Available on demand on Monday, May 11, 2020

(you will be emailed a link for course registration)

Course Description

When a spouse or partner has dementia, everything changes.  Roles, the relationship, intimacy, family dynamics, hopes for the future, safety issues, planning and more.  This course will help you as a professional address the marital and partners needs of this growing population.  Information is based on research as well as therapeutic experience. This course will provide you with information, instruction and therapeutic techniques you can utilize in your practice.

Course Outline and Objectives
  1. Understand dementia and the different diagnosis
  2. Presentation of challenges for spouses and partners
  3. Intimacy redefined
  4. Managing safety concerns addressing capacity issues and challenges
  5. Managing the relationship with home health care in the home or placement
Meet the Instructor
Alyse November, LCSW, ACSW
Founder Different Like Me

Alyse November is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Master’s Degree in Social Work from Adelphi University, N.Y. and is credentialed by the Academy of Certified Social Workers. Alyse is the founder of Different Like Me, a company with a staff of over 30 professionals providing psychotherapy, psychoeducational testing, cognitive rehabilitation, social skills and life skills. As a licensed clinical social worker, Alyse has been providing psychotherapy to individuals across the life spectrum. A substantial portion of her practice has focused on addressing challenges faced by adults, seniors, families and children. Some of the issues include, aging, chronic illness, divorce, relationships, parenting, special needs, end of life issues, dementia, caregiving, educational challenges, anxiety and depression.

Alyse has created and implemented a bullying prevention program accredited by the Palm Beach County Department of Safe Schools. She then transformed the children’s bullying program into a senior bullying program focusing on bullying issues in 55 and over communities.

Alyse is a published author and a national speaker and presenter. She is also a Supreme Court Certified Family Mediator, parenting coordinator and is a collaboratively trained facilitator. She is the Palm Beach Chapter President/Chair for the National Association of Social Workers and has recently begun supervising social work students from FAU. Alyse is on the board of Florida’s Voice on Developmental Disabilities and National Association of Divorce Professionals. Alyse is currently enrolled in a PhD program and expects to receive her degree in 2020.

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