Understanding the Cognitive Stages of Development in Young Adults with Physical Disabilities

 Understanding the Cognitive Stages of Development in Young Adults with Physical Disabilities

This webinar is made possible through a generous Quality of Life Grant from the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation
Zoom Webinar

Monday, December 12, 2022

Register Today!

9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Audio is available either
by computer or phone

The link to the webinar will be sent to you within 48 hours

COST: $10**
2.5 Social Work CEUs Available* 

The goal of this training course is to offer a broad understanding of the characteristics of the normal stages of cognitive development in young adults; and discuss the challenges they face apart from having physical disabilities. This training will explain the role of the professional, the parent, and the caregiver, and  provide effective communication strategies and principles of practice to help diminish conflict, open dialogs, and help with problem solving.

Define physical disabilities and describe self-identity & self-concept in adolescentsDiscuss the challenges faced by young adults, apart from their physical disabilitiesExplain the normal stages of cognitive and brain development in young adultsElucidate the role of the parent(s) and caregiver(s)Understand the use of effective communication strategies

Target Audience
This training is for professionals who provide care to young adults and especially to those who provide care to young adults living with paralysis, This training can be very useful for nurses, social workers, case managers, housing service coordinators, nursing home administrators, personal care home administrators, aging and mental health workers, as well as for family members who are caregivers.

**Special Discount Code**The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation is committed to providing opportunities to individuals with paralysis. In keeping with their mission, webinar scholarships are available for those living with paralysis, their family members and caregivers. If you or a family member is living with paralysis, please enter the following code at check-out to receive a scholarship. 

Code: SupermanCEUs* 

“NASW-PA Chapter is a co-sponsor of this workshop.  NASW has been designated as a pre-approved provider of professional continuing education for social workers (Section 47.36), Marriage and Family Therapist (Section 48.36) and Professional Counselors (Section 49.36) by the PA State Board of Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists and Professional Counselors.”Monday
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 Webinar Information PennCares can bring this training to your area. We provide training services across the state of Pennsylvania.  Call or email us for pricing information. Don’t see a topic you are looking for? Call or email us as we can customize your staffing needs.  Contact dallen@penncares.org or 717-632-5552, Ext. 4101 

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