[PC-BH-Integration] Conference Announcement: Providing Integrated Care to Older Adults with Behavioral Health Needs
Jorstad, Virginia A
virginia-jorstad at uiowa.edu
Tue Jan 11 16:32:10 EST 2011
With support from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), the University of Iowa Center on Aging is pleased to host a one-day educational conference to disseminate the latest information about providing evidence-based care to older adults with mental illnesses. We are particularly interested in looking at integrated models of care for behavioral health providers' when they partner with primary health care clinics and aging service programs. Our conference, "Providing Integrated Care to Older Adults with Behavioral Health Needs" will be held Thursday, February 3, 2011 in Overland Park, Kansas.
The audience for this conference includes mental health specialists, primary care professionals, aging service providers, long-term care providers, program administrators, and policy makers.
We also are excited to confirm that we will be offering 6.5 CEU hours of continuing education credits.
To find out more information and register for this conference, please visit the University of Iowa Center on Aging website at
The Conference Planning Committee
Annette Graham, LSCSW, Director of the Central Plains Area Agency on Aging
Brian Kaskie, PhD, University of Iowa Center on Aging
Joel Olah, PhD, Executive Director of Aging Resources of Central Iowa
Marian Scheinholtz, MS, OT/L, Center for Mental Health Services, SAMHSA, and
Lila P. M. Starr, LBSW, Older Person Representative in the Iowa Division of Mental Health and Disability Services
Virginia Jorstad, MA
University of Iowa Center on Aging
Iowa City, IA 52242
Telephone: (319) 384-4566
Fax: (319) 353-4614
Email: virginia-jorstad at uiowa.edu<mailto:virginia-jorstad at uiowa.edu>
Visit the COA website: http://www.centeronaging.uiowa.edu
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