Counseling Aging Seniors (CAS)


Sold By: International Trauma Training Institute


Instructor: James J Messina, Ph.D., NCC, CCMHC, DMHS-T

The purpose of this comprehensive course is to teach participants how to work effectively with Aging Seniors, to learn about Medicare, and to become advocates for this expanding population as mental health providers in most mental health situations.

Course Description

Module 1. Counseling Aging Seniors Introduction
Module 2. Typical Mental Health Conditions of Aging Seniors
Module 3. Aging Seniors and SUDS
Module 4. Evidence Based Treatments for Aging Seniors
Module 5. Use of MBSR with Aging Seniors
Module 6. ESBT-Motivational Interviewing with Aging Seniors
Module 7. Dealing with Alzheimer’s when Working with Aging Seniors
Module 8. Helping Aging Seniors Deal with Grief
Module 9. Reminiscence Therapy with Aging Seniors
Module 10. Retirement for Aging Seniors
Module 11. Wellness Program for Aging Seniors
Module 12. Dealing with COVID-19 with Aging Seniors
Module 13. Medicare Coverage for Mental Health Services Provided to Aging Seniors
Module 14. Logistics of Paperwork when Dealing with Medicare
Module 15. Assessments required by Medicare in getting an Aging Senior approved for Mental Health Services
Module 16. Three Obstacles to Overcome Aging Seniors in Counseling Aging Seniors
Module 17. A 12 Step Approach to Counseling Aging Seniors
Module 18. Advocating for Aging Seniors a Priority for Mental Health Providers