This 1 hour webinar will review the symptoms of anxiety and depression, two of the most common mental health disorders seen among older adults. It will also cover the administration and scoring of two evidence-based screening tools, the Patient Health Questionnaire 9 (PHQ-9) and Generalized Anxiety Disorder Scale 7 (GAD-7). Suicide among older adults will be discussed as well as steps that can be taken for seeking help and treatment.
Presenter: Jocelyn Chen Wise, LCSW, MPH
Project Director, Fuqua Center for Late-Life Depression
Treatment Resistant Depression Clinic
The National Association of Social Workers – Georgia Chapter has approved this event for 1 Core hour.