GER-710 Geropsychological Consultation

This course prepares the student to consult with families, professionals, service agencies, communities, and legal systems in the area of geropsychology. The student will learn how to work within an interdisciplinary care team and will become conversant with relevant ethical and legal standards and social policies. Consideration is given to issues of cross-cultural understanding and communication in consulting and collaborating with diverse groups of professionals and clients.

Note: The major course topics are based in part on the Pike's Peak Geropsychology Knowledge and Skill Assessment Tool (Council of Professional Geropsychology Professional Training Programs, 2008).

Credits: 3

Offered in Oct 2020, Apr 2021

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