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Salon: Working with Elders - Meeting the Client where the Client Is

When:
Thursday, February 17, 2022, 7:00 PM until 9:00 PM
Additional Info:
Contact(s):
Elizabeth Conover
720-588-8375 (p)
 
Jennifer Gennaro Prokopchik
Category:
CSCSW Salon Series
Registration is temporarily unavailable
Payment In Full In Advance Only
No Fee
$45.00
No Fee

Summary:


Learning Objectives:
1. Understanding the developmental age of 70+
2. Learning about our own relationship to aging
3. Utilizing impromptu writing as a therapeutic tool

About the Presenters:
Ruth has been in private practice since 1987, first in Washington, DC and then in Denver (since 2008). She is the co-founder of "Retirement or WHAT NEXT" - groups for women going through the process of "retirement"- giving lectures, writing papers, holding workshops, and retreats in California, New Mexico, Maryland, Colorado, and Washington, DC. She has been a teacher/facilitator at OLLI (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute) for over 15 years both in DC and in Denver teaching psychology and impromptu writing. Currently, she is in private practice, created The Wisdom of Elderhood (https://www.elderhoodwisdom.org) and facilitating zoom groups for WOMEN OVER 65 exploring relevant issues over 6 week weekly sessions. She also volunteers for the THINGS I CARRY PROJECT offering pro bono help to first responders and health care workers. She is hoping to publish a book of poetry and has a photography website (liminalspace.com).

Who Can Attend this Event?
This event is free for active CSCSW. Non-members may attend for $45. Current social work students may attend for free after submitting proof of student status (copy of valid student id, current course schedule from registrar, etc).