Strategies for Working with Seniors and People with Complex Needs

Strategies for Working with Seniors and People with Complex Needs
Fri, July 12, 2019 - 9:30 am to Wed, July 17, 2019 - 4:30 pm (EST) 

Two Day Training: July 12 & July 17 

This comprehensive workshop helps attendees build understanding, skills, and empathy for working with aging adults, persons who have complex medical needs and people with intellectual disabilities. Attendees learn how to best support the “Proactive Health Care” needs of seniors in the following areas: Physical, Emotional, and Cognitive. Attendees will learn and practice concrete skill-based techniques that can be used to develop a Senior Program and train staff.

At the end of this course, attendees will:

Learn the 4 Factors of Aging
Learn supports and preventative practices
Learn positioning and transfers
Identify Proactive Health Care needs: Physical, Emotional, Cognitive
Understand sensory changes that seniors face and the impact on their daily living
Adapt environmental changes needed to support an aging adult
Develop quality (interesting, fun, therapeutic, and functional) activities

Target Audience

Human Service Professionals

Dates & Time

7/12/19 & 7/17/19

9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., both days


YAI Central Office

460 West 34th Street

11th Floor

New York, NY 10001


Cancellation Policy

A cancellation request must be received 10 business days prior to a scheduled training in order to receive a refund.

The YAI Center for Professional Development reserves the right to cancel a training due to low enrollment numbers. Registrants will be notified at least 2 business days prior to the scheduled training and a full refund will be issued.