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    • The Children's Center, 350 South 400 East, Salt Lake City, Utah 84111

    The monthly UPA Board meeting.

    • September 28, 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • LDS Hospital: Huntsman Education Center, E 8th Ave & C Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84143
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    The Utah Psychological Association Presents:

    Aging: Biopsychosocial Perspectives

    Presented by: Kelly Davis Garrett, PhD

    Friday, September 28, 2018
    Registration: 8:30 A.M.

    Workshop:  9:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M. 

    6.0 CE Hours

    Overview: 

    The Silver Tsunami is on shore; older adults are among the most prevalent consumers of health care resources.  While older adults represent a widely heterogeneous group, a common experience is the interpersonal and intrapersonal changes (often losses) in virtually every facet we can imagine.  Seniors’ responses to these challenges vary widely-- from resilience to morbidity and despair.  As psychologists, we are uniquely positioned to explore and understand the biopsychosocial phenomena of aging, as well as provide insight and support to seniors through clinical services, research, and advocacy.
     
    This intermediate level course will provide an overview of the silos of aging:  neurology, psychopathology, cognitive/neuropsychology, endocrine, substance use/misuse/abuse, decision-making/capacity, interpersonal (e.g., dependence/independence, caregiving, bereavement, loneliness), intrapersonal (self-efficacy, selective optimization/compensation, identity), and cultural contexts.  Treatment approaches will be highlighted, with a focus on local resources to enrich comprehensive treatment planning.  Participants will have opportunities to reflect on the didactic presentations-- and deepen their learning-- by collaboratively applying their knowledge to a series of cases in small groups.
    Learning Objectives

    Learning Objectives:

    Participants will:

    • Be able to cite the biopsychosocial approach to the older adult.
    • Be conversant in the typical and atypical aging trajectories of neurology, psychopathology, cognitive, endocrine systems.
    • Become aware of local resources to enhance treatment plans and opportunities for research and advocacy impacting older adults.
    • Improve case conceptualization and treatment planning skills with older adults by working in small groups with other participants.
    • Expand and deepen their professional network with “rubber hits the road” practice in applying biopsychosocial aging concepts in small groups of UPA members/friends.

    Presenter Biography: 


    Kelly Davis Garrett, PhD

    Neuropsychologist, Intermountain Healthcare and Rocky Mountain MS Clinic

    Kelly Davis Garrett is a graduate of Lewis and Clark College (1995), and Drexel University where she earned a Master of Science in 1999 and a PhD in 2002. She completed an internship in neuropsychology at Brown University and fellowship in neuropsychology at Utah State University at the Cache County Study on Memory, Health and Aging. Since 2004, she has worked at Intermountain Healthcare, specializing in neuropsychological assessment and cognitive care planning with older adults in neuro-rehabilitation, geriatrics, and internal medicine/integrated primary care settings. She was one of the architects of Intermountain’s care process model for Mild Cognitive Impairment and dementia, as well as its Late Career Physician program, which supports the credentialing of medical staff who are in their 70s and beyond. In 2018, she joined the Rocky Mountain MS/Neurology clinic, located on the LDS Hospital campus. She is a co-developer of the Philadelphia repeatable verbal learning test - English, Mandarin, Czech, and Farsi versions - as well as the cognitive vital signs tracker on the MS Care Connect app. 

    Fees:

    Early Bird Registration:

    UPA Member Early Bird: $125
    Non Member Early Bird: $225
    Early Bird Registration expires on 9/22/2018, one week prior to the event.

    Regular Registration:

    UPA Member: $150
    Non Member: $250
    UPA Student Member: $15
    Student Non Member: $45

    Location:

    LDS Hospital: Huntsman Education Center
    E 8th Ave & C Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84143

    How to register:

    Online: visit www.utpsych.org
    Telephone: Call Teresa Bruce at 801-410-0337
    Mail: Mail check to UPA, 5442 South 900 East, Ste. 512, SLC, UT  84117.
    On-site: Day of event, registration begins at 8:30 AM

    Not a member of UPA? Please consider joining. UPA has historically helped define the role of psychology in Utah and continues to play a strong role in making sure that psychologist have a voice in State legislation, licensing changes, and scope of practice. There are some very real challenges over the next several years that will require the support of as many psychologists as possible. Please visit www.utpsych.org or call (801) 410-0337 to join.

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July 13, 2017 UPA Executive Meeting
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May 12, 2017 Utah Psychological Association Annual Meeting
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April 14, 2017 UPA Board Meeting
April 14, 2017 UPA Executive Meeting
April 10, 2017 Don’t forget about sleep: Incorporating assessment and treatment of sleep into busy practices
April 07, 2017 Archetypology of Everyday Life Presents: “Jung, Facilitated Affective Imagery and Numinosity: A Guided Imagery Workshop for Clinicians” by Dr. Noel Gardner”
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March 13, 2017 Loan Repayment and Forgiveness Programs
March 10, 2017 Concussion and Post-Concussion Syndrome – Overview and Management by Dr. Angela Eastvold
February 17, 2017 Eating Disorders. Presented by Dr. Lindsey Ricciardi
February 13, 2017 Spiritually Integrated Psychotherapy
February 10, 2017 UPA Board Meeting
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March 18, 2016 Psychopharmacology Update
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November 13, 2015 Telepsychology: Use of Technology in Supervision and Service Delivery
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August 22, 2015 Webinar: Culturally Competent Supervision
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January 23, 2015 Continuing Education: Brief Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Suicidality
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