CED Ability Grand Rounds Archives

Grand Rounds are an important teaching tool that helps our teams and other disability service providers keep up to date in evolving areas that may be directly related, or associated with our core practice. The CED hosts a variety of state and national experts to share information and provide opportunities for discussion.

The CED’s Ability Grand Rounds series take place once a month online by webinar and are open to all to participate.

September 8, 2020
"The Role of Functional Impairment in Depression and Suicidal Behavior Among Older Adults"

Presenter: Dr. Amy Fiske
Director of Clinical Training
Associate Professor, Clinical Psychology
West Virginia University

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of the presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Describe a lifespan developmental framework for understanding the associations among functional impairments, depression, and suicidal behavior in older adults.
  • Characterize the associations between functional impairment and depression or suicidal behavior among older adults.
  • Identify factors that may moderate or mediate associations between functional impairment and depression or suicidal behavior among older adults.
  • Discuss implications for the prevention of depression and suicidal behavior among older adults

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