JFCS has invited Marc Agronin, MD, to present a two-part seminar on March 10, 2015 at JFCS. The morning session will be for professionals, including social workers, psychologists, mental health counselors and nurses who work in the field of gerontology and want to learn or enhance skills in providing services to individuals and families struggling with issues related to dementia. The afternoon session will be for the lay public, specifically caregivers, who are caring for loved ones with dementia.
Dr. Agronin is a board-certified Adult and Geriatric Psychiatrist and is the Medical Director for Mental Health and Clinical Research at Miami Jewish Health Systems and an Affiliate Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Agronin has published numerous articles and is the author of “How We Age: A Doctor’s Journey into the Heart of Growing Old”. Collaborating with JFCS on this project is the Alzheimer’s Support Network. The Mental Health Association will provide CEUs for mental health professionals.