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Loyola University Chicago

School of Social Work

Annual Summer Institute on Aging

“Therapeutic Interventions for Older Individuals, Couples, Families,& Groups”


August 4th through 8th, 2014

9:00 am to 4:00pm;

Registration & Coffee at 8:30am, Lunch on your own


Loyola University Chicago, Lewis Towers (111 E. Pearson)  

Regents Hall, 16th floor


Presented by: Presented by Marcia Spria, PhD &

Darby Morhardt, PhD

6.0 CEUs per day


Guest lectures from experts – Practice techniques – Network with professionals and peers!



• Understanding the application of different

intervention modalities to work with older adults, couples, families, and groups

• Developing improved decision making regarding choices of modalities in work with older adults

• Developing skills to integrate methods and

modalities in work with older adults and families regarding care plans, management of chronic illness, dementia, and more


Day 1~ Aug 4th.  Narrative and storytelling.

Day 2 ~ Aug 5th. Cognitive behavioral interventions ..forming relationships and completing tasks

Day 3 ~ Aug 6th. Psychodynamic interventions..using relationships as a vehicle for Chang

Day 4 ~ Aug 7th. Creativity ..use of music, art, writing and improvisational techniques

Day 5 ~ Aug 8th. Integrative methods in the creation of a program



General admission: $90/day

Alumni: $60/day

Field instructors or Adjunct faculty: $30/day


 Register here


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