Presented by experts in health and ageing, the webinars cover a wide range of issues related to working with older adults such as cognitive impairment, life-stage transitions, late-life emotional experiences and psychosocial approaches for aged care residents and their families.

Webinar schedule 2022

Our webinars are free and open to anyone. They are conducted on Zoom from 4.45–6pm Melbourne/Sydney time. 

Module Presenter Date

Issues in rural and regional aged care in Australia

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Dr Sue Wilson and panel Friday 4 March

Introduction to counselling approaches in residential aged care settings

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Mark Silver and panel Friday 18 March

Cognitive behavioural therapy for older adults

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Dr Deborah Koder Friday 1 April

Conducting research in residential aged care: benefits, challenges and lessons learned

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Dr Jo Walsoszek Friday 29 April

Trauma-focused treatments with older adults

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Dr Monica Cations Friday 13 May

The Office of the Public Advocate: powers of attorneys and understanding capacity

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Katie Riceputo Friday 27 May

Technological solutions for residents in aged care

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Dr Tanya Petrovich Friday 10 June

Recognising and responding to elder abuse

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Gary Ferguson and Jacinta Woehl Friday 24 June

Reminiscence therapy

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Professor Sunil Bhar Friday 8 July

End of life and palliative care: what you need to know

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Dr Dianne Clifton and Sheena Appleyard Friday 22 July

Volunteering and the digital story program

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Rebecca Collins and panel Friday 5 August

Stroke: what you need to know

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Boroondara Stroke Support Group Friday 19 August

Grief and loss

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Chris Hall Friday 2 September
Neuropsychological aspects of dementia Dr Luke Smith Friday 16 September

Parkinson's disease: what you need to know

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Victor McConvey  Friday 14 October

Living with significant health issues: a life story perspective

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Professor Richard Freadman and panel Friday 28 October
Dementia: an introduction Denise Wissmann Friday 11 November
Art, dance and music therapy programs with older adults Xanthe Golenko, Jackie Burden and Zara Thompson Friday 25 November

Intergenerational programs in aged care

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Mark Silver and panel Friday 9 December
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Frequently asked questions

No, unfortunately we are unable to issue certificates of attendance.

The webinars are conducted online through Zoom. You need to have access to a phone or a computer. You also need internet connection to see the presentation slides and the speaker, but you can hear the webinar live through a phone by dialling the number provided.

To register for a webinar, please go to the registration form by clicking the relevant link in the webinar schedule. Registrations are generally open two weeks before the webinar.

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