Event Registration - Indiana Psychological Association
Homestudy Program: The Role of Psychologists in an Integrated Delivery System Designed for Geriatric Neuropsychiatric Patients in Long-Term Care SettingsĀ (Heiser & Posar, orig. 11.19.2020)
1/1/2021 - 12/31/2050

Location: Virtual Event

Event Description

We are pleased that you are interested in IPA's (new for 2021) Homestudy Continuing Education Programs!

This process is straightforward:  Watch the recording. Complete the evaluation and pass the short test. Receive CE certificate via email.

After registering you will receive a confirmation email, including a critical link and confirmation code. At the very bottom of the email message, you will find an Attendee Confirmation Code for (name) and a link to Log in to event portal at (link). Once logged in, you will see instructions and links to the recording as well as the evaluation and test.


Originally offered as:
IPA 2020 Virtual Fall Conference
1.5 Hour of Category I CE credit

Thursday, November 19th, 2020, 3:00-4:30 p.m. ET

The Role of Psychologists in an Integrated Delivery System Designed for Geriatric Neuropsychiatric Patients in Long-Term Care Settings 
This purpose of this presentation is to discuss three central challenges related to the psychological treatment of geriatric and neuropsychiatric patients living in long-term care settings, and the importance of Psychology in diagnosing and treating these patients. These challenges include:
1.  Diagnostic Challenges and Concerns  
2.  Development of a comprehensive treatment plan to treat Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD)
3.  Treatment protocols due to the typical course of decompensation

Learning Objectives
By completing this program, participants will able to:
1.  describe the role of psychological assessment in establishing initial diagnosis in the geriatric and neuropsychiatric population
2.  explain assessment in specific supportive treatment of neurodegenerative disorders
3.  discuss the role of anticipatory non-insight based psychological interventions

Presenter:  Daniel Heiser, Psy.D., HSPP
Dr. Heiser received his Doctoral Degree in Clinical Psychology from The Adler School of Professional Psychology (now called Adler University) in Chicago in 2004.  He began his clinical work with Vanguard Eldercare Medical Group in 2006 and has served as the Director of Psychological Services since 2008.  Dr. Heiser , Workers that provide Behavioral Health Services in over 240 Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities.  For over a decade, Dr. Heiser has specialized in providing comprehensive Psychological Services to older adults and those living with neurocognitive and psychiatric challenges.  In addition, he developed the current psychological clinical model implemented by Vanguard Psychology Staff in these settings.

Dr. Daniel Heiser

Presenter:  Steven Posar, M.D.
From its inception more than 15 years ago, Dr. Posar and Vanguard Eldercare have provided an unmatched level of medical care and innovation to the underserved geriatric population. Dr. Posar recognized the demand for integrated psychiatric, neurological, medical, and psychological health care to adult and elderly patients with neurological and/or behavioral illness. Dr. Posar's robust experience as both a Gerontologist and entrepreneur have helped elevate the standard of care provided to this often forgotten population.

Dr. Steven Posar

Special Note to Conference Attendees
The Indiana Psychological Association (IPA) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Indiana Psychological Association maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
Indiana State Psychology Board and Indiana Behavioral Health Board:
  • IPA is an approved provider of Category I continuing education for psychologists.
  • IPA is an approved provider of Category I continuing education for LSW, LCSW, LMFT, LMHC, LMFTA, LCAC and LAC.
Licensees must judge the program’s relevance to their professional practice. 

Please note that APA rules require that credit be given only to those who attend the entire workshop.  Those arriving more than 15 minutes after the scheduled start time or leaving early will not receive CE credits.  Partial credit cannot be given. We ask that all participants complete the post-program evaluation form and homestudy test at the conclusion of the program.
CE certificates will be distributed via email within two weeks after a passing test (75+%) is submitted. 
Registration Fees
IPA New, Premier, Platinum, & Emeritus-Practicing - $10
IPA Basic, Academic, Emeritus-Retired, & Affiliate Members - $15
Non-Members - Psychologists & Other Professionals $30