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Dementia Forum 2020

*As UMBC acts on guidance from the University System of Maryland and public health leaders working to limit the spread of COVID-19, the University is cancelling events and meetings scheduled to take place at UMBC, effective Thursday, March 12 at least until Sunday, April 5, 2020. This event will be rescheduled and the new date will be communicated as soon as possible. Please email with any questions about the Dementia Forum. 

Resiliency: A Dementia Perspective

The New Date and Location of This Meeting is TBD

Participants in this forum will explore the concept of resilience and dementia. The speakers will provide an overview of dementia, a discussion of resilience among persons living with dementia and their care partners, and a synopsis of the role of the person-centered approach in promoting resilience. This forum is applicable to health care professionals, formal and informal caregivers, and advocates. 


Keynote Speaker and UMBC Alumna:

Dr. Crystal Watkins, MD, PhD, ’95, Biological Sciences
The Memory Clinic, Neuropsychiatry Program
Sheppard Pratt Health System


Dr. Louise M. Murray, EdD, MA, BSc, Erickson School of Aging Studies 

Lauren Price, LCSW-C, CounterPoint Health Services

Lisa Roeder, LCSW- C, Charlestown Retirement Community

Sheryl Parrish, LCSW- C, Charlestown Retirement Community


$30 for the half-day workshop with a certificate of completion (without Continuing Education Credits).

$60 for the half-day workshop with either Nursing Home Administrator or Social Work Continuing Education Credits.

Registration includes breakfast, snack, and a certificate. Parking is available and free of charge.


For information or questions about the program, please contact:
Jamie Jaegers | | 443-543-5628

*NOTE: The Dementia Forum has been approved for 3.5 Continuing Education Credits with the National Association of Long Term Care Administration Board (NAB) and the MD Board of Social Work Examiners (BSWE).


Social Work CEUs offered by Charlestown Community, Inc., an authorized sponsor by the Board of Social Work Examiners.