Aging and People with Dual Diagnoses - Level: Beginner
Carol Shkolnik, M.A., OH Department of Aging, Columbus, OH; Joyce Clemmons, M.A., OH Department of MR and DD, Columbus, OH; Kim Kehl, M.Ed., OH Association of County Behavioral Health Authority, Columbus, OH
Increasing longevity is adding a new dimension to the delivery of services to people with dual diagnoses who are aging. This session will describe the effect of this demographic shift on social policy and provide examples of ways that the behavioral health, MR/DD and aging services systems can work together to better serve this growing population.
Produced in 2006.