Chicago Bridge Event March 31st 6-8pm

“Evolution of Therapeutic Family Mediation: Helping Aging Families with Challenges and Changes.”

Wednesday March 31st 6-8pm

Loyola University Chicago, School of Social Work,

111 E. Pearson, Rm. 1201

THIS EVENT HAS ALREADY TAKEN PLACE: but you can still get in on the action. Read and learn about what the event, and review Marcia’s presentation by reading the blog post, “Evolution of Family Therapeutic Mediation.”

Marcia Spira, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Director Institute for Intergenerational Study and Practice will be presenting for the group.

The topic will be on working with the families of older adults. This presentation will help participants understand the fundamentals of family mediation as an innovative practice skill which combines elements of family therapy and family mediation.  Case examples will be used to illustrate how the techniques help families of older persons face the challenges of declining health and changes that occur within families over time. Parking: Street has metered parking; also parking lots around the area (may or may not be validated) CTA: Red line, Chicago stop Refreshments: This month the location is unable to provide food so we are asking for a $5.00 donation for pizza and salad. Please RSVP to carmen.knight@yahoo.com Hope to see you there! A big thanks to Pierrebedat for sharing this great picture with the world and for our use.

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Jaimie is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Chicago, IL and received her Master’s in Social Work from Loyola University Chicago. Jaimie is the Care Pathway Coordinator at the Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer's Disease Center of Northwestern University. In this role, Jaimie works with patients and families living with a diagnosis of dementia in the Neurobehavior and Memory Clinic. Jaimie is the Manager of the Chicago Bridge blog and is a member of the board of directors for Chicago's Society of Social Work Leadership in Health Care.

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