Dr. Dina Hartzell, human sciences and interdisciplinary studies faculty member, will speak at Nature, Health and Ecology: A Forum on Well-Being and the Environment in Portland on June 1, 2013.
Department of Human Sciences
MSW, George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University
BSW, Carroll College
Special Topics in Gerontology: Aging and the Family
After working as a mental health therapist and geriatric care manager for over 30 years, Ruth Cohen has incredible insight and understanding of the stresses and concerns expressed by those who are growing older, their families and caregivers. Her special interests include ethical issues in care giving, end-of-life quality, and communication in families. Ruth is a former president of the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers and former president of the Oregon Gerontological Association.