Helpful Links and Resources

Helpful Links and Resources:

Organizations and Associations:

GeroCentral
https://gerocentral.org/

Council of Professional Geropsychology Training Programs (CoPGTP)
http://copgtp.org/

Psychologists in Long-Term Care (PLTC)
http://www.pltcweb.org/index.php

National Council on Aging
https://www.ncoa.org/

APA Division 12-II: Society of Clinical Geropsychology
https://www.geropsychology.org/

APA Division 20: Adult Development and Aging
http://www.apadivisions.org/division-20/

APA Division 22: Rehabilitation Psychology
https://division-rehabpsych.squarespace.com/

APA Division 38: Society for Health Psychology
https://societyforhealthpsychology.org/

APA Division 40: The Society for Clinical Neuropsychology

Alzheimer’s Association
https://www.alz.org/

Geropsychology/Long-Term Care Competencies:

Guidelines for psychological practice with older adults
http://www.apa.org/pubs/journals/features/older-adults.pdf

Attitudes, Knowledge and Skill Competencies for Practice in Professional Geropsychology
http://copgtp.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Geropsychology-competencies.pdf

Psychological Services in Long-Term Care: A resource Guide
http://www.apa.org/pi/aging/resources/guides/long-term-care.pdf

Practitioners Working with Older Adults: What Mental Health Providers Should Know About Working with Older Adults
http://www.apa.org/pi/aging/resources/guides/practitioners-should-know.aspx

Blueprint for Change: Achieving Integrated Health Care for an Aging Population
http://www.apa.org/pi/aging/programs/integrated/integrated-healthcare-report.pdf

Cognitive Assessment Resources:

Guidelines for the Evaluation of Dementia and Age-Related Cognitive Change:
http://www.apa.org/pubs/journals/features/dementia-age.pdf

Assessment of Older Adults with Diminished Capacity: A Handbook for Psychologists
http://www.apa.org/pi/aging/programs/assessment/capacity-psychologist-handbook.pdf

Dementia Associations
http://teepasnow.com/resources/dementia-specific-organizations/

Multicultural Competencies:

Multicultural Competency in Geropsychology
http://copgtp.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/multicultural-competency-geropsychology.pdf

Aging and Human Sexuality Resource Guide:
http://www.apa.org/pi/aging/resources/guides/sexuality.aspx

Behavioral Management Resources:

Use of Nonpharmacological Interventions Among Nursing Home Residents with Dementia
https://ps.psychiatryonline.org/doi/pdf/10.1176/appi.ps.53.11.1397

Managing Behaviors Associated with Dementia: Resource Guide for Healthcare Professionals
https://www.resourcesforintegratedcare.com/sites/default/files/Dementia_Resource_Guide_for_Healthcare_Professionals.pdf

Treatment Resources:

Psychotherapy and Older Adults Resource Guide
http://www.apa.org/pi/aging/resources/guides/psychotherapy.aspx

Older Adults and Insomnia Resource Guide
http://www.apa.org/pi/aging/resources/guides/insomnia.aspx

Depression and Suicide in Older Adults Resource Guide:
http://www.apa.org/pi/aging/resources/guides/depression.aspx

Behavioral Medicine:

Behavior Matters (2011)
http://www.sbm.org/UserFiles/file/BehaviorMattersAJPM2011.pdf