Psychopathology in Older Adults | OA Track, Mental Health Institute

NOTE: This event is specifically for Washington State attendees who are part of the behavioral health workforce.

This session is part of the Older Adults track of the Mental Health Institute.


Mental health providers working with older adults must have an understanding of the presentation of mental illness in older adults. This workshop will provide information on mental illnesses commonly occurring in late life and skills related to distinguishing mental and physical illness, and differentiating depression, delirium, and dementia. 

Contact hours will be available for participants who attend the entire session. The University of Washington is an approved provider of continuing education for DOH licensed social workers, licensed mental health counselors, licensed marriage and family therapists, psychologists, chemical dependency professionals, nurses and physicians under the provisions of: WAC 246-809-610, WAC 246-809-620,WAC 246-811-200, WAC 246-840-210, WAC 246-919-460 and WAC 246-924-240.


Session is 2-4pm PT

See more in the Older Adults (OA) track HERE 



Patrick Raue, PhD 

Patrick Raue

Patrick J. Raue, PhD is Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington. He received his PhD in Clinical Psychology from SUNY Stony Brook in 1995.Dr. Raue conducts NIMH-supported research on training non-specialists in behavioral interventions; patient preferences and shared decision-making approaches for depression; and the effectiveness of psychotherapy for older adults.Dr. Raue is Associate Director for Evidence-Based Psychosocial Interventions at the AIMS Center, and Director of the National Network of PST Clinicians, Trainers & Researchers. In these roles, he develops and leads implementation and training programs in a variety of behavioral health interventions.Dr. Raue’s clinical expertise includes the identification and management of mental health conditions in community and medical settings, including primary care and home health care.



 Leilani Feliciano, PhD

Leilani Feliciano, Ph.D. 

Leilani Feliciano, Ph.D. is a Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS). Dr. Feliciano has spent the past 20+ years working in interdisciplinary academic-community environments conducting applied research. Her research interests broadly target mental health and aging and underserved populations. Dr. Feliciano’s work relates to the intersection between health (e.g., diabetes, insomnia) and mental health concerns (e.g., depression, cognitive impairment). Her long-standing program of research has addressed depressive disorders, behavioral interventions, and the screening and assessment of cognitive impairment, sleep disorders, among others. This research involves an exploration of how psychological, behavioral and environmental factors may contribute to the development and management of physical and mental health conditions associated with aging. Dr. Feliciano is currently serving as the Director of Clinical Training at UCCS, has a history of federal funding for both research and the clinical training of doctoral students (HRSA GPE), and serves on the editorial board for several journals within the fields of aging, clinical psychology, and behavior analysis. 




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Starts: Mar 27, 2023 2:00 pm
Ends: Mar 27, 2023 4:00 pm
Registration Deadline
March 27, 2023
Event Type
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