Trainer: Ruben Rivera-Jackman, MNP
This session will provide basic information regarding mental health conditions and the behaviors associated with untreated mental health conditions and provide strategies for addressing such behaviors in independent living communities..
At the completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:
1. Enhance their knowledge of mental health conditions;
2. Increase awareness of treatment and medication options; and,
3. Identify tips and resources for responding to challenging behaviors
Ruben Rivera-Jackman, MNPL, speaker, trainer and nonprofit leadership consultant, has an accomplished 25+ year career as a nonprofit leader, with practical experience in, and solid understanding of, a diverse range of management, program development and service delivery applications. Mr. Rivera-Jackman has a passion for working with, and advocating on behalf of, older adults, and has a natural ability for providing instruction and training for adult learners. In February 2017, Ruben accepted a new opportunity to serve as the new Director of Resident Services for the Senior Housing Assistance Group (SHAG), one of the largest non-profit affordable housing providers in the Puget Sound area. SHAG manages 41 LIHTC communities serving over 5,000 older-adult households. He previously served for 12 years as a Senor Resident Services Manager at the King County Housing Authority. Mr. Rivera-Jackman was the recipient of the 2011 American Association of Service Coordinators (AASC).