Contact Hours: 2

Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes


  • Define cognitive impairment
  • Explore symptoms of cognitive impairment in 
    • Alzheimer’s
    • Dementias
    • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
  • Review APA Treatment Guidelines for counselors working with persons with Alzheimer’s
  • Identify methods for effective communication
  • Learn how to handle difficult behaviors
  • Identify specific issues and interventions for a person with a FASD