Effective communication Strategies
This workshop will explore how communication takes place when someone has Alzheimer’s. You’ll also learn to decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with dementia and identify strategies to help you connect and communicate at each stage of the disease.
Jess Paul Ambiee, LCSW
Jess is a clinical social worker at the Cognitive Disorders Center in the Mulva Clinic for the Neurosciences at UT Health Austin. He works within an interprofessional collaborative practice and specializes in providing support to individuals living with cognitive disorders and their family care partners. His professional focus has been in psychotherapy, grief and loss, advanced care planning, and end-of-life care. Jess is an advanced certified hospice and palliative social worker, an assistant professor of practice at the Steve Hicks School of Social Work at UT-Austin, and also serves as a volunteer community educator with the Alzheimer’s Association.