The following resources are designed for social workers in all care settings who want to provide the best care for people living with Parkinson’s disease. Below you’ll find a list of educational materials, including webinars, podcast episodes and fact sheets which we encourage you to share with your patients and colleagues.
You will additionally find resources to advance your professional education, including our online course and in-person training.
Resources for your patients:
- Parkinson’s Disease: Frequently Asked Questions
- Caring and Coping, A Caregiver’s Guide to Parkinson’s Disease
- 10 Early Warning Signs of PD
- About Parkinson’s Disease
- Anxiety and PD
- Brain Donation
- Combatting Depression
- Depression and PD, a Non-Drug Treatment Option
- Driving and PD
- Educational Resources Fact Sheet
- Finding a Specialist
- Impulse Control
- Intimacy and PD
- My Parent has Parkinson’s. What Does it Mean?
- Parkinson’s and your Children
- The Role of Hospice
- Women and PD
- Sleep Problems
Expert Briefing Webinars
- When Care Comes to You: Tips for Using Home Health Aides, PTs and OTs
Presenter: Julie Hershberg, PT, DPT, NCS, University of Southern California
- Non-motor Symptoms: What’s New?
Presenter: Ronald Pfeiffer, MD, Oregon Health and Sciences University, OHSU Parkinson Center, Parkinson’s Foundation Center of Excellence
- Advanced PD and Palliative Care in the 21st Century
Janis M. Miyasaki, MD, MEd, FRCPC, FAAN, Director, Parkinson and Movement Disorders Program, University of Alberta
- Mental Health and PD
Presenter: Laura Marsh, MD Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology, Baylor College of Medicine
- Depression and PD: Treatment Options
Presenter: Roseanne D. Dobkin, PhD, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
- Parenting and Parkinson’s: Raising Children While Living with PD
Guest Speaker: Elaine Book, MSW, Pacific Parkinson’s Research Centre, University of British Columbia
- Changing the Hospital Experience through Aware in Care
Guest Speaker: Annie Wallis, MSW, Parkinson’s Foundation
- More Than a Movement Disorder: Addressing Mood and Coping
Guest Speaker: Jessica Shurer, MSW, LCS, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Resources for you:
For more insights on this topic, listen to our podcast episode “The Healing Power of Social Work”.