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2016 Mid-Year Conference

February 7–9, 2016

San Antonio, Texas

Evidence Based Intervention Health and Wellness Program for Older Adults

Monday, February 8, 2016 at 1:30 PM–3:00 PM CST
Trinity (30 Classroom)
Session Description

Evidence Based Intervention (EBI) Health, Wellness and Prevention programs offer proven ways to promote health and wellness among older adults. Older adults who participate in EBI programs can lower their risk falls and improve long-term effects of chronic diseases, as well as providing skills and techniques for improving quality of life.
Three specific Evidence Based Intervention programs for Older Adults will be discussed and participants will learn about where to find resources in their communities for EBI programs that are most appropriate for older adults.

Learning Outcomes - Provide three measurable learning objectives for the session that relate to the NCTRC Job Anaylsis.

1)  Explain the three levels of criteria for Evidence Based Intervention

2)  Give three examples of Evidence Based Intervention programs for Older Adults

3)  Identify three resources for Evidence Based Intervention for Older Adults

Detailed Session Outline - Include time spent on each portion of the outline. An example is given in the help text.

Definition of Evidence Based Intervention programs according to ACL..5 minutes
Explanation of Title III-D funding for EBI programs…5 minutes
Discussion of 3 levels of criteria for EBI funding…5 minutes
Examples of 3 EBI programs for Older Adults…60 minutes
a)    A Matter of Balance – fall prevention program
b)    Stress Busting Program for Family Caregivers
c)    Chronic Disease Self-Management Program
5. Resources for EBI programs…15 minutes

NCTRC Job Analysis.

Implementation: Selection of programs, Modalities and/or interventions

Target Audience
New Graduates/New Professionals
Mid-Career Professionals
Seasoned Professionals


Elizabeth M. Salinas, M.Ed., C.T.R.S, TRS/TXC, Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area