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Bibliotherapy as an Intervention for Family Caregivers of Patients Diagnosed with Dementia (.1 CEUs)

For decades, bibliotherapy has been used successfully to treat addiction, PTSD, childhood and adult trauma, and mental illness. This session will discuss the history of bibliotherapy, evidence-based practice in the field of RT, and how graphic medicine, a newer form of bibliotherapy was used as an intervention for family caregivers of the adult day health participants diagnosed with dementia.

Upon completion of the module, participants will be able to:
1. Outline the history of bibliotherapy and graphic medicine
2. Recognize the benefits of bibliotherapy as an RT intervention
3. Execute a bibliotherapy intervention with caregivers of family members diagnosed with dementia