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Welcome to the 2021 IPA Virtual Congress online program: Inclusion, Creativity and Rights- The Future of Mental Health Care for Older Adults.

CLICK HERE to access LIVE programs each day:
  1 November    18 November     23 November
  1 December    10 December

Recordings of all LIVE programs will be available on 16 December

REGISTRATION is still open for the LIVE programs (& includes access to recordings)

 


The 2021 Congress Abstract Book is now available for download.


CLICK HERE to access ON-DEMAND content.


All ON-DEMAND Symposia, Free/ Orals, and Posters will be available for viewing from 10 November 2021 through 31 May 2022.



IPA Webinar Series are educational events on topics both timely and relevant to the field of older adult mental health. These webinars include formal presentations by featured international speakers with specific learning objectives.
Organizers welcome topic suggestions for upcoming programs and you can submit ideas to the IPA Secretariat via email to info@ipa-online.org.


The new IPA international Journal Club (JC) offers a virtual approach to the time honored tradition of medical Journal Clubs. The JC will highlight top research in the field, providing a platform for researchers and clinicians around the world to discuss their work with a community interested in advancing " Better Mental Health for Older People." The Journal Club will offer four programs throughout the academic year.



In partnership with the Alzheimer's Association, this Global Perspectives on Mental Health of Older Adults: A Primer for Clinicians course consists of 12 seminars covering a broad expanse of topics relating to older adult mental health. Each seminar includes CME upon completion. IPA and ISTAART members have free access to the course. If you are not a member of these organizations you can choose to either join, or pay a nominal fee to view the programs. Click here to learn more and register for the programs now.




IPA's Early Career Network (ECN) strives to create a robust international network of early career professionals across disciplines, both researchers and clinicians, capable of supporting each other, helping compensate local needs. Click to find their latest programming, both live and recorded. If you're interested in joining the ECN as an early career professional, please check out their webpage for an application today.



Launched in October 2021, this latest program features 'controversial topics' in older adult mental health presented by global thought leaders. As technology speeds up and opens access to information, it also increases the dissemination of opinions. The new IPA Debate Series aims to share trans-cultural viewpoints as well as foster open discussion among participants to further enhance research and clinical care.



In 2018, IPA collaborated with the Institute of Cognitive Neurology (INECO) Foundation in Buenos Aires, Argentina to create a Spanish-language online course to provide initial training in psychogeriatrics to address growing needs of the ageing population in Latin America. Formerly offered as a live, paid course in 2018 & 2019, these recorded lectures are now available at no charge to all IPA member. Registration and access opening soon.