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Empowering Older Adults

Event number: 17635
Presenter(s): Professor Peter Lichtenberg

The Psychology & Ageing Interest Group is bringing together psychologists and other health professionals to discuss practice research and education in a biennial event. This year the event will be held at the University of Queensland. Come and join us and share your work, we are now calling for abstracts.

Key Dates

Call for Submissions close: was 31 July 2017 now extended to 14 August 2017

Early bird registrations close: 31 August 2017

We are fortunate to have Professor Peter Lichtenberg presenting his work on balancing autonomy and protection for older adults.

Title of presentation: “Alzheimer's disease, Psychology and the Law: New Assessments in Financial Decision Making and Exploitation”

Optional Dinner with Professor Peter Lichtenberg

PAIG is pleased to offer the option of having dinner with our keynote speaker, Prof Peter Lichtenberg on Friday 6th October from 6pm. Numbers will be strictly limited, so register now

About the presenter(s)

Peter A. Lichtenberg, Ph.D., ABPP is the Director of The Institute of Gerontology and the Merrill Palmer Skillman Institute and Professor of Psychology at Wayne State University in Detroit He is particularly interested in the area of intersection between financial capacity and financial exploitation; finding ways to balance autonomy and protection for older adults. In 2013 he published the first nationally representative study on predictors of older adult scam victims. He recently completed the creation of the Lichtenberg Financial Decision Making Rating Scale, and the Lichtenberg Financial Decision Screening Scale: He has authored 7 books and over 200 scientific articles and book chapters in Geropsychology including being the senior editor for the American Psychological Association’s Handbook of Clinical Geropsychology.


Online registration

St Lucia

University of Queensland
corner of Thynne Road and Sir William MacGregor Drive
St Lucia, QLD 4067
Start date: 6/10/2017
End date: 7/10/2017
Time: 9.00am - 5.00pm


Early bird pricing available until 31 August 2017, save $50 on below prices

APS member & PAIG subscribers $220
APS student members & PAIG student subscribers $170
Non APS member $270

Registration closes 29 Sep 2017, please contact the organiser after this time


APS - Psychology and Ageing Interest Group - National Committee
The Psychology and Ageing Interest Group (PAIG) is one of many specialty interest groups to which psychologists who are members of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) can belong. PAIG is currently the sixth largest of the APS interest groups.
Contact Colleen Doyle
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