LSU professor, Maccio, tackles LGBTQ issues and dementia


Dr. Elaine M. Maccio gave a presentation entitled "LGBTQ People with Dementia and their Caregivers," sponsored by Alzheimer's Services, to mental health professionals on July 6, 2017 at the East Baton Rouge main library.

Over the past 15 years, Dr. Maccio has taught 23 different courses in 18 content areas at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels. Her teaching interests include LGBT issues, cultural diversity, mental health diagnosis, and social work practice. To that end, she has developed three undergraduate courses and one graduate course, as well as the LGBTQ Studies Minor

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The College of Human Sciences & Education (CHSE) is a nationally accredited division of Louisiana State University. The college is comprised of the School of Education, the School of Leadership & Human Resource Development, the School of Kinesiology, the School of Information Studies, the School of Social Work, and the University Laboratory School. These combined schools offer 8 undergraduate degree programs, 18 graduate programs, and 7 online graduate degree programs, enrolling more than 2,020 undergraduate and 879 graduate students. The College is committed to achieving the highest standards in teaching, research, and service and is committed to improving quality of life across the lifespan.

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