Please select the webinar you would like to attend below. Each webinar is $14. Webinar registration closes one hour prior to start.  Your webinar login information will be emailed to you a minimum of 24 hours prior to webinar start time.

Minimizing Aggressive Behavior in Dementia Patients

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
1:00pm to 2:00pm (Eastern)
Mary Fridley, RN, BC presenting


1 SW, CM, NHA, and CDP credit available.
For CEU info: https://jenerationshealth.com/ceu-information/5-21-19-minimizingbehaviors-ceu-info/

Persons with Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia frequently exhibit behaviors that are difficult to understand, manage and treat. Perhaps the most challenging is when the patient acts out with physical or verbal aggression. This program will help professionals understand and prevent these behaviors. The program will also offer strategies for minimizing and eliminating aggressive behavior, increasing quality of life for the patient and making the caregiving experience less stressful for families.

This course is suitable for both beginning and intermediate levels. There is relevance as it provides information on stages of dementia and behaviors associated. It also applies to intermediate levels as it expands upon the introductory level, focusing on the strategies and insights into the causes and method for working with individuals as behaviors arise.


Suicide and the Older Adult

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
10:00am to 11:00am (Eastern)
Joanna Frankel, MSW, LCSW-C, presenting


1 SW, CM, CDP and NHA credit available.
For CEU info: https://jenerationshealth.com/ceu-information/5-21-19-suicide-ceu-info/

Suicide in the older adult is a growing concern. Those born between 1946 – 1964 are the largest aging population in this country and have created a “Silver Tsunami” that threatens to produce a health care and economic crisis. Add to this are normal and abnormal vulnerabilities that threaten physical, emotional, and psychosocial wellbeing. This webinar will address cause, risk factors, and best practices for screening and preventing suicide in the older adult.

This course is suitable for both beginning and intermediate levels. There is an introduction to mental health issues which is necessary and appropriate for beginners. It also applies to intermediate levels as it expands upon the introductory level, focusing on the suicide risks and prevention strategies to help effect a better clinical outcome for their patients & clients.


Protecting Memory & Cognition: Simple Steps Everyone Can Take

Wednesday, May 29, 2019
11:00am to 12:00pm (Eastern)
Jennifer FitzPatrick, MSW, LCSW-C, CSP, presenting


1 SW and CDP credit available, 1 CM and NHA credit pending approval.
For CEU info: https://jenerationshealth.com/ceu-information/5-29-19-protectingmemory-ceu-info/

Understanding how biological and environmental factors influence the unfolding of cognitive changes as we age may provide strategies to protect memory and cognition. This lecture highlights cutting edge research directed towards prevention of AD as well as epidemiological research that identifies factors that positively or negatively influence the risk of dementing illnesses.

This course is suitable for both beginning and intermediate levels. There is an introduction to cognitive changes as we age, which is necessary and appropriate for beginners. It also applies to intermediate levels as it expands upon the introductory level, focusing on prevention of AD and factors that influence the risk of dementing illness.


The Unique Challenges of Serving a Senior with Bipolar Disorder or Schizophrenia

Tuesday, June 4, 2019
12:30pm to 1:30pm (Eastern)
Mary Fridley, RN, BC, presenting


1 SW credit available, 1 CDP, CM and NHA credit pending approval.
For CEU info: https://jenerationshealth.com/ceu-information/uniquechallenges-ceu-info-6-4-19/

This program will offer a look inside the unique challenges of working with older adults who have struggled with bipolar disorder or schizophrenia. Symptomology, managing obstacles to treatment and best practices will be examined.

This course is suitable for both beginning and intermediate levels. There is an introduction to seniors and mental health which is necessary and appropriate for beginners. It also applies to intermediate levels as it expands upon the introductory level, focusing on the role of the professional as educator, advocate & clinician.


Preventing Exploitation: 7 Effective Strategies for Protecting Your Clients & Yourself

Tuesday, June 4, 2019
5:30pm to 6:30pm (Eastern)
Taylor Penvose, BS Gerontology, presenting


1 SW, CFP and CDP credit available, 1 CM and NHA credit pending approval.
For CEU info: https://jenerationshealth.com/ceu-information/preventing-exploitation-ceu-info-6-4-19/

Financial exploitation of older clients occurs at an alarming rate. Who is most at risk? What can you do to minimize the chance that your client will be taken advantage of by friends, family or other professionals? How can you ensure that you and your organization are taking the proper steps to prevent and report problems? Join us for this interactive program featuring best practices and resources protecting vulnerable older adults.

This course is suitable for both beginning and intermediate levels. There is an introduction to financial exploitation, which is necessary and appropriate for beginners. It also applies to intermediate levels as it expands upon the introductory level, focusing on strategies and resources for clients.


The Special Needs of Older Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Persons

Monday, June 10, 2019
11:00am to 12:00pm (Eastern)
Stephanie Goldstein, BSW, LBSW, presenting


1 SW , Case Manager, NHA, and CDP credit available.
For CEU info: https://jenerationshealth.com/ceu-information/special-needs-lgbt-ceu-info-6-10-19-doc/

Three million Americans over 55 identify themselves as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender (GLBT). GLBT older adults have faced tremendous challenges during the course of their lifetime and continue to during their post-retirement years. What are best practices in working with GLBT seniors in nursing homes, assisted living, adult day care and other healthcare settings? What are their unique needs and how are they sensitively met? Join us for this interactive, informative and fun diversity training class.

This course is suitable for both beginning and intermediate levels. There is an introduction to the LGBT population and their history, which is necessary and appropriate for beginners. It also applies to intermediate levels as it expands upon the introductory level, focusing on the role of the professional as educator, advocate & clinician and it pertains to understanding the history and how to effectively work with this population to establish trust and deliver positive outcomes.


Ethical Dilemmas Working With Older Adults

Thursday, June 20, 2019
10:00am to 11:00am (Eastern)
Joanna Frankel, MSW, LCSW-C, presenting


1 SW, CM, NHA, and CDP credit available.
For CEU info: https://jenerationshealth.com/ceu-information/ethicaldilemmas-ceu-info-6-20-19/

When healthcare professionals work with seniors, gray areas are constantly encountered. We treat seniors who are legally competent but not decisional. But even if a senior is considered legally incompetent, are they are still entitled to voice opinions about their care? How do you juggle adult children who are at conflicting with each other and the parent? What are the best practices when seniors are self-neglecting? Join us for this interactive discussion on professional ethics, personal values and practical strategies for social workers and nurses related to senior issues.

This course is suitable for both beginning and intermediate levels. There is an introduction to identifying ethical dilemmas that can arise which is necessary and appropriate for beginners. It also applies to intermediate levels expands upon the introductory level, focusing on the role of Codes of Ethics, Codes of Conducts that help guide professionals when dealing with this dilemmas with patients and families.


Creating a Caregiver-Inclusive Culture In Dementia Care

Tuesday, June 25, 2019
11:00am to 12:00pm (Eastern)
Jennifer L. FitzPatrick, MSW, LCSW-C, CSP, presenting


1 SW, CM, NHA, and CDP credit available.
For CEU info: https://jenerationshealth.com/ceu-information/creating-caregiver-culture-ceu-info-6-25-19/

Engaging the caregiver of a person with dementia has the potential to increase patient satisfaction, reduce errors and improve your job satisfaction. In fact, the RAISE Caregiver Act was passed so caregivers receive this much needed support. This opening session will help you to better partner with the dementia patient’s caregiver so everyone benefits.

This course is suitable for beginner, intermediate and advanced levels. Since the RAISE Caregiver Act has been recently passed, it is appropriate for all professionals, including advanced levels. This course is appropriate for beginners as it will discuss challenges of family caregivers of patients with dementia. It is also appropriate for advanced and intermediate levels professionals as it covers awareness and understanding how to apply the spirit of the RAISE Caregiver Act in health and mental health organizations.