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.

Challenging Negativity: The Power of Positive Psychology in Your Practice

Wednesday, January 16, 2019
11:00am to 12:00pm (Eastern)
Stephanie Goldstein, BSW, LBSW presenting


1 Social Worker, Case Manager, NHA and CDP credit available.
For CEU info: https://jenerationshealth.com/ceu-information/1-16-19-challenging-negativity-ceu-info/

It is important that the people we are caring for understand that what is good in life is just as genuine as what is bad. In this interactive seminar we will examine what truly makes people happy. We will detail the importance of the caregiver approaching care with positivity and we will complete activities where we challenge negativity. Participants will strategize ways to help their patients and clients develop their strengths, foster hope and use positive psychology to improve their clinical outcomes.

This course is suitable for both beginning and intermediate levels. There is an introduction to Positive Psychology, which is necessary and appropriate for beginners. It also applies to intermediate levels as it expands upon the introductory level, focusing on the caregiver living a more positive life and using that to help effect a better clinical outcome for their patients & clients.


Dealing with Difficult and Challenging Patients & Family Members

Monday, January 28, 2019
11:00am to 12:00pm (Eastern)
Jennifer FitzPatrick, MSW, LCSW-C, CSP presenting


1 Social Work, Case Manager, NHA, and CDP credit available.
For CEU info: https://jenerationshealth.com/ceu-information/1-28-19-dealing-with-difficult-ceu-info/

All professionals have encountered patients' families and caregivers that have been difficult to please despite our best efforts. Join us for this frank discussion on why some caregivers are more difficult to work with than others and how to identify them early on. Learn about the different types of difficult and challenging clients, families and caregivers. This seminar will also focus on how to maintain your sanity while achieving the best possible therapeutic outcomes in these cases

This course is suitable for both beginning and intermediate levels. There is an introduction to understanding clients and families and an overview which is necessary and appropriate for beginners. It also applies to intermediate levels expands upon the introductory level, focusing on different reasons and strategies for interacting with difficult and challenging patients and families.


Ethical Dilemmas in Working With Older Adults

Tuesday, February 5, 2019
5:30pm to 6:30pm (Eastern)
Jennifer FitzPatrick, MSW, LCSW-C, CSP presenting


1 SW credit; 1 CM, NHA and CDP credit pending approval.
For CEU info:https://jenerationshealth.com/ceu-information/2-5-19-jlf-ethicaldilemmas-ceu-info/

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.


Think Really Hard Before You Quit Your Job: How to Balance Dementia Caregiving and Career

Wednesday, February 6, 2019
11:00am to 12:00pm (Eastern)
Jennifer FitzPatrick, MSW, LCSW-C, CSP presenting


Caregiver program - no credit available.

Caring for an older loved one with dementia—who may have complex health or safety concerns— isn’t easy. Add in a full-time job, and perhaps raising children… you may feel you aren’t doing anything as well as you’d like! Maybe you’ve even considered quitting your job or going part-time? Not so fast!

You will leave this program better understanding how to:
•Communicate professionally and effectively with your manager and co-workers, to ensure work does not suffer when you are caregiving for your loved one who has dementia.
•Take steps to avoid burnout—and how to reduce burnout if you are already struggling with it!
•Develop reasonable expectations for yourself, your older loved one who has dementia, and the professionals and organizations you hire or work with.


Cognitive Impairment and Falls: Understanding How Dementia Contributes to Falls

Thursday, February 7, 2019
10:00am to 11:00am (Eastern)
Joanna Frankel, MSW, LCSW-C, presenting


1 Social Work, Case Manager, NHA, Nurse, and CDP credit available.
For CEU info: https://jenerationshealth.com/ceu-information/2-7-19-cognitive-impairment-ceu-info/

New research provides avenues to understand how physical movement is affected by cognitive impairment. Even subtle cognitive changes such as Mild Cognitive Impairment significantly impact balance and movement. Certain dementias are associated with motor impairment, which increases fall risk. There are specific behavioral issues, personality factors and care issues that need to be recognized as fall risks. Comprehensive fall risk assessment and strategies for management are incorporated into this lecture.

This course is suitable for both beginning and intermediate levels. There is an introduction to dementia, 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.


What We All Need To Know About Lewy Body Dementia

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


1 Social Work, Case Manager, NHA, and CDP credit available.
For CEU info: https://jenerationshealth.com/ceu-information/2-11-19-lewy-body-dementia-ceu-info/

Lewy Body Dementia impacts 1.4 million Americans yet it is still widely misunderstood. Join us for this eye-opening interactive conversation on how Lewy Body dementia is different from Alzheimer’s disease and other irreversible causes of dementia. Diagnosing, treatments, risk factors and best practices for treating patients will be explored.

This course is suitable for both beginning and intermediate levels. There is relevance as it provides information on what makes Lewy Body Disease different from other dementias 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 symptoms & behaviors arise.


My Client is Changing: Distinguishing Normal Aging Changes from Mild Cognitive Impairment

Tuesday, February 19, 2019
12:00pm to 1:00pm (Eastern)
Mary C. Fridley RN, BC, presenting


1 Social Worker and CDP credit available, 1 Case Manager and NHA credit pending approval.
For CEU info: https://jenerationshealth.com/ceu-information/2-12-19-my-client-is-changing-ceu-info/

This presentation explains variations across the cognitive spectrum from the expected changes in aging, to mild cognitive impairment. The ability to distinguish early cognitive changes that may signal risks to cognitive health provides rationale for enhanced monitoring and significantly improved opportunities for early intervention

This course is suitable for both beginning and intermediate levels. There is an introduction to cultural competence, which is necessary and appropriate for beginners. It also applies to intermediate levels as it expands upon the introductory level, focusing on communication & treatment strategies based on a patients or clients age/generation.


Managing Death, Dying and Grief in the Later Years

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
11:00am to 12:00pm (Eastern)
Stephanie Goldstein, BSW, LBSW presenting


1 Social Worker and CDP credit available, 1 Case Manager and NHA credit pending approval.
For CEU info: https://jenerationshealth.com/ceu-information/2-20-19-managing-death-ceu-info/

Countless clinical, administrative dilemmas arise when dealing with an older adult and family during the dying process. What are the best practices when families are pursuing curative care when palliative care is called for? What happens when the elderly patient does not have advance directives? This interactive and thought-provoking program will examine the areas of anticipatory grief, dementia and common dilemmas as they relate to death, dying and grief in long term care settings.

This course is suitable for both beginning and intermediate levels. There is an introduction to death and dying which is necessary and appropriate for beginners. It also applies to intermediate levels as it expands upon the introductory level, focusing on the types of grief that can be encountered and how to best work with seniors to allow for appropriate grieving to occur.


Suicide and the Older Adult

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
5:300pm to 6:30pm (Eastern)
Mary C. Fridley RN, BC, presenting


1 SW, CM, NHA, and CDP credit available
For CEU info: https://jenerationshealth.com/ceu-information/2-20-19-mfsuicide-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.


Introduction To Dementia: Spotting Red Flags For Clients At Risk For Exploitation

Monday, February 25, 2019
11:00am to 12:00pm (Eastern)
Jennifer FitzPatrick, MSW, LCSW-C, CSP presenting


1 CFP credit available.

With the adoption of FINRA rule 2165 and the amendment of FINRA rule 4512, it's more important than ever that certified financial planners understand what makes an older client vulnerable to exploitation. Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, even in the earliest stages, frequently render older clients vulnerable. But can you spot the signs? This program will help you understand the difference between normal aging and dementia symptoms so you can better protect your older clients.


Narcissistic, Borderline & Histrionic Personality Disorders In Caregiving: How To Survive

Thursday, March 7, 2019
11:00am to 12:00pm (Eastern)
Jennifer FitzPatrick, MSW, LCSW-C, CSP presenting


Caregiver program - no credits offered.

Approximately 15% of all people have a personality disorder (DSM-5). These often undiagnosed conditions impair a person’s ability to reason and relate effectively with others. If your loved one has a lifelong history of being overly dramatic, difficulty respecting boundaries, focusing exclusively on self, or a need for excessive attention, he or she may have a personality disorder or personality disorder traits. Join us for this interactive program that will help you better understand your loved one and how to avoid burnout caring for a person with narcissistic, borderline or histrionic personality disorders.


Creating a Caregiver-Inclusive Culture in Dementia Care

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


1 Social Work, Case Manager, NHA, and CDP credit available.
For CEU info: https://jenerationshealth.com/ceu-information/3-11-19-creating-caregiver-inclusive-culture-ceu-info/

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.


Elder Speak: Communicating Effectively with Older Adults

Tuesday, March 12, 2019
12:00pm to 1:00pm (Eastern)
Mary Fridley, RN, BC, presenting


1 Social Worker and CDP credit available, 1 Case Manager and NHA credit pending approval.
For CEU info: https://jenerationshealth.com/ceu-information/3-12-19-elder-speak-ceu-info/

Communication is the foundation of a healthy working relationship. We need to know our clients in order to develop this relationship and build trust. This interactive program will allow participants to understand why communicating with older adults is different from communicating with younger adults. There are several aging processes that can interfere with communication. Participants will work on positive communication responses and gain he essential skills for successful communication with older adults.

This course is suitable for both beginning and intermediate levels. There is an introduction to communication techniques which is necessary and appropriate for beginners. It also applies to intermediate levels as it expands upon the introductory level, focusing on the differences in communication with senior and their younger counterparts and the impact it can have on a therapeutic relationship.


Better Serving Patients & Clients Who Aren’t Your Age

Thursday, March 14, 2019
4:00pm to 5:00pm (Eastern)
Jennifer FitzPatrick, MSW, LCSW-C, CSP presenting


1 Social Work, Case Manager, NHA, CFP, and CDP credit available.
For CEU info: https://jenerationshealth.com/ceu-information/3-14-19-jlf-betterserving-ceu-info/

Most healthcare providers understand the need to be culturally competent when it comes to race, gender, religion, sexual orientation and socioeconomics. Cultural competence in age diversity is not always as well understood or practiced. Frequently healthcare providers don’t stop to consider what communication and treatment strategies will be the most effective based on an adult patient or client’s age. This interactive program will cover best practices in working with the GI Generation, Silent Generation, Baby Boomers, Generation X and Millennials and how to effectively implement them.

This course is suitable for both beginning and intermediate levels. There is an introduction to cultural competence, which is necessary and appropriate for beginners. It also applies to intermediate levels as it expands upon the introductory level, focusing on communication & treatment strategies based on a patients or clients age/generation.


“I’m lonely and sad”, Depression in Later Stages of Life

Thursday, March 14, 2019
10:00am to 11:00am (Eastern)
Joanna Frankel, MSW, LCSW-C, presenting


1 Social Work, Case Manager, NHA, and CDP credit available.
For CEU info: https://jenerationshealth.com/ceu-information/3-14-19-loney-and-sad-ceu-info/

Depression is very common as people age, although not always explored or addressed. Due to multiple medical complications, numerous losses, change in lifestyle and financial constraints, many emotions arise and symptoms of depression are more prevalent. In addition, our elderly clients are in the stage of Ego Integrity vs. Despair and are experiencing a life review. Therefore, when working with the elderly, a clinician may have to address experiences such as childhood traumas, difficult life events and even both death and suicidal ideations. This webinar will focus on depression in the elderly, what this diagnosis can mean for your client and how clinicians can assess and support an individual in the later stages of life.

This course is suitable for both beginning and intermediate levels. There is an introduction to depression , which is necessary and appropriate for beginners. It also applies to intermediate levels as it expands upon the introductory level, focusing signs/symptoms of depression in senior as well as discusses strategies and interventions to help manage this debilitating illness.


Hopeful Strategies for Senior Hoarding

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
5:30pm to 6:30 (Eastern)
Mary Fridley, RN, BC, presenting


1 SW, CM, NHA and CDP credit available.
For CEU info: https://jenerationshealth.com/ceu-information/3-20-19-mfhoarding-ceu-info/

While hoarding is a serious problem impacting the health and safety of older adults, the condition is highly resistant to treatment. What causes hoarding? Why do hoarders cling to objects, animals, filth, and seemingly meaningless possessions? This timely program will cover 1) the mental health component of hoarding, 2) developing empathy for hoarders, and 3) best practice strategies for improving quality of life for seniors who hoard and their families. The session will also discuss strategies for dealing with hoarding in senior care communities.

This course is suitable for both beginning and intermediate levels. There is relevance as it provides information on the signs and symptoms of hoarding. 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 symptoms & behaviors arise.


Suicide and the Older Adult

Wednesday, March 27, 2019
11:00am to 12:00pm (Eastern)
Stephanie Goldstein, BSW, LBSW presenting


1 Social Work, Case Manager, NHA, and CDP credit available.
For CEU info: https://jenerationshealth.com/ceu-information/3-27-19-suicide-and-older-adult-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.


What We All Need to Know About Lewy Body Dementia

Wednesday, April 24, 2019
5:30pm to 6:30 (Eastern)
Mary Fridley, RN, BC, presenting


1 SW, CM, NHA, and CDP credit available.
For CEU info: https://jenerationshealth.com/ceu-information/4-24-19-mflewybody-ceu-info/

Lewy Body Dementia impacts 1.4 million Americans yet it is still widely misunderstood. Join us for this eye-opening interactive conversation on how Lewy Body dementia is different from Alzheimer’s disease and other irreversible causes of dementia. Diagnosing, treatments, risk factors and best practices for treating patients will be explored.

This course is suitable for both beginning and intermediate levels. There is relevance as it provides information on what makes Lewy Body Disease different from other dementias 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 symptoms & behaviors arise.