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.

Better Serving Patients & Clients Who Aren’t Your Age: Different Generations, Different Strategies

Friday, November 16, 2018
11:00am to 12:00pm (Eastern)
Stephanie Goldstein, BSW, LBSW presenting


1 Social Worker (ASWB, NY and NJ), 1 Case Manager and NHA credit pending approval.
For CEU info: https://jenerationshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/SG.BetterServing-11-16-18.pdf

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.


Dementia and Palliative Care: Applying Palliative Care from Onset to Death

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
12:00pm to 1:00pm (Eastern)
Mary Fridley, RN, BC presenting


1 Social Work (ASWB, NY), Case Manager and NHA credit available.
For CEU info: https://jenerationshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/MFPalliative-11-13-18.pdf

Progressive dementias are terminal. From the time of onset patients suffer a slow death starting with cognition and ending in bodily failure. Families, as witnesses to this slow demise, suffer along with them. It is important for professionals to understand the stages of dementia and how to incorporate palliative care throughout each stage in order to provide optimal care to both patients and families. This interactive seminar will focus on enhancing skills and knowledge on this very important topic to allow families and patients to receive the optimal care at this stage of life.

This course is suitable for both beginning and intermediate levels. There is a beginner as it applies to palliative care and stage of dementia. 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.


Minimizing Aggressive Behaviors in Dementia Patients

Wednesday, November 28, 2018
10:00am to 11:00am (Eastern)
Joanna Frankel, MSW, LCSW-C presenting


1 Social Worker (ASWB, NY), Case Manager, CDP and Nursing Home Administrator credit available.
For CEU info: https://jenerationshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/JoFMinimizingBehaviors-11-28-18-Updated.pdf

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.


Creating a Caregiver-Inclusive Culture In Dementia Care

Wednesday, November 28, 2018
12:00pm to 1:00pm (Eastern)
Jennifer L. FitzPatrick, MSW, LCSW-C, CSP, presenting


1 Social Work, Case Manager, CDP credit available; 1 NHA credit pending approval.
For CEU info: https://jenerationshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/JF-CaregiverCulture11-28-18NCCDP.pdf

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.


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

Thursday, November 29, 2018
11:00am to 12:00pm (Eastern)
Jennifer FitzPatrick, MSW, LCSW-C, CSP presenting


1 CFP CE 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.


Establishing Boundaries with Family Caregivers: An Ethical Discussion

Tuesday, December 4, 2018
11:00am to 12:00pm (Eastern)
Jennifer FitzPatrick, MSW, LCSW-C, CSP presenting


1 Social Worker Ethics, CDP and Case Manager credit available, NHA credit pending approval.
For CEU info: https://jenerationshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/JF-EstablishingBoundaries12-4-18.pdf

Boundaries are the invisible line between the patient/ family and the healthcare provider. It is critical to establish boundaries early, reinforce them often, and know if and when to make an exception. How do we balance offering empathic clinical services while maintaining professional appropriate boundaries? Join us for practical talk on how to improve your boundary skills with family caregivers of older adults as a clinician and manager.

This course is suitable for both beginning and intermediate levels. There is an introduction to establishing appropriate boundaries, which is necessary and appropriate for beginners. It also applies to intermediate levels as it expands upon the introductory level, focusing specifically on the code of ethics for social workers and strategies for management of setting and maintaining appropriate boundaries.


Hopeful Strategies for Senior Hoarding

Wednesday, December 5, 2018
10:00am to 11:00am (Eastern)
Joanna Frankel, MSW, LCSW-C presenting


1 Social Worker (ASWB, NY, NJ) and Case Manager credit available. 1 Nursing Home Administrator credit pending approval.
For CEU info: https://jenerationshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/JoF-Hoarding-12-5-18-Updated.pdf

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.


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

Tuesday, December 11, 2018
12:00pm to 1:00pm (Eastern)
Mary Fridley, RN, BC presenting


1 Social Work (ASWB, NY), Case Manager, CDP, and NHA credit available.
For CEU info: https://jenerationshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/MFLGBTWebinarDecember2018-Updated.pdf

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.


Senior Fear: Exploring Different Types of Anxiety Disorders In Older Adults

Wednesday, December 12, 2018
10:00am to 11:00am (Eastern)
Stephanie Goldstein, BSW, LBSW presenting


1 Social Worker (ASWB, NY), CDP and Case Manager credit available, 1 nurse credit pending approval.
For CEU info: https://jenerationshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/SGSr-FearDecember2018-Updated.pdf

Everybody has anxiety. Anxiety is a normal human response to perceived danger. But if a senior is experiencing anxiety when there is no real threat, there may be an anxiety disorder diagnosis that requires treatment. This interactive seminar will discuss the different types of anxiety disorders including that impact older adults including, generalized anxiety disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, panic disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder. Symptoms, causes and treatment options will be covered extensively.

This course is suitable for both beginning and intermediate levels. There is relevance as it provides information on the different types of mental health issues. It also applies to intermediate levels as it expands upon the introductory level, focusing on various types of anxiety and differentiating between the various types, symptoms and treatment for anxiety. It will also provide insights into the impact of anxiety both emotionally and physically.