EATI Workshop: Health/Mental Health Perspectives on Addressing Elder Abuse: Assessing Clients’ Decision-Making Abilities

Events

  • EATI Workshop: Health/Mental Health Perspectives on Addressing Elder Abuse: Assessing Clients’ Decision-Making Abilities

    Tuesday, May 8, 2018
    9:00 am – 12:00 pm

    Location

    UJA-Federation of New York
    130 East 59th Street, Room 710
    New York, New York, 10022


    Presenters

    Veronica LoFaso, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College
    Fay Kahan, LCSW, Elder Abuse Coordinator, Mt. Sinai Medical Center
    Nancy Needell, MD, Instructor in Psychiatry, Weill Cornell Medical College


    Description

    Topics will included:
    • Definition of elder mistreatment, types of abuse, and red flags
    • Role of the health and mental health provider in assessment, intervention and documentation
    • Interview strategies and appropriate documentation
    • Definition of capacity and how it impacts on the provision of services to victims of elder mistreatment
    • Introduction to a semi-structured tool to use when gathering information about client’s decision-making abilities.
    • Utilization of community resources

    The training is specifically designed for:
    • Health and mental health providers who regularly serve an older population, i.e., those working in the fields of internal, family and/or geriatric medicine, psychiatry and nursing, psychiatric social workers, APS workers, and geriatric care managers.
    • Psychiatric social workers
    • Geriatric care managers

    FEES

    $40 plus $35 for CEH
    CEH provided

    Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service is the provider of social work continuing education hours (CEH), as approved by the New York State Education Department Board of Social Work.

    Three (3) CEH credits are available for this workshop for an additional fee.

    Light breakfast will be served.


    MORE INFORMATION

    212.273.5281 or elderabuse@jasa.org
    Price:
    Price for Members:
    Workshop Fees
    Health/Mental Health Perspectives on Addressing Elder Abuse: Assessing Clients’ Decision-Making Abilities $40
    CEH Credits (3) $35

    Quantity: