October 2018

Tuesday Oct 23-24, Virginia Beach, Virginia

Virginia Assisted Living Association

Jennifer FitzPatrick will be presenting a general session as well as two breakouts at this conference. For agenda information, https://websitetonight.godaddy.com/projects/3/2/0/6/3206321/uploads/Agenda_for_Constant_Contact.pdf. To register click here: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07ef91e56c7f150bdb&llr=n6py4qbab

Wednesday Oct 24, Severna Park, Maryland

Private Presentation / Consultation

Thursday Oct 25, Bel Air, Maryland

Brightview Avondell

8:30am Registration, 9:00am to 12:15pm Program

"Optimizing the Healthcare Experience for Patients: Improving Service and Clinical Outcomes." Stephanie Goldstein, BSW, LBSW presenting. Free due to sponsorship by Brightview Avondell. To register, contact Donna Panzer at dpanzer@bvsl.net. 3 Category I credits for social work through Maryland Board of Social Work available, 3.16 credits for nursing through DNA available, 3 PT credits available.

Tuesday Oct 30, Online

Webinar

12:00pm to 1:00pm (Eastern)

"Suicide and the Older Adult." Mary C. Fridley RN, BC, presenting 1 Social Worker, Case Manager and NHA credit available. For CEU info: https://jenerationshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/MFSuicide-10-30-18.pdf To register: https://jenerationshealth.com/online-events/ 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.

Wednesday Oct 31, Sandy Spring, Maryland

Brooke Grove Retirement Village

8:20am Complimentary Breakfast & Registration; 9:00am to 11:00am Program

"Ethical Perspectives on Cognitive and Mental Health with Seniors." Jennifer FitzPatrick, MSW, LCSW-C, CSP, presenting. Free due to sponsorship by Brooke Grove Retirement Village Rehab and Nursing Center. To register, contact Toni at tdavis@bgf.org or 301-388-7209 by October 29. 2 Ethics Category I credits for Social Workers 2 Ethics credits for Case Managers available.

November 2018

Tuesday Nov 6, Rockville, Maryland

The Village at Rockville

6:30pm to 7:30pm

"Promises in Caregiving: Why You Shouldn’t Make Them and How to Undo Them." Jennifer FitzPatrick, MSW, LCSW-C, CSP presenting. Free due to sponsorship by The Village at Rockville. To register, contact sflowerswilliams@thevillageatrockville.org. Caregiver program, no credits available.

Tuesday Nov 6, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Private Presentation / Consultation

Tuesday Nov 6, Frederick, Maryland

Edenton Retirement Community

3:30pm Registration, 4:00pm to 7:15pm Program

"Ethical Perspectives on Cognitive and Mental Health with Seniors." Mary Fridley, RN, BC, presenting. Free due to sponsorship by Edenton Retirement Community. To register, contact Lauren McGraw at lmcgraw@edenton-retirement.com. 3 Category I Ethics Maryland Social Work credits and 3 Ethics continuing education credits for Case Managers through CCMC; approved for 3 credits for assisted living managers.

Wednesday Nov 7, Online

Webinar

11:00am to 12:00pm (Eastern)

"Better Serving Patients & Clients Who Aren’t Your Age: Different Generations, Different Strategies." Stephanie Goldstein, BSW, LBSW presenting webinar. 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.11-7-18.pdf To register: https://jenerationshealth.com/online-events/ 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.

Thursday Nov 8, Glen Burnie, Maryland

Pascal Senior Center

6:30pm to 8:30pm

"Research Updates in Alzheimer’s Disease: The Cutting Edge." Dr. Ann Morrison, PhD, RN, presenting. Free due to sponsorship by Pascal Senior Center. To register, contact Patty Lortie at 410-222-4375 or online at http://www.aacounty.org/aging. Caregiver event, no credits available.

Thursday Nov 8, Hanover, Maryland

Freedom Mobility Showroom

8:30am Registration, 9:00am to 12:15pm Program

"Serving Unreasonable Older Adults and Their Families." Joanna Frankel, MSW, LCSW-C, presenting. Free due to sponsorships from Right at Home and Freedom Mobility. To register, contact Kelly Cureton at 888-414-6553 or kellycureton@freedommobilitysolutions.com. 3 Social Worker and Case Manager credits available.

Tuesday Nov 13, Online

Webinar

12:00pm to 1:00pm (Eastern)

"Dementia and Palliative Care: Applying Palliative Care from Onset to Death." 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 To register: https://jenerationshealth.com/online-events/ 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.

Wednesday Nov 14, Dover, Delaware

Alzheimers Association Dementia Conference

9:00am to 10:15am AND 2:45pm to 4:15pm

"Creating a Caregiver-Inclusive Culture." Jennifer L. FitzPatrick, MSW, LCSW-C, CSP presenting 9:00am to 10:15am To register or for more information contact: Kristina Prendergast at Kristina.prendergast@alz.org or https://www.alz.org/delval/helping_you/conferences "Navigating Communication with Different Generations: Reducing Drama and Conflicts in Healthcare." Jennifer L. FitzPatrick, MSW, LCSW-C, CSP presenting - Breakout. 2:45pm to 4:15pm To register or for more information contact: Kristina Prendergast at Kristina.prendergast@alz.org or https://www.alz.org/delval/helping_you/conferences

Wednesday Nov 14, Ashburn, Virginia

Private Presentation / Consultation

Thursday Nov 15, Columbia, Maryland

The Beacon Institute

8:30am Registration, 9:00am to 12:15pm Program

"Strategies for Working with Middle to Late Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia." Stephanie Goldstein, BSW, LBSW, presenting. Fee is $85 for LifeSpan Members and $185 for Non-members. To register and for more information contact Annmarie Gordon at 410-381-2401 x240 or agordon@lifespan-network.org. CEUs are being offered through The Beacon Institute.

Wednesday Nov 28, Columbia, Maryland

The Beacon Institute

8:30am Registration, 9:00am to 12:15pm Program

"Ethical Dilemmas in Dementia Care." Mary Fridley, RN, BC, presenting. Fee is $85 for LifeSpan Members and $185 for Non-members. To register and for more information contact Annmarie Gordon at 410-381-2401 x240 or agordon@lifespan-network.org. CEUs are being offered through The Beacon Institute.

Wednesday Nov 28, Online

Webinar

10:00am to 11:00am (Eastern)

"Minimizing Aggressive Behaviors in Dementia Patients." Joanna Frankel, MSW, LCSW-C presenting 1 Social Workers (ASWB, NY), Case Managers and Nursing Home Administrator credit available. For CEU info: https://jenerationshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/JoFMinimizingBehaviors-11-28-18.pdf To register: https://jenerationshealth.com/online-events/ 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.

Thursday Nov 29, Online

Webinar

11:00am to 12:00pm (Eastern)

"Introduction To Dementia: Spotting Red Flags For Clients At Risk For Exploitation" Jennifer FitzPatrick, MSW, LCSW-C, CSP, presenting webinar. 1 CFP CE credit available. To register: http://jenerationshealth.com/online-events/ 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.

December 2018

Tuesday Dec 4, Online

Webinar

11:00am to 12:00pm (Eastern)

"Establishing Boundaries with Family Caregivers: An Ethical Discussion." Jennifer FitzPatrick, MSW, LCSW-C, CSP presenting. 1 Social Worker Ethics credit available, 1 Case Manager and NHA credit pending approval. To register: https://jenerationshealth.com/online-events/ 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.

Wednesday Dec 5, Online

Webinar

10:00am to 11:00am (Eastern)

"Hopeful Strategies for Senior Hoarding." 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/2018/09/JoF-Hoarding-12-5-18.pdf To register: https://jenerationshealth.com/online-events/ 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.

Tuesday Dec 11, Online

Webinar

12:00pm to 1:00pm (Eastern)

"The Special Needs of Older Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Persons." 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/MFLGBTWebinar-12-11-18.pdf To register: https://jenerationshealth.com/online-events/ 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.

Wednesday Dec 12, Online

Webinar

10:00am to 11:00am (Eastern)

"Senior Fear: Exploring Different Types of Anxiety Disorders In Older Adults." Stephanie Goldstein, BSW, LBSW presenting. 1 Social Worker (ASWB, NY) and Case Manager credit available, 1 nurse credit pending approval. For CEU info: https://jenerationshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/SGSr-Fear-12-12-18.pdf To register: https://jenerationshealth.com/online-events/ 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.

Saturday Dec 15, Rockville, Maryland

The Village at Rockville

9:00am Registration, 9:30am to 12:45pm Program

"Preventing Exploitation: Seven Effective Strategies for Protecting Your Clients and Yourself." Jennifer FitzPatrick, MSW, LCSW-C, CSP presenting. Free due to sponsorship by The Village at Rockville. To register, contact sflowerswilliams@thevillageatrockville.org. 3 Social Worker, Case Manager, NHA and Assisted Living Manager credits available. 3.5 CFP credits available. This program has been approved by the Maryland Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 0.3 CEUs. *SNOW DATE: January 12, 2019

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