Event Calendar

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Webinar: Preventing Exploitation: 7 Effective Strategies for Protecting Your Clients & Yourself (Enduring)

Start Date: 7/15/2020 12:00 PM EDT
End Date: 7/15/2020 1:00 PM EDT

Venue Name: Online Webinar


Event Website: www.valainfo.org/valawebinars

Organization Name: Online Webinar

Contact:
Judy Hackler
Email: information@valainfo.org
Phone: (804) 332-2111

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

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.

Presenter
Jennifer FitzPatrick is a speaker, author, and founder of the consulting firm Jenerations Health Education, Inc. She is currently a gerontology instructor at Johns Hopkins University and has been featured on ABC, CBS, Sirius XM and in Forbes, U.S. News & World Report, Redbook, Fast Company and many other media outlets. One of less than 800 Certified Speaking Professionals worldwide, Jennifer is the author of Cruising Through Caregiving: Reducing The Stress of Caring For Your Loved One.  She is also an Advisory Board Member for Salisbury University's School of Health & Human Sciences.


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Upcoming VALA Webinars

VALA is proud to offer upcoming webinars for assisted living administrators, regional staff members, caregivers, nurses, and other staff members. The webinars will offer a variety of continuing education credits dependent upon the topics (i.e. NAB, Nursing, Social Work). Many of the webinars are held live with the ability of participants to interact with the presenter during the webinar. 

Virginia Board of Long-Term Care Administrators Continuing Education Requirements and Guidance
Per 18VAC95-30-70(A)(1) and 18VAC95-20-175(A)(1), Up to 10 of the 20 hours may be obtained through Internet or self-study courses and up to 10 continuing education hours in excess of the number required may be transferred or credited to the next renewal year. 

03/19/2020 CE guidance: During the six month extension of continuing competency requirements that must be obtained for the licensure period between April 1, 2019 - March 31, 2020, programs delivered via teleconference or webcast where there is an opportunity to interact wtih the speakers in real time ("interactive course") will count toward the 10 hours of continuing competency requirements that must be taken in addition to the 10 hours of internet or self-study hours.