Live Webinar: "Preventing Exploitation: 7 Effective Strategies for Protecting Your Clients & Yourself"

July 15, 2020 ~ 1PM - 2PM

This webinar is hosted by the Virginia Assisted Living Association (VALA) in partnership with Jenerations Health Education

**In order to track your CEU's electronically you must be logged in to VALA website.

VALA Member Rate: $25
VALA Nonmember Rate: $50

"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.

Webinar Format: Live Webinar
Participants will be able to interact with the presenter during the presentation. Participants will be expected to attend all of the training to receive continuing education credits. Interactive polls may be conducted during the webinar as a form of attendance verification and will require answers by participants. 

Continuing Education Credits - 1.0 Hour
  • NAB: This program has been approved by the National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Boards of Examiners of Long Term Care Administrators (NAB) for 1.0 credit/contact hour. Program Approval Code: 20210714-1-A67899-DL.
  • Nursing: This program is relevant to the practice of nursing as authorized by the Virginia Board of Nursing for the Virginia Assisted Living Association for 1 credit/contact hour.
  • Social Worker: Jenerations Health Education is an approved sponsor of the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners for continuing education credits for licensed social workers in Maryland. VA Board of Social Work accepts these credits for Virginia social workers.  Jenerations Health Education maintains responsibility for this program to offer 1 credit/contact hour.

Jennifer FitzPatrick, MSW, LCSW-C, CSP (Certified Speaking Professional)

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.