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Jun
12
Tue
Life After Retirement: Is Consulting for You? Part 2
Jun 12 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am

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As a nonprofit leader, you’ve likely dealt with numerous consultants in your career, but have you ever considered becoming one? This two-session web seminar series is designed for professionals in the field of aging—particularly those who are considering retirement, and whatever comes next. This special series was developed as part of ASA’s Corps of Accomplished Professionals (CAPs) effort to enable its more “senior” members to remain engaged in the field. Co-sponsored by SCORE and Coming of Age, participants will learn what it takes to become a successful consultant—from identifying target clients to communicating a unique brand.

Participants in this web seminar will be able to:

  • Understand areas of expertise, personal objectives and whether becoming a consultant is the right course of action;
  • Identify the importance of a solid business plan, clear target audiences, and effective branding; and,
  • Develop a brand and identity, pricing and promotion strategies.

Includes complimentary CEUs*

Jun
13
Wed
NCQA Accreditation of Case Management for LTSS: An Early Adopter’s Journey
Jun 13 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am

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Includes complimentary CEUs*

Aging & In-Home Services of Northeast Indiana (AIHS), an Area Agency on Aging operating for more than 44 years, has worked in the integrated space for the last 5 years. It sought NCQA Accreditation to strengthen its structure and processes and position itself for the future.

This webinar will review AIHS’ journey from the initial decision by leadership to pursue accreditation, through the multi-year, agencywide process to earn it. The webinar will also provide an overview of the development of NCQA’s LTSS Accreditation program, tips for organizations seeking accreditation and a preview of new LTSS performance measures in development.

Participants in this web seminar will be able to:

  • Identify industry best practices for providing high-quality, person-centered LTSS;
  • Describe the essential process of aligning NCQA standards with current case management practices;
  • Understand the NCQA LTSS Accreditation program in relation to the current CBO business model and its importance in the future business model;
  • Identify key components to include in tasks and the timeline for managing the accreditation process; and
  • Describe a typical CBO’s potential challenges and rewards of pursuing accreditation.
Jun
14
Thu
Coordinated Community Responses and Beyond: Collaborations to Address Crimes Against Older Adults
Jun 14 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am

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Includes complimentary CEUs*

This web seminar will provide participants with practical tips on creating and maintaining a coordinated community response (CCR) to address issues of elder abuse and financial exploitation. Attendees will learn strategies to bridge common gaps seen between senior service providers, victim advocates at community-based organizations, and other partners involved in the response to survivors of abuse later in life. In addition to providing a blueprint for building comprehensive coalitions to address crimes against older adults in a holistic way, this presentation will offer tips on how to ensure the sustainability of a coordinated community response.

Participants in this web seminar will be able to:

  • Identify and understand the partners who could and should be involved in a CCR;
  • Understand strategies to gain effective participation of traditional senior services and community-based victim advocacy in a collaborative response to elder abuse and financial exploitation;
  • Identify the concrete action steps necessary to create and deploy education, outreach, and policy advocacy plans; and,
  • Understand the landscape of existing funding streams to help support the development of elder CCRs as well as identify new initiatives to sustain efforts.
2018 Deep Dive into Compliance Details Series 1 of 2: Policy, Standards of Conduct, Program Administration, Training & More
Jun 14 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

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This webinar will examine the first three elements of an effective compliance program:

  • Written policies, procedures, and standards of conduct
  • Compliance program administration by the compliance officer and compliance committee
  • Effective training and education

Learn each element’s components, how to measure effectiveness, and tips for reviewing commonly overlooked areas. Are your policies, procedures, and standards of conduct written at an appropriate education level? What is legal counsel’s role in compliance? Does the compliance committee charter support activities? What does training include? Does your organization exhibit a culture of compliance, and how can you demonstrate that? Attend this two-part series to ensure you understand the essential elements of an effective compliance program.

Jun
15
Fri
Mediation Skills: Peaceful Resolution and Soothing Communication Tips Webinar
Jun 15 @ 12:00 pm

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Free Zoom Webinar and/or In-person training at Queens Conference Center (QCC)

Mediation is at the core of dispute resolution. By educating and helping people to resolve conflict, their quality of life is enhanced and as well as that of their family, friends, neighbors and co-workers. The Mediation Center of the Pacific, Inc. provides Hawai‘i residents with peaceful approaches to working through conflict through programs and processes that meet the unique needs of Hawai‘i’s culturally diverse population.

  1. Discuss the techniques for good negotiation and dispute resolution.
  2. Examine how to practice processes needed to advance negotiation to peaceful resolution.
  3. Share case studies of how people have negotiated and resolve conflict creatively.

Trainer is Tracey Wiltgen, JD, is the executive Director of the Mediation Center of Pacific, Inc.

Jun
20
Wed
2018 NASW National Conference @ Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
Jun 20 – Jun 23 all-day

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“Shaping Tomorrow Together”

The meeting of the profession will convene more than 2,000 social workers, like-minded professionals, and social work thought leaders for four days of unparalleled opportunities for professional development, continuing education, networking, and thought-provoking conversations tackling the most pressing issues facing the social work profession across the world.

We look forward to seeing you at the 2018 NASW National Conference!

Jun
23
Sat
The Real Deal on Dementia: Sexuality, Early Detection, & Understanding Dementia Behaviors @ Alzheimer's Association, Aloha Chapter Office
Jun 23 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am

A free training for CNAs and professional caregivers

“Sexuality and Aging”
Ritabelle Fernandes, M.D. Associate Professor, Department of Geriatric Medicine, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii

“Early Recognition of Dementia”
Kamal Masaki, M.D. Professor and Chair, Department of Geriatric Medicine, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii

“Managing Dementia Behaviors without Drugs”
Aida Wen, M.D. Associate Professor, Department of Geriatric Medicine, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii

Free parking
Certificates of Completion provided
Please RSVP by Monday, June 18 to: icastellanos@alz.org
Sponsored in part by the Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program

Jun
24
Sun
2018 National School-Based Health Care Convention @ JW Marriott
Jun 24 – Jun 27 all-day
Jun
26
Tue
Finding the Balance: Enhancing Self-Efficacy in Persons Living with Dementia
Jun 26 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am

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Includes complimentary CEUs*

*This web seminar is approved for AoTA contact hours in addition to CEUs approved for all ASA web seminars

Few attributes of personhood are more zealously protected than self-determination, and few fears more troubling than the fear of losing independence. For people with dementia this can be particularly intense. Using stories taken from experience, Dr. Wehry will illustrate why preserving autonomy and enhancing self-efficacy in people with dementia are important. She’ll discuss ways professionals can support individuals living with dementia—and their families—in making decisions, even in the context of diminished decision-making capacity.

Participants in this web seminar will be able to:

  • Distinguish between autonomy, independence and self-efficacy;
  • Describe approaches to dealing with diminishing decision-making capacity in persons with dementia;
  • Discuss the positive benefits of self-efficacy on health and well-being; and,
  • Describe ways to enhance self-efficacy in persons with dementia.
Jun
28
Thu
What We Know About Hoarding Disorder: Research and Treatment Innovations
Jun 28 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am

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Not a Member? Join ASA or register for this event for $49

Includes complimentary CEUs*

Hoarding disorder is a complicated, painful and difficult-to-manage mental health disorder. It interferes with a person’s day-to-day life, including affecting cooking, cleaning and using the bathroom. It can even threaten health and life through tripping and fire hazards. This web seminar will feature three experts on hoarding disorder discussing their recent research and innovations in treating older adults, who are disproportionately affected by hoarding.

Participants in this web seminar will be able to:

  • Describe recent innovations in the treatment of hoarding disorder among older adults;
  • Describe how recent research on hoarding disorder in older adults may inform clinical practice; and,
  • Discuss partnerships between academics and clinicians and government agencies to address the problems caused by hoarding in older adults.