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Webinar

Ethics & Blended Family Caregiving: Divorce, Stepfamilies & Shacking Up


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Topic Areas:
Ethics |  Family Caregiving
Category:
Case Managers |  CDPs |  CMC/NACCM |  Continuing Ed |  Ethics |  Social Workers |  Nursing Home Administrators/NAB
Faculty:
Joanna Frankel
Course Levels:
Beginner & Intermediate
Duration:
1 Hour
License:
Never expires.

Dates



Description

Families are more complex than ever before, and this complicates many caregiving situations involving older adults.  Many seniors prefer to “shack up” rather than remarry.  Gay marriage is legal in many states and more LGBT families are having children.  More and more non-blood-related loved ones can be considered “family” to an older adult.  These changing family dynamics can create ethical dilemmas for healthcare professionals.  Ethical challenges surrounding visitation, healthcare decision-making and confidentiality regarding older adults with complex family dynamics will be explored during this interactive and thought-provoking presentation.

This content is suitable for both beginning and intermediate levels.  

Credits


Social Work - New York

Jenerations Health Education, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0130. Participants are granted 1Contact Hours of Continuing Education*Live, on-line, self-study


Nursing Home Administrators (pending)

This course has been submitted to NAB/NCERS and is pending approval. Please contact stephanie@jenerationshealth.com for any questions and/or to check on the status of approval.


Certified Case Manager (pending credits)

This program is pending approval by CCMC for continuing education credits. Please check back for approval or contact stephanie@jenerationshealth.com with any questions.


Certified Dementia Practitioners

Jenerations is a Certified Sponsor of professional continuing education with the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners and International Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners for members holding certifications as CDP, CDCM and CADDCT. This is approved for 1 CEU.


Social Work Ethics (Maryland)

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. Jenerations Health Education maintains responsibility for this program.

Participant is awarded  1 Ethics, Category 1 Maryland Social Work CEUs

 


CMC/NACCM

Jenerations Health Education is approved by the National Academy of Certified Care Managers (NACCM) as a continuing education provider, #20-801JHE. This activity approved for 1  CMC contact hours.

 

 

 


Social Work

Jenerations Health Education, #1494, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Jenerations Health Education maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 01/26/2021-01/26/24. Social Workers completing this course receive 1 Ethics continuing education credit.


Assisted Living Manager-Maryland

This course meets the Office of Health Care Quality's Assisted Living Units criteria for recommendation for training to be offered to the assisted living providers of Maryland. Jenerations Health Education is an approved provider for the above stated course for Assisted Living Manager continuing education. 1hours awarded.

 

 

 



Faculty

Joanna Frankel's Profile

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Joanna Frankel is a graduate of Towson University with her Bachelors in both Psychology and Gerontology. Following, Joanna obtained her MSW from the University of Maryland School of Social Work with a clinical concentration and a focus in Aging. Since, Joanna has been working in the long-term care setting for over 15 years. Her experience includes directing the social work department in a 205-bed facility, with clients who have a variety of mental health issues, long term care needs, at end of life, on dialysis and who are ventilator dependent.  Additionally, Joanna is passionate about and has expertise in dementia, advance directives/end of life and mental health issues in the elderly. Furthermore, she has spent the last 10 years consulting in several nursing homes, educating social workers on the proper practices of long-term care while providing clinical supervision. Joanna has always educated interdisciplinary teams, patients and families on various topics on aging. When Joanna isn’t working, you can find her playing ball with her husband and 2 boys or at the nearest sushi restaurant.


Learning Objectives

This webinar is designed to maximize interaction between the instructor and the participants.  The webinar provides opportunity for question & answer as well as group discussion.  Participants can interact through typed chat or voice communication.

 

After attending this course, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss at least 2 different ethical dilemmas that arise in caregiving situations with older adults who have complex family situations             
  • Identify at least 2 different areas of professional state and/or national Code of Ethics relevant to handling ethical dilemmas in complex family caregiving situations  
  • Explore at least 2 best practices in navigating ethical dilemmas with older adults who have complex family dynamics

Agenda

20 minutes: What ethical dilemmas can arise hen there is a complex family dynamic?

20 minutes:  Review of the Codes of Ethics as they apply to addressing complex family situations

20 minutes: Best Practices for approaching and managing hen older adults have complicated family situations that can present challenges; Summary/Conclusions

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 *Certificates will be provided upon completion of evaluation

 

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Q: How do I receive my CEs at the end of the webinar? /How do I get my certificate?

A: CE certificates will be made available to all participants who attend the webinar in full, and completes the evaluation found in their registration profile.  You will find these in your profile when you log in: https://jenerations.ce21.com/

 

Q: What if I am running late or must leave before the program ends? Will I still receive credit? 

A: Due to credit compliance standards, full attendance is required to receive CE certificate. Therefore, if you arrive to the webinar late or leave the webinar early, you may not qualify to receive a CE certificate.  Jenerations does not offer partial credit for participation.

 

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A: Should you have technical difficulties; you should be able to rejoin the webinar through your account profile by clicking “Launch Webinar”. Our attendees are given a grace period to rejoin; however, failure to return in time, will result in not receiving CE credits.  If technical difficulties are experienced by the entire group a notice will be sent out advising of such.

 

Q: Are the webinars live?

A: Yes, our Jenerations webinars are live and interactive - not pre-recorded. To receive credit, these webinars should be treated as if you are attending an in-person course in a classroom setting and will also require a minimum participation.  This is tracked via your online participation as well as polls/quiz responses and other applicable certification requirements.

NOTE: Jenerations also offers On-Demand content.  This content is pre-recorded.  Credits may differ from the original Live Webinar offering.

 

Q: Who are you authorized by?

A: While most licensing boards for social work accept CE, credits provided by (ASWB), licensees are responsible for determining where specific courses meet their jurisdiction’s requirements.  State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit.  **It is the responsibility of the registered user to review the details of each program and the credit approvals (noted in the approval statement under the Credits tab) on the website to determine which CE approvals are being offered for each course.

Jenerations Health Education is approved by the following organizations:

Jenerations Health Education regularly submits programs to the following entities for program approvals:

  • Commission for Case Management Certification (Certified Case Managers)
  • NAB/NCERS (Nursing Home Administrators)
  • National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners and International Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners (Certified Dementia Practitioners)
  • Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards (Certified Financial Planners)


Q: Are there specific equipment or technical requirements?

There are recommended system settings and system requirements.  System requirements are:

  • Operating Systems: Windows XP or higher, MacOS 9 or higher, Android 4.0 or higher
  • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 9.0 or higher, Google Chrome, Firefox 10.0 or higher
  • Broadband Internet connection: Cable, High-speed DSL & any other medium that is internet accessible.

It is recommended to have a wired connection or at minimum a strong wireless connection.  Should you lose connectivity to the program it may impact your attendance which can impact the participation needed to obtain credit. 

 

Q: Do you offer ADA Accommodations?

A: Yes! If you are requesting ADA accommodations, please contact us via email at contact@jenerationshealth.com  at least two weeks prior to the course date. Requests after that date may not be fulfilled. 

 

Q: What do I do if I have a complaint/grievance?

A: For grievances, contact Jenerations Health Education at 443-416-7710 or contact@jenerationshealth.com. 

Policies & Accommodation Requests

See below for policies and accommodations information:

  • Successful completion of our continuing education programs will require attendance for the entire event as well as completion & submission of the evaluation form, (& post test for recorded products) at the conclusion of the webinar.  Certificates will be provided via your account once program requirements have been met.
    • Please note that for recorded webinars, participants must score an 80% on the post test to receive the certificate. Participants will have 3 attempts to take the quiz. Failure to pass at an 80% after 3 attempts means the certificate will not be provided. Participant can purchase program again to view and make further attempts.
  • To request an ADA accommodations, please contact us via email at contact@jenerationshealth.com  at least two weeks prior to the course date. Requests after that date may not be fulfilled. 
  • For grievances, contact Jenerations Health Education at 443-416-7710 or contact@jenerationshealth.com.
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  • Refund Policy
    • Live Interactive Webinars: Registrations for live interactive webinars may be canceled 15 days prior to the program date with full refund. Cancelations made after this date will receive credit for another Jenerations live interactive webinar.
    • Recorded Webinars: Purchase of recorded webinars can be refunded in full or exchange for a different recorded webinar within 72 hours of purchase date.
    • Please email contact@jenerationshealth.com to discuss refund and/or exchange. 

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