|Course Description:||The purpose of this three-day curriculum is to inform the practitioner of changes and to update them on new and most recent elder issues and amended resources. There will be a law update to include new and changes in elder law and legislative initiatives. The agenda will include topics such as: program development information; projected initiatives; and other comparable programs. Another aspect of training will be on recent research of elder concerns, including, but not limited to, dementia, abuse, neglect and exploitation, and medical issues. There will be an update on agencies affiliated with elder issues, such as, the Department of Children and Families; the Department of Elder Affairs; the Agency on Health Care Administration; the Florida Medicaid Fraud Control Unit; and the National Center on Elder Abuse.
Participants will share one program they have initiated since obtaining their Practitioner Designation. This will be a “Practitioner Exchange” and all participants will receive a copy of the information.
Attendees must have received their designation in order to attend this class.