Elder Abuse Conference

Program Description

This conference is designed to give participants the opportunity to understand reporting elder abuse and crime from the first report through prosecution. Attendees will be able to learn what makes seniors more vulnerable to abuse as well as being less likely to report. It will cover how to conduct the interview and investigation with seniors, and what is needed for a successful prosecution. The conference will also provide information on resources available for seniors to allow then to retain in their own homes.

Learning Objectives

1.    Growing issue of protecting seniors & vulnerable adults

2.    How to detect and protect the victims

3.    Recognize current scams.

4.    Identify community resources and know how to access them.

Registration Fees

Lunch is included for all participants

Early-bird Registration $85.00  (Must be received by May 1)

Professional W/ CEUs $100.00

Seniors (no CEU’s) $50.00

Students (no CEU’s) $50.00

First Responders: FREE

Agenda

8:00-8:30 Registration
8:30-10:00 Keynote: Special Agent Toni Brown
10:00-10:15 Break
10:15-11:30 Break-out Sessions

Cybersecurity: FBI Special Agent Tom Ensz

SENIORS program and Community Resources: Sedgwick County Sherriff Deputy Ben Romero and Vicki Heigele with MKSO

Scams and red flags for seniors: State Director of the BBB Denise Groene
11:30-11:45 Break
11:45-12:45 Lunch Presentation

Working effectively with older adults: tips and techniques Roberta Schouten
12:45-1:00 Break
1:00- 2:15 Break-out Sessions

Cybersecurity: FBI Special Agent Tom Ensz

SENIORS program and Community Resources: Sedgwick County Sherriff Deputy Ben Romero and Vicki Heigele with MKSO

Scams and red flags for seniors: State Director of the BBB Denise Groene
2:15-2:30 Break
2:30-3:45 Afternoon Sesson
3:45-4:00 Wrap up and evaluation

 

REGISTER TODAY!

Continued Education:

*MHASCK is an approved provider of continuing education by the Kansas State Board of Nursing. This course offering is approved for 8 contact hours applicable for RN, LPN, or LMHT re-licensure. Kansas State Board of Nursing Provider #LT 0105- 0127.  Each program listed specifies the number of contact hours of credit provided.  Each session must be attended in its entirety to receive credit.  Partial credit will not be granted.  No refunds given for cancellations, unless due to minimum/maximum regulations.

*MHASCK is an approver provider of continuing education by the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board presents this offering for a maximum of 8 hours credit applicable for re-licensure of LASWSs, LBSWs, LMSWs and LSCSWs. Kansas Provider Number 15-006.

**If you need auxiliary aids or services identified in the ADA, contact 316.651.1212, 2 weeks prior to this workshop.