Elder Abuse Conference

Program Description

This conference is designed to help participants understand the vulnerabilities experienced by seniors which increases their susceptibility to elder abuse and other crimes and also their reluctance to reporting these crimes.  Participants will  gain skills in identifying and reporting elder abuse crimes; interview and investigation techniques, and how to prepare for successful prosecution of the offender.  Break-out sessions will address utilizing community wide awareness/education initiatives and the use of  community resources to improve the ability of seniors to live safely in the community.

Learning Objectives

After attendance at the conference, participants will be able to:

a.       Identify issues which place seniors at risk for victimization.

b.      Define types of elder abuse and current societal trends which have impacted the type and incidence of abuse.

c.       Verbalize appropriate interview and investigation techniques for working with seniors.

d.      Recognize resources which improve the ability of the senior to live successfully in the community.

e.      Apply concepts to practice.

Registration Fees

Lunch is included for all participants

Early-bird Registration $85.00  (Must be received by May 17)

Professional W/ CEUs $100.00

Seniors (no CEU’s) $50.00

Students (no CEU’s) $50.00

First Responders: FREE

7.5 Contact Hours

Agenda

Please note that each Breakout session is 75 minutes in length. The afternoon sessions are repeats of the morning sessions, allowing participants the option to see two of the three sessions throughout the day.

8:00-8:30 Registration
8:30-10:00 Keynote: Surviiving the Tsunami with 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 Sheriff Deputy Ben Romero and Vicki Heigele, RN, Care Coordinator 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 Sheriff Deputy Ben Romero and Vicki Heigele, RN, Care Coordinator with MKSO

Scams and red flags for seniors: State Director of the BBB Denise Groene
2:15-2:30 Break
2:30-3:45 Interstate Trafficking for Vulnerable Adults with Special Agent Toni Brown
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 7.5 contact hours applicable for RN, LPN, or LMHT re-licensure. Kansas State Board of Nursing Provider #LT 0105- 0127.  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 7.5 hours credit applicable for re-licensure of individuals licensed by the Kansas BSRB. 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.